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    Make a Cardboard Train Whistle

    Sam Elder
    Published on - April 4, 2020 by Sam Elder

    Teachers & Parents, Inspiration, #tinkertogether

    This project is part origami, part cardboard, and all fun!

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    Instructables author robives shows us how to make this musical noisemaker with fully detailed steps in this tutorial, which includes a downloadable pdf template to help make the flexible bellows section.

    Check out the video to hear what the whistle sounds like when completed!

    This is a fantastic project for some hands-on making with common, accessible materials.

    All you need is cardboard, cardstock, white glue, scissors, and a few other basic crafting supplies.

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    After you make a train whistle, why not try out some other fun cardboard projects?

    There are hundreds of fun and inspirational cardboard project tutorials over on Instructables; be sure to check them out! 


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