Let's Make Maracas


  • plastic containers with lid (screw top is best)
  • rice, beans, sand, lentils (use different fillings for different sounds)
  • strong tape
  • ribbon decorations

how to:

1. Fill plastic container a third full with one of the above fillings.

2. Tape firmly.

3. Decorate and shake.

Adapted from HOP Healthy Opportunities for Preschoolers