First my dad and I
went to the store to get some bones. Dad cut the
bone with his saw into eight small pieces. Next I
got a coat hanger and measured 2 feet after my dad
straightened the coat hanger. He then cut the
hanger with wire cutters. Then I bent the hanger
into a circle leaving about 3 inches on each side.
Then I strung the bones onto the hanger and my mom
helped me twist each end of the hanger to make a
handle. Then we added twine for the handle by
wrapping the 3-inch ends to complete the handle.
Finally I used a hot glue gun to place colored
beads on each of the bones. This took about 1
The sound is produced
by shaking the rattle this causes the bones to hit
against each other.
To change the
dynamics louder you shake the rattle
soft to make it softer. You cannot
change the pitch on the rattle. The timbre of the
rattle sounds gravely to me.