Arts and Craft Projects, Holiday DIY Crafts

Chinese New Year Craft


 Kids will have a blast making a homemade Chinese Drum!

Supplies: two paper plates, glitter/paint, construction paper, (2) 7-8inch ribbons, glue or glue gun, popsicle stick, beads and hole punch.


step 1: glue popsicle stick to the inside of one plate. Adult supervision needed if child is using glue gun


Step 2: put glue around the rim of the plate and add second paper plate on top.

Step 3: cut a large circle out of construction paper and glue it to the outside of drum/plate.



Step 4: decorate the drum – try to duplicate Chinese characters if you can!


Step 5: tie beads to one end of both ribbons

Step 5: punch holes on the side of the drum and tie one ribbon to each hole.


Now it will make a great drumming sound!

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