How to Create Laundry Detergent Cap Shakers

Many toddlers and kids love to shake things - even toss things over a highchair or table. This is a great shaking instrument to entertain little ones, especially for babysitting excursions.

Steps

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    Wash and dry the laundry caps with hot water and soap really good. Make sure that there is no leftover detergent in or around the caps.
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    Measure and pour the rice or kernels into one cap. The amount you use will determine the noise of the shaker, so less things will make a lighter sound and more things will make a heavier sound.
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    Place glue on both cap rims. Stick them together and hold tightly until the bond sticks.
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    Shake the cap shaker for enjoyment and fun.

Tips

  • Wrap the caps with colorful duct tape after gluing for decoration.

Warnings

  • Always have an adult be responsible of glue guns, etc.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 clean laundry detergent caps, same size (colorful ones preferred)
  • 1/3 cup of uncooked rice or unpopped popcorn kernels
  • Hot or super glue
  • Duct tape (or colored tape)

Article Info

Categories: Recyclable Crafts for Kids