Saturday, 26 February 2011

MY DAUGHTER'S NATURE CRAFT

This was done by my daughter who enjoys colouring and craft work . Last week , she was taught about nature . So , we planned to do this craft.Sending this to Shruti's Artsy - Craftsy Challenge - Tissue Paper



We drew a tree , mountain , waterfall , river, hut , sun , birds and a rainbow . She painted the mountain with watercolour . River and Waterfall with crepe paper .

Rainbow with crepepapers .

Tree collage with crepe paper . We glued white crepe paper for Trunk and then watercoloured it .

Sun with waste tin cap and crepe paper .


Hut with crepe paper and stripped tissue paper roof ,water coloured brown .


She enjoyed doing this . Hope your kids also enjoy doing this . Have a great week end .

Saturday, 19 February 2011

MY DAUGHTER'S PINGU

This egg shell penguin won me third prize in Art from Waste Competition held in my daughter's school . I made only the penguin in school . With that , my lil one and myself made this house for our little pingu . Hope you all will enjoy this craft.





MATERIALS REQUIRED :

Egg shells - 2
Black paper from magazines .
Tissue paper - 1

Glue
Poster paints
Cotton
Thermocol
Paper Plate

STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :


1) Clean the egg shell and dry it for some time.
2) Draw the shape of penguin with pencil in the shell .
3) Paint the shell in black(back side) and white (front side) . Allow it to dry.

4) Then , stick oval stickers for eyes , beak with black paper and draw mouth .
5) Take a piece of tissue paper and cut hairy for its hair .
6) Draw the shape of feather and feet in black paper . Cut to its shape and then glue to the shell.
Pingu is ready .


7 ) Take a thermocol sheet . Glue some cotton sheets to it , to display like snow . Make Pingu to stand in it .



8) Take a paper plate fold it it the center ,glue it . Draw the entrance and glue the tissue paper as shown . Igloo is ready .


Enjoy this craft and have fun .Sending this to February Carnival Let's go the DIY way .

Friday, 18 February 2011

MY DAUGHTER'S NURSERY CRAFTS

This board was prepared with all the craft work by my lil one in her nursery .



This board has a Christmas Bells , Sand Arts , Frog , Hand print , Black bug , Honey bee , Igloo , Christmas tree and helicopter .

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY - STONE HENGE , BIRMINGHAM

This photo was taken when we in were in UK (last year ) . This photo was selected for wordless wednesday by my hubby , who loves photography . This was taken by him , one of his favourite photograph.




Monday, 14 February 2011

TISSUE PAPER RANGOLI ON WALLS

When Shruti announced Artsy - Craftsy Challenge - Tissue Paper, this was the first craft that came in mind . This is a bit time consuming one and need a lot of patience .


MATERIALS REQUIRED :


Tissue paper - 1
Colour gift wrapper and Chart paper.


STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :

1) Fold the tissue paper in the centre to form a rectangle and then fold it again in the centre to form a square .

2) Cut your preferred shapes on the folded sides of the square leaving a space between each and every shape using the scissors .

3) Then fold the square to form a triangle and repeat step 2 .

4) Then , carefully open the folds , you would have developed a lovely design .

5) Glue the tissue paper to a coloured paper and stick them to a chart paper to have a thick background .

6) You can either frame it or glue to your walls during parties or form a background for god idols while making thorams/decorations for ganesh pooja,krishna jeyanthi , Varalakshmi viratham etc .

Note : If you cannot follow these steps , please let me know . I will post photos for each and every step . This time , i forget to click the pictures .



Friday, 11 February 2011

SMILEY DOLL KEY CHAIN

My daughter loves to have smiley balls or key chain.Yesterday, i gave her a smiley key chain . She wished to have a smiley doll . So , we finally tried our best to make it appealing .

MATERIALS REQUIRED :

1) Crepe papers and Tissue Paper .
2) Glue
3) Smiley key chain.
4) Paper cup.

STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :

1) Glue crepe papers of your choice colours to the cup to make a dress for smiley .



2) Take a waste thick paper . Trace out the bottom circle shape of the cup in it . Then , draw a oval shape around the circle .Cut the circle out first from the oval shape and then oval shape from the paper.

3) Just fit the shape as shown . Folding the extended portion in the centre to form hands .Then , glue crepe papers to it.



4) Glue the smiley to the cup . Take a white tissue paper , cut it into half and fold it to form a small rectangle shape . Make a hole in the centre for the chain and stick it to the head . follow the same step to stick hair in the back of the head .Once it gets dried , cut the tissue paper to for hair for the smiley .


5) Stick a small satin ribbon on both sides for the smiley . Doll is ready .
Sending this to Shruthi's Artsy-Craftsy challenge Feb 2011 .








Thursday, 10 February 2011

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

COLLAGE - TREE

This tree was done as a part of my daughter's school project , Nature Project .

MATERIALS REQUIRED :

Thermocol sheet - 1 small size
Leaves pictures from old magazines.
Brown colour papers from old magazines .
Glue.

STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :


1) Draw the shape of a tree in the thermocol sheet . Cut it out with a thermocol cutter.
2) Then cut the leaves pictures from the magazines to the shapes that fit your tree shape and glue to it.
3) Then , cut the brown colour papers from the magazines to your trunk shape and glue to it .

Tree is ready . Your kids will enjoy this .

WORDLESS WEDNESDAY - DUDH SAGAR WATERFALL FROM THE MOVING TRAIN .



Tuesday, 8 February 2011

CHRISTMAS TREE

Finally , i managed to get these pictures from my memory card though my camera is still not working . My lil one and myself made this Simple and Quick Christmas tree for Christmas 2010 .

MATERIALS REQUIRED :

1) Kids Party Caps .
2) Green Colour Crepe paper .

3) Kids plastic flower earings and some decorative kundan pieces.
4) A Star sticker.
5) Glue

STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :

1 ) I chose the green cap .




2) Glue the crepe paper over the cap in this way . This way shows alternate shades of green .



3) Then , decorate the tree with the kids plastic flower studs and decorative pieces . With a golden star in the top .





4) Christmas tree is ready.Sending this to Shruthi's Artsy-Craftsy challenge Feb 2011 .




Monday, 7 February 2011

KITE - SANKRANTHI CRAFT

This is the kite made for my daughter for Sankranthi .





MATERIALS REQUIRED :

Thermocol sheet - 1
Gift Wrapper - 1
Aluminium Paper - 1 sheet
Thermocol balls - 1 packet
Cartoon Pictures of ur kids choice
Glue

STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :

1) Cut the thermocol sheet in square shape .

2) Cut any coloured gift wrapper of the same shape and glue to it.

3) Attach the colour strips for the tail of the kite .

4) Decorate the kite as you wish . I used thermocol balls and cartoon pictures .

Kite is ready .

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

FANCY DRESS COSTUME - TREE FOR KIDS



This was designed for my daughter .

Materials Required :

1) Card board sheets .2) Plastic leaves and flowers .
3) Glue 
4) Green and Brown Velvet Paper .
Steps to be followed : 

1) Draw the shape of trunk and leaves .

2) Cut to their shape and glue corresponding colour papers to their parts . 
3) Then , glue flowers and leaves .
 
4) Make holes to tie strings for dressing up the kid.

This craft goes to Artsy-Craftsy Challenge , Jan 2011 by Shruthi .




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