Bead Banger

By Jeremy

The name of my instrument is the Bead Banger. It is percussion. I made my instrument from plastic string, coffee can, and drum sticks. My instrument was made to be like a drum.

I made my instrument with plastic string, can, plastic rain coat, beads, stick, spray paint, and tape. First I had a can. Then I painted it. I put holes in the side of the can. Then I put beads inside. Then I threaded the cover on with string connected to hang on my neck. Then I put the beads on the stick to play.

My instrument sounds like a small drum. It also sounds like a rattle. It makes a scraping sound when you switch sides of the stick and scrape the side of the drum.

I thought it was good when I was finished. I though it wasn't so hard when I was finished also. I couldn't wait to finish. I thought that it was actually pretty fun when I finished. Thank you for taking the time to read this.


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