WHIRRING WIDGET: Make your own music

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WHIRRING WIDGET: Make your own music


  Last updated April 27, 2018 at 11:45 am


Can you play a musical instrument? Have you ever wondered how  musical notes are made? Make your own high and low notes with your own weird whirring widget.

What you’ll need:

1 x pair of scissors

2 x wooden paddlepop sticks

1 x drinking straw

1 x large elastic/rubber band

2 x small elastic/rubber bands

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