Build an outdoor music wall with recycled material

14 July 2020 | Life Style

You don’t have to explore the ends of the earth to find the necessary materials for this project, as they are all readily available and relatively inexpensive. This will entertain and stimulate your children’s senses and may also help you discover the next musical genius in your family!

Before you get started:
-To find inspiration for your wall, use the internet to browse videos on YouTube which should help you take the first steps on getting started

Ideas for the wall:
-If you don’t have any other material, an existing wire fence or palisade fence could be used as a makeshift wall
-Timber or timber posts can be purchased if you are daring enough and would like to build your own structure
-Wooden pallets are usually readily available and can also be used for as a more cost-effective option for a wall

Tools/materials needed:
-Bolts, screws or hooks are needed to hang the various items
-Depending on the structure you build, you may also need instruments such as a saw, drill, measuring tape and spirit level
-Paint or spray paint can be used for the PVC pipes or for decorating your wall

Suggested items that can be used:
-PVC pipes in various shapes and sizes
-Old pots or pans
-Plastic buckets
-Empty tins
-Plastic/metal bowls
-Wooden spoons that can be used as drumsticks
-A shower caddy can be used for storing “drumsticks”
-Hanging chimes
-A strainer
-Metal spoons
-Parts from your children’s broken musical instruments

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