Ring in '09 with a little noise with these homemade noise makers. Chances are you already have everything you need to make them--or, at least, most of them.
A bit 'kid-crafty' but sure to get the job done is the two paper bowls, popsicle stick and beads method.
Similar to the previous idea is this paper plates, popsicle stick and beans technique.
Sure to produce a bit more noise is this colorful water bottle number, which is complete with jingle bell accompanyment.
Turning to the film canister offerings, we have the very portable popcorn-filled cannister shaker dealie.
And finally, by far the most technical of the bunch and my personal favorite, a really obnoxious noise maker. Take a listen: