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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!


    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.


    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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