You don’t need a turbine to harness the power of the wind. Easy, breezy chimes work just as well—not only are they a creative way to teach kids about air flow and how it works, but they’re also an awesome update your backyard décor. From egg cartons and ice cream spoons to seashells and tin cans, click through the gallery of cute wind chime crafts that will blow you away.

Over the Rainbow

Wood-n’t you like to make this colorful chime? A few more steps to this one but the result is worth it. Props to Jackie at Happy Hooligans who came up with this cool craft that can start with a walk in nature. Find the how-to, here.

photo: Jackie Curry via Happy Hooligans


Do you have a DIY wind chime craft kiddos can do? Give us your how-to in the comments.

—Nikki Walsh