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Springtime Wind Chime

Get in the swing of spring with this cheery craft.
 

Learning Benefits

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Creativity
Motor Skills

What you need:

  • string or yarn
  • mesh strainer
  • keys, washers, or bolts
  • rubber key covers (optional)

What to do:

  1. Securely tie off the ends of several 8" pieces of colorful yarn.
     
  2. Use a large needle to pull the thread down through the top of an upside-down strainer (we used a removable mesh sink strainer).
     
  3. Securely tie old keys to the ends of the strings so they hang freely.
     
  4. String a loop to the top of the strainer to use to hang your chime.
     
  5. Optional: Decorate some of your keys with colorful rubber key toppers, but don't cover all of your keys, otherwise they won't chime!  

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