Musical Glasses

Materials

  • Drinking glasses Water from tap
  • Food colouring (optional)
  • teaspoon

Preparation

Directions to make musical glasses:

  1. Use three or more glasses. Fill each with a different amount of water. For added fun, you can drop food colouring into each glass.
  2. With a teaspoon, lightly tap the side of each glass; listen for the different notes you can make.
  3. Experiment with different amounts of water and various sized glasses.

   Can you come up with a song to play? Visit this website for glass measurements to make the notes for The Sound of Music.

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