Make a face shield for yourself or others at home with materials you already have!
2 or 2.5 liter CLEAR (unscratched) plastic bottle - WHEN REMOVING LABEL, Sometimes the label sticks/residue stays on the plastic.
That's ok- You want to CUT that part off, so that the clear plastic remaining, becomes the shield.
Strong scissors (quilting scissors work great)
clear tape - high quality duct tape works well.
Headbands or Elastic, or even large rubber bands could work.
Instructions - Please follow instructions in the 3 min video~ if you are trying to produce A LOT of face shields, the most important detail is then to make sure that you allow the bottle to stay rounded when you cut the 2.5-3 inch wide gap and make the face shape...it needs to be curved enough that the bottle will stay sealed around the face.
This DIY solution is perhaps even more effective than other face shields, because it easily seals completely onto your face. It's a hard sell for a hospital to use maybe, but it works GREAT on the home front, and especially since there is no shortage of pop bottles in our country. And what a way to be environmentally friendly!
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Rachel Sparrow is a professional singer, musician,(violin, piano, ukulele) actor, teacher, arranger, writer, and most importantly: a wife and a mommy of two littles. She loves to help parents make everyday life musical with their kids as well as share backstage stories, and performance experiences here. She earned her Master's degree in Voice Performance from Northwestern University, and also holds two Bachelor's degrees in Voice, and Music Education (certified to teach k-12 vocal & instrumental music) from Idaho State University. She is also a certified Music Together Director (music class for birth-5 yrs). See about Rachel.
"Think Outside Your Box" means 3 things:
1. Be Selfless - think beyond your own "box". (and for singers, there's more to life than your voice box!) You're capable of helping and healing others.
2. Feel Empowered to bust out of the proverbial
"box" made of societally-induced-parameters.
3. Be Bold. Innovate. Stretch yourself. You can do anything if you set your mind to it.