Shake things up by making your baby their own maracas! This activity promotes sensory development, rhythm, and of course good times! Here’s the kicker, it’s free and you can do it right now within minutes by following these quick and easy steps:
1. Mini tupperware container with tight fitting lids work great, or better yet, upcycle old empty plastic food containers, such as, drinkable yogurt bottles.
2. Remove the label, wash throughly, and dry well.
3. Fill the container with uncooked rice, pasta, or beans (note: different sizes, shapes, and the amount of the filler will determine varying sounds of your musical instrument).
4.Tightly screw the lid back on and begin to decorate the bottle with your choice of stickers.
5. Play a tune and have a jam session with your little percussionist.
*Do not leave your baby unattended with this rattle to avoid any choking hazards