A sheet of paper is all you'll need to create some buzz this New Year's Eve.
What to do: Roll a sheet of office paper into a narrow tube by starting at one corner and wrapping the paper around a pencil, then slipping out the pencil after a few turns. Secure the tube with tape.
Gently pinch one end of the tube and snip it two thirds of the way across, as shown, to form a triangular flap. Fold up the flap so that it covers the end of the tube.
To play the noisemaker: Place your lips around the uncut end. Lightly press on the flap so that it almost touches the opening. Gently inhale and release your finger. The flap will vibrate, making a noise that says,
"Happy New Year."