Lollipop Stick Harmonica

Make your own musical instrument with some straw, lollipop sticks and some elastic bands!

 

Equipment

  • A Straw
  • 2 lollipop sticks
  • Elastic bands

 

Method

  1. Place 2 Lollipop sticks together and fix at each end with 2 elastic bands
  2. Cut a straw and insert 2 short pieces into the gap between the lollipop sticks
  3. Blow through the gap
  4. Can you hear a sound? What happens if you move the 2 straws closer together or further apart? Does the noise change?

 

Health and Safety

Ensure that the students are using children’s safety scissors.