rain stickS

A rainstick is a great craft for young and old and a fun science activity too. They will enjoy the creative freedom of being able to decorate their rainsticks and especially love using them to make music and explore various sounds created by the different materials placed inside the tubes. 



Materials required:

  1. Mailing tube (41 x 640mm)

  2. Tinfoil

  3. Rice

  4. Acrylic/ school craft paint TIP: Use watercolour paint for demo/ open days, as it will dry a lot quicker and will be less messy.

  5. Scissors

  6. Ribbon

  7. Hand towel

  8. Wool & pompom maker

step by step

Scared that you will forget some of the steps? Download and print a step by step  "cheat sheet" to keep handy whilst presenting your class. Download the PDF here.


lets start dancing!