Children love music and singing, and doing it together is enjoyable for both of you. You can make it even more exciting by making glittery microphones to sing into.

What you need

Toilet roll tube

Markers

Pom-poms

Glitter glue

Benefits

Develops hand eye coordination and control

Increases vocabulary and encouraging sense of rhythm

Builds confidence and strengthens relationships

And don’t forget, the everyday things you do together make a big difference and can help your child to grow up healthier and happier.

How long will it take?

1 hr

What to do

  1. With your child, decorate the toilet roll tube using glitter, pom poms and markers. Let your kid's imagination and sticky fingers go wild.

    boy glueing feather with mum
  2. Start singing your child’s favourite songs together using the microphones. It can be anything you like, from Wheels on the Bus to One Direction.

    boy and mum singing