Mardi Gras Cup Shakers


These Mardi Gras cup shakers are fun to make and produce a satisfyingly loud noise for your Mardi Gras parade! Our photo of the craft is a little old, but it really did sparkle when we made it!

Mardi Gras Cup Shakers

You will need:

2 polystyrene cups
Green and purple paint
Dried beans or rice
Gold star stickers
Sticky tape


Paint one cup purple and one green.

Leave to dry and then decorate with stickers.

Fill one cup about 1/3 full of rice or bean. Turn the other cup upside down and tape securely together.

Shake and enjoy!


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