• String
  • Colorful beads or buttons
  • Clear plastic cup or pot / small water bottle
  • Markers, crayons, stickers, etc. (for decorating)



  1. Let your children decorate the cup
  2. Poke a hole on the bottom of the cup
  3. Thread a bead through the yarn leaving it in the middle
  4. Insert the bead inside the cup pulling both ends of the yarn through the hole. Tie is a loop for hanging.
  5. Poke 4-6 even spaced holes around the opening of the cup
  6. Tie yarn or string through each of the holes and secure with a knot
  7. Thread the colorful beads through all the strings and secure at the bottom

Hang on a tree or on your patio and enjoy the tinkling noise the beads make when the wind blows.