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MARACAS (PAPER CUPS) 

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Illustration: GeoffSlater.com

Level: ECE, Primary, Junior, Middle School
Grades: PreK - 8 | Age: 2 - 14yrs | Written by: KinderArt.com
Summary:

Learn how to make maracas using yogurt containers or paper cups.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Put the beans or peas into one of the cups or containers

  2. Hot glue the 2 containers together.

  3. Wrap masking tape around the rims for added support.

  4. Paint the shaker with bright colors and glue on fabric pieces too if you wish.
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