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Tin Can Wind Chime Craft

Tin Can Wind Chime Craft

We had so much fun making this Tin Can Wind Chime Craft.  If you are looking for summer craft Tin Can Wind Chimes are a great way to recycle your tin cans and beat the summer boredom blues. Trust me everyone will enjoy making this fun craft and it is a great way to recycle and upcycle too.

Tin Can Wind Chime Craft

Tin Can Wind Chime Craft


  • Tempera Paint
  • Paint Brushes
  • Newspaper
  • Embroidery Hoop (Wooden or Plastic)
  • Fishing Line
  • 1 Washer
  • 3 Nuts
  • Gorilla Glue
  • Empty Tin Cans

To Make:

1.  Collect empty tin cans used in cooking.  Wash and dry.
2.  Put down newspaper and wear an apron or old t-shirt to protect clothing
3.  Paint the tin cans and allow to dry (add designs if you want)
4.  Paint Embroidery Hoop if using wood or choose a colorful plastic one
5.  After the cans have dried place a hole in the top of each can and attach fishing line with a nut through the bottom.
6. Attach tin cans to the embroidery hoop using fishing line, use gorilla glue to secure.
7.  Using a washer create a hanger at the top.
8.  Enjoy the clanking of the tin cans in the wind.

This is an affordable summer project!  I picked up my paint, paintbrushes and embroidery hoop at my local Michael’s – using a 40% off coupon of course 🙂  I love being able to recycle the tin cans.

Disclosure: Michael’s provided a gift card for me to purchase supplies however all opinions are 100% my own.

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