Need an idea for an arts and crafts projects for your little ones this summer? Here is a cute one that involves assembly and painting. Almost all the supplies for this project can be purchased at the dollar store. You can find the directions on how to create this craft at Happy Hooligans.
While putting these together with your children, you could throw in some facts about traditional rain sticks. For more information on rain sticks and their history, uses, etc. visit Ehow.