Make a Spooky Noise Machine

29 10 2010

Make your own spooky noise machine to startle your friends this Halloween.

Poke a small hole in the middle of a plastic cup using a nail or the tip of your scissors. Tie a piece of string about two feet long to a paper clip. Put the other side of the string through the hole. Cut a piece of a paper towel roughly the size of a dollar bill, get it damp, and fold it over. Tightly grip the string with the paper towel near the cup and make short jerking motions down the string.

Rubbing the wet paper towel along the string creates friction causing vibrations. The vibrations travel up the string and are amplified by the cup.

What does the noise machine sound like? A creepy ghost? Wind whistling though the trees? Tell us what your noise maker sounds like in the comment section!

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: