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Cutlery Wind Chimes

Cutlery Wind Chimes
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Students will recycle plastic cutlery and paper plates to make chimes.

By Andrea Mulder-Slater

What You Need:

  • plastic cutlery
  • a paper plate
  • a sharp pencil
  • a pair of scissors
  • some string or yarn

What You Do:

  1. First, cut the string into lengths from 4″ to 6″.
  2. Then, tie the string to the ends of the cutlery.
  3. Next poke some holes into the paper plate, thread the string through and tie a knot in each piece.
  4. Finally, fasten three pieces of string to the top of the plate.
  5. Optional: decorate the paper plate with crayons, paint, markers or paper.


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