Paper plate

Make your own tambourine using paper plates and buttons.

15 minutes This should take about 15 mins

You will need:

  • Print-out (1 page)
  • 2 paper plates
  • Hole punch
  • String or thread
  • Glue
  • Buttons

Remember to ask a Grown-up for help.

What to do:

Step 1

Paper plate with holes punched into it.

Ask a grown up to help you make eight holes around the edge of each plate. Try and make them in the same place in both plates.

Step 2

Two paper plates stuck together.

Stick the plates together, front to front.

Step 3

Paper plate with buttons attached to it.

Using string or thread, attach two buttons to the plates, by threading them together through the holes.

Step 4

Finshed tambourine.

Decorate your jingly tambourine with Balamory decorations and shake!

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Make your own tambourine using paper plates and buttons.

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