At-Home Craft: Make Your Own Trumpet

It’s craft time! Join Sarah from the Seattle Symphony’s Education & Community Engagement team as she shows you how to make your own trumpet.

What you’ll need

  • Trumpet Template
  • 1 extra sheet of paper
  • Coloring supplies
  • Ribbons or pipe cleaners
  • Scissors
  • Tape

Steps to make your instrument

  • Print the trumpet template
  • Color your trumpet
  • Cut out the trumpet
  • Roll your second piece of paper into a long tube or funnel shape, and tape it
  • Tape the funnel to the back of your trumpet, with the smaller end of the funnel in line with the trumpet’s mouthpiece and the larger part nearest the bell
  • Decorate the bell of the trumpet with ribbons or pipe cleaners
  • Place the small end of your funnel at your lips and buzz into your trumpet to make sound!

Don’t have the needed materials? No problem! Check out this website where you can color a trumpet online for free.

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Posted on June 17, 2020