Plaster Maracas

maracas_plaster1Wrap plastic maracas with plaster gauze to make maracas that sound and look like the real ones.

You need:

  • Maracas
  • 1 Yard of Rigid Wrap
  • Scissors
  • Paint and Brushes
  • Disposable Plastic Bowl


Fill a plastic bowl with water. Cut 1″ strips of Rigid Wrap. Dip a strip into the water and wrap around a maraca smoothing with extra water on your fingers. Continue until both maracas are completely covered. Let dry. Drying is best over night but weather permitted will dry in a couple of hours. Paint.