You're either a wind chime person or you're not. No judgment here.
But with a mother-in-law who most definitely is a wind chime person, I figure a child-made chime is sure to go straight to Grandma's heart.
These sport a few distinct advantages: They're inexpensive, and they test kids' dexterity. Not to mention they keep the kids busy for awhile.
A few favorites from around the web:
1. Sumac Wind Chimes. Hollow wood is easy to work with and makes a unique sound, and the folks at Natural Kids used it to make their own twist on the garden favorite.
2. Flower Pot Wind Chimes. Follow up a planting adventure with the kids with this hardy creation from Let's Explore.
3. Coffee Can Wind Chime. An old can gains a second life with a CraftZine project that's easy to make your own.