I've been wanting to try making one of these for so long! A parent of a child I once taught told me how to make a rain stick (or rain maker) while we were doing a project about the rainforest. It is so easy!
Colourful Rain Stick Craft for Spring
Easy Vibrant Rain Sticks for Kids to Make - Great craft for kids using paper towel rolls and dollar store washi tape! The tape is a great fine-motor work out, and the preschoolers loved using it. The 5-8 year olds really enjoyed making these rain sticks as well. - Happy Hooligans
DIY rain stick craft that actually sounds like rain
DIY rain stick craft | craft for kids | How to make a rain stick that actually works! || Gift of Curiosity
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I never thought of doing this! Aluminum foil inside of a rainstick rather that needles or pins. Music safer (and cheaper!) Munchkins And Music: Music Crafts
Make a Rainstick - Musical Instrument Craft
How to make a large rain stick musical instrument out of a mailing tube.
The materials for an April showers rainstick craft.
Tribal Rainsticks Craft Kit (makes 24) A good idea for some rainy day fun for the kids (just ignore the annoying lady on the left).