Simple Rain Stick Supplies needed: empty potato chip cans with lids several plastic 6pack can holders contact paper/construction paper popcorn or dried beans masking tape or colored tape decorative materials; boot laces, raffia, commercially purchased feather, beads, etc
Instructions: Fold plastic 6pack holders lengthwise and insert several into each can. Pour in a handful of popcorn or dried beans, adjust amounts till you find the sounds you like. Seal lid to can. Decorate with wood grain or jungle printed contact paper or with decorated construction paper. Tie cords, leather bootlace, yard, raffia, etc around top. Attach purchased feather and/or beads.