Asian instruments to make by yourself
42 Splendidly Creative Homemade Musical Instruments
For an outsidethebox take on a musical instrument, youve got to try this chicken in a cup from All for the Boys. Its super easy to put together using household items, and kids will get a kick out of the squeaky sound it makes. Click here to get the instructions (including a video, so you can hear what it sounds like).
International Make Your Own Instrument Day - Online
Chinese musical instruments were traditionally grouped into 8 categories known as bayin. The eight categories are: silk, bamboo, wood, stone, metal, clay, gourd and skin. There are other instruments which may not fit these groups.
Top 10 Chinese Musical Instruments - China Whisper
There are a bunch of Chinese instruments in the Ethno World 5 library along with a large number of instruments from all over the world. Probably a bit expensive if you only want the Chinese ones but if you see yourself also using traditional instruments from all over, I definitely recommend it. It's probably my most heavily used library these days.