How to Make a Xylophone | Musical Instruments


Today, we’re making instruments from household
items. Today, we’re going to make a xylophone out
of glass cups. What you’ll need: you’ll need four or five
or six glass cups, a spoon, some water . . . I’ve got a little planter water. And to make things fun, some food coloring. So what we’re going to do is we’re going to
take the food coloring and we’re going to put it in . . . a dot in each one. To make things fun, we’re going to do it in
some different sizes. I’m going to put a little bit in this one,
and then I’m going to try different colors. Especially for the kids; I think they’ll really
enjoy the different colors. Of course, make sure you do it so that you
don’t make a mess. I’m going to fill this one a little bit more
up. And so . . . Okay, doesn’t that look pretty? I like it. So that’s our basic glass xylophone. Try using different size cups to make different
sounds. You can try bigger cups and smaller cups,
since they’re going to make different noises.