Craft Activities for Kids

Range of art & craft activities for kids. Make cards, masks, gifts and toys using simple, even throw-away things… Crafts & art is fun, we’ll show you how

Cloud No. Nine

This is your chance to celebrate with a lot of people so don't let it go and quickly get dressed as a cloud. All you need is: 1. One Cardboard Sheet. 2. White Chartpaper. 3. Water Colours. 4. Paint Brush. 5. Scissors, pencil and eraser. Step 1: Paste the white chartpaper...

Make a Card of Webbed Veins

The leaves of the peepal tree have a beautiful shape - they taper to a needle-point. And when these green leaves brush against each other, they constantly make a rustling sound and attract everyone's attention. Even when the leaves dry, leaving behind a webbed skeleton...

Door Decor

Come Diwali, Dussehra, Christmas or the New Year people always hang torans above the doors of their houses. Toran is a bit of decoration made with leaves or flowers or even paper. Nowadays, toran are also made of plastic. People from various parts of...

Towel Ring

The things you need: 1. Plain cotton cloth (18 inches by 18 inches) 2. Cardboard 3. Needle and thread 4. A plastic or iron ring 5. Foam or cotton 6. Wool, sketch pens/fabric paints, 7. Adhesive Step 1: With the help of a thread and needle, do a running stitch at the...

Cap your Scissors

If you want to find your scissors just when you need them, make this sturdy case for them. The things you need: 1. Any old cloth (12 inches by 16 inches) 2. A sheet of foam (half inch thickness) 3. A sewing machine 4. A thick fancy cord Step 1:...

The Green Family

Want to have a family of your own? A green family? All it takes is a little water and sunshine to entice this green family to spread its roots! The things you need: 1. Empty containers of different sizes 2. Wheat seeds 3. Soil 4. Water 5. Poster colours 6. Brush Step...

Bookmarks

Bookmarks are very easy to make and you can make use of the things lying at your home. The things you need: 1. Old greeting card. 2. Crayons. 3. Pencil and eraser. 4. Scissors. Step 1 Take an old greeting card. On the inside, draw a carrot on it. Now...

Burst the Balloon

Your audience will see you blowing a blue balloon, but as soon as you prick it, the balloon will change its colour. The things you need: 1. Balloons of two colours (blue and pink) 2. A grain of rice or wheat 3. A needle Step 1: Put the pink...

Paper Chains

Diwali is that time of year when markets get flooded with decorations. You could buy them or perhaps try and make them on your own. All you need is: 1. Crepe paper or Glossy paper. 2. Scissors. 3. Colours. 4. Adhesive. Step 1: Take a sheet of paper, nine inches...

Paper Lamp Shades

Paper is one thing that can be used for a variety of purposes - crafts, packaging, storage, stationery...the uses are countless. Here is one of the things that you can make. The things you need: 1. Chart paper 2. Scissors 3. Adhesive Step 1: Take the chartpaper and cut...

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Magic of Kondapalli Toys

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Where does the Pigeon Post Operate?

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