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Plastic Spoon Maracas

This simple Plastic Spoon Maracas are an easy craft for kids to make and play. Everyone in the class or at the party can become a musician in just a few minutes.

Trivia: Maracas are a native instrument of Puerto Rico, Cuba, Venezuela and several nations of the Caribbean and Latin America.


4 Plastic spoons
2 Plastic Easter Eggs
Dried Beans or Dried Peas


Put several dried beans or peas inside plastic egg and screw shut.

Using picture below as a reference, tape plastic Easter egg  inside the bowls of two plastic spoons.

Then tape the handles together.

Select your favorite duct tape and cover the spoon and egg to create a colorful maraca.

Now everyone can be a member of the band.


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