DIY: Home-Made Drums

DIY Home-made Drums babies toddlers

I first made DIY Home-Made Drums at SPACE last year, and since then I have made them with my Coffee Group, for my own children & just recently, I made some for Master M's Home-based Carer (how nice am I?). They are super easy to make and the kids absolutely love them! 

You will need: 
Formula tins (washed and dried)
Scrapbook paper (12x12)
Vinyl circles (for top and bottom)
String or ribbon (of your choice)

Here's what you do:
Grab your formula tin

Measure scrapbook paper and cut out the size you need

Glue the scrapbook paper to the tin
(if you use a hot glue gun - you will need to do this quickly before it sets)
You will need to cut an extra bit of scrapbook paper to cover exposed tin (see picture above) 
Cut two circles of vinyl (size of a side plate)
Punch 12 holes into vinyl (Tip: use clock face as a guide)
Thread your ribbon through the holes, tighten and tie a knot.
(Tip: Thread half one way, and then thread the other way - joining the two in the middle)
Now your drum is ready to make music! 

FROM THIS....                                    TO THIS!!!

How cool do these drums look? Now it's YOUR TURN!
They are perfect for Babies & Toddlers.

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  1. Love..... GRRR that Keaton is not on formula anymore... will have to remember this for the next baby!!!!!

    1. Just ask around friends and family :) That's what I did - at one stage I had about 30!

    2. Good Idea - am sure his daycare will have some! Thanks :-)

  2. That's so cute! If my kids didn't already make enough noise, I would totally do this! LOL!!

  3. These look amazing! So creative and a lot of fun. Thanks for sharing on #ToddlerFunFriday

  4. I've been wanting to make these also. You did a great job! :) x

  5. This is so cool. My daughter would love something like this Thanks for sharing



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