The name of my instrument is the "Christmas
Drum". I got the idea from my grandma. My
instrument belongs in the percussion family. My
instrument has Christmas colors on it. The volume
of my instrument is loud.
I used paper, a bucket, cardboard, string,
and foil to make my instrument. I found my bucket
in the kitchen. I found the cardboard on my back
porch. I found the foil in the dining room. I found
the strings in my grandma's basket.
First I took a bucket and I turned it upside
down. then I got some green and red paper and
started gluing the paper together. After that I
started drilling holes at the top of the bucket.
Next I put cardboard over the bucket. Then I put
string through the bucket and the cardboard.
Finally I put foil over the cardboard. Then I was
My grandma helped me with the gluing and the
drilling. She sharpened the sticks that go with the
drum. I did the loopty-loop through the cardboard
and the bucket with the string. I cut a circle from
out of the box and I put the foil on the drum.
The problem I had with my instrument was how
was I going to make it. I solved it by thinking a