Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Plastic Cup Phones


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Plastic cup phones...an oldie but a goodie! I had originally made them with small metal soup cans, but they didn't work at all! When I asked my awesome FB followers if they had tried making them and what results they had, everyone suggested plastic cups instead. They were right! Plastic cups worked great! These are so easy and quick to make. We had fun playing spys and secret agents :)
How To
I pushed a nail into the bottom of two plastic cups, threaded some yarn through and tied a knot inside. To make best use of the phones, you have to stand far enough away to where the string is taut. This allows the vibrations to more easily travel from cup to cup, producing a clearer sound.

If you like our Plastic Cup Phones, you may also like our Coffee Can Stilts which is another classic and easy to make toy for kids!
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