>You can make rainsticks with long cardboard tubes - best are the heavier >ones from printers; tape one end; fill with a couple of >handfulls of (uncooked) beans; tape and paint. > >Of course you would want to introduce their culture origins, use and >motifs prior to the activity. > >-Teresa Tipton > >On Thu, 6 Feb 1997 stratk_6 wrote: > >> Does anyone have directions on how to make a rainstick? >> T.I.A. >> -Lisa Schaa >> stratk_6 >>>>>>>
In this area bamboo is readily available and is used instead of cardboard
Put dried beans in and plug the ends with clay. Do not paint. I think you
could varnish these but I don't think I've ever seen it done.