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Garden Noisemaker | Garden Crafts

Garden Noisemaker

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Sometimes scarecrows are just too soft-spoken to intimidate the birds. Not so with these clanging noisemakers.


  • Jar lids
  • Hammer and nail
  • Tin cans
  • Twine or string


  1. For each noisemaker, use a hammer and nail to poke a hole through the center of two jar lids and the bottom of an empty can.
  2. Knot one end of a piece of twine and string on the lids, knotting the twine between them. Tie another knot one inch above the upper lid.
  3. Thread the twine through the hole in the can so that one lid serves as a clapper and the other catches the wind. Tie a loop in the end of the twine, and the can is ready to hang in your garden.