Tin cans go in the recycling.

Tin Cans: Recycling

After using tin cans that you bought at the grocery store, what do you do with them? Check out this DIY idea to help save the Earth and to entertain little kids.


1) A tin can

2) Construction paper

3) Decorating materials

4) Scissors

5) Sticks (or chopsticks, pencils, thin wood pieces)

Tin Can Drums

6) Hot glue


1) Wash the lid of the can.

2) If the lid has popped out, hot glue it back on.

3) Wrap construction paper around the can and cut as needed.

4) Decorate as desired.

Use your sticks and hit the top of the can. Enjoy your drum!