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Father's Day Wind Chimes

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  • Arts & Humanities
    Visual Arts
  • Mathematics


Pre-K, K-2, 3-5

Brief Description

Students make wind chimes for Father's Day.



  • apply art skills
  • measure lengths of fishing line.


art, wind, chime, father

Materials Needed

  • clean, empty 8 oz. margarine tubs made of thin plastic
  • construction paper
  • scissors
  • glue
  • hole puncher
  • ruler
  • clear nylon fishing line
  • 1/2-inch metal washers, eight per student
  • pencil

Lesson Plan

Following the instructions in Father's Day Wind Chimes, students make wind chimes for a father's office, garage, or workshop from plastic margarine tubs and metal washers.


Have students share their wind chimes and the reasons they selected each letter and/or picture.

Lesson Plan Source

Return to Father Figures: Lessons to Honor Dear Old Dad!.


Originally published 06/07/2002
Links last updated 06/01/2017