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Jumbo Mask

The theme for your next birthday party is Jungle Book and you want to have animal masks. Do you know it is very simple to make these masks at home, from material that is easily available at home. Try it out. The things you need: 1. Paper plate 2. Chart paper 3. Scissors 4. Adhesive 5. Paints 6. Paint brush 7. Ribbon Step 1: From the chart paper cut...

Cone Caps

Whether it's your birthday party or your grandfather's, it's an ideal occasion to make the conical caps at home. Making them can be more exciting than buying them. The things you need: 1. Chart paper (12 inches x 18 inches) 2. Glue 3. Scissors 4. Glitter glue 5. Cotton ball 6. Ribbon 7. Pencil Step 1: Use the 12 inch side of the chart paper as the height...

The Frog Prince

This frog may not be a prince, but he is certainly charming! So be ready to be wooed by this jumpimg jack's charm. The things you need: 1. Paper plate 2. Green and black paint 3. Brush 4. Scissors 5. Red felt paper 6. Green and white chart paper 7. Glue Step 1: Paint the paper plate green. When it's thoroughly dry, fold the plate in half. Step...

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 of veins, they look grand - grand enough to be made into greeting cards. The things...

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 it into a rectangular piece (12 inches x 6 inches). Step 2: Fold the paper lengthwise...

Shake a Shaker

Do you want to belt out a song, but need an instrument that will keep the rhythm and add to the effect? Why don't you try making a 'shaker' that will do the trick? Just remember, you will be making a valuable addition to the range of percussion instruments that are used for their rhythm and the texture of their...

Art on the Broomstick

The vacations are round the corner and there needs to be some excitement every day. One imaginative way out is to make beautiful things out of waste material. The things you need: 1. An old broomstick 2. Adhesive 3. Blade 4. Thermocol sheet 5. Black chart paper 6. Scissors 7. Pencil, eraser, ruler and sharpener Step 1: Stick the black chart paper on the thermocol sheet. Step 2: Draw...

Silhouette Cards

The things you need: Black chart paper, white card sheet, pencil, scissors and glue. The things you need: Step 1. Draw an outline of the object on black chart paper. Step 2. Cut it along the outline. Step 3. Make a card from the white card sheet. Step 4. Stick the silhouette on top of the card. Create different kinds of silhouettes and make new cards...

Papier mache Club

The name of Hanuman makes us think of sheer physical strength. The club was the dreaded weapon with which this faithful devotee of Rama defeated his enemies. So, here's a chance to make your own club and have a swinging time during Dussehra. You will need: Balloon, waste paper, adhesive, chart paper, blade and paints. Step 1: Mix the adhesive with water...

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