DIY Party Noise Makers are really very simple to make. I know they are cheap to buy, but we actually turned this into a fun activity and learned some things as well while we were making them. It’s a great boredom buster for kids. Kids of all ages will love this noise maker craft. This craft is perfect to make at home or in the classroom!

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Make your own noise makers for any party!

Homemade Party Noise Makers

These homemade noise makers are so easy to make. They’re perfect for holidays, for parties, or really for any reason! It’s a fun sensory craft that makes a lot of silly noises.

Younger kids and even older kids will absolutely love this noise maker craft. And the best part is, it’s budget-friendly! You only need two craft supplies to make a noise maker! How cool is that?

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Video: Make Your Own DIY Noise Makers

Here is the short video if you want to hear it our DIY party sound maker.

Supplies Needed To Make Noise Makers

How To Make DIY Party Noise Makers

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Noise makers are so easy and can be made in a few simple steps!

Step 1

Get scissors and some straws.

Step 2

Start cutting through the straw to make a spiral.

Step 3

Cut at least half of the straw that way.

Step 4

Flatten the other end of the straw with your finger (or scissors)

Step 5

Cut the straw to remove the two slanted ends.

How To Use Your Homemade Noise Makers

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Did you know different length noise makers will make different sounds?
  • It will take few tries to master these sound makers.
  • It might help to get a better sound if you tightly squeeze the straw next to your mouth. Experiment with different lengths and sizes of the straws.
  • This will cause various sounds. How about making some holes in the straw tube?

Decorate Your DIY Noise Makers

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You could make them any color you wanted!

Also go crazy on the decorations. You could tape a paper tube on the straw to make it look bigger and more festive.

Super Easy DIY Party Noise Maker Craft

Picture shows a child blowing on a red noise maker with a white background wearing a purple birthday hat from Kids Activities blog.

Make your very own noise makers! This noise maker craft is so easy to do, and kids of all ages will love! Be festive for any holiday or party! Plus, this noise maker craft is super budget-friendly!


  • Straws


  • Scissors


  1. Grab your scissors and straws!
  2. You'll use your scissors to start cutting a spiral through one end of the straw.
  3. Cut the spiral until you're halfway up the straw.
  4. Flatten the other end of the straw, either with your fingers or scissors.
  5. Then, you will cut the straw at 2 angles. Like you're cutting out 2 small triangles or slanted ends.

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How did your noise maker turn out? Did you learn to use it easily? Learn to make different sounds?

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  1. Thanks for the nice and easy tips to make things that kids love. I live with a family managing household chores and taking care of their children as well. The kids are lovely and they always interested in learning to make new things. This straw party noise maker is quite simple to create and attractive too.

    Looking for new ideas 🙂

    Mary Jain