If I had a pair of wings, with which to fly,
I’d soar straight away, up into the sky.
I’d carry a brush,
and paints in colours bright,
So I could paint
every fluffy cloud in sight!
I’d paint them purple
and yellow and green-
They’d be the prettiest
you’ve ever seen!
I’d paint rainbows in the sky
every single day,
So I can watch them
when I work and play.
And when the moon and...
Things you need:
Make a Balloon Mask  A big balloon
Bowl of water
Poster colours, sketch pen,
An old newspaper.
Blow the balloon and tie it with a string. Then draw a line on it with a sketch pen, dividing the balloon into two equal halves.
Now tear the newspaper into small bits. Dip the torn bits in water and place them on any one side of the balloon....
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.
Jumbo Mask [Illustrations by Shinod AP] The things you need:
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 Frog Prince [Illustrations by Shinod AP] The things you need:
Green and black paint
Red felt paper
Green and white chart paper
Step 1: Paint the paper plate green....
Earrings [Illustrations by Anup Singh] Use wires to make some colourful, ethnic earrings. You’ll be amazed at what a little imagination can do to things. But don’t let these ideas restrict you. Let your imagination carry you to greater depths of creativity.
Things you need:
Thin wires Paint Colourful beads Coloured wool Adhesive Scissors Step 1: Pick up wires that are not very thick, so that it can go through someone’s ear-hole....
With more amd more people using paper bags instead of plastic ones, you can find one easily for your tiger puppet.
Paper Bag Tiger [Illustrations by Sudheer Nath] The things you need:
Paper bag, paints and eyes.
Step 1. Take a paper bag and make the face of a Tiger using black paint.
Step 2. Paint the Tiger yellow.
Step 3. If you cannot imagine then see this picture and make the face accordingly....
We cannot paint the walls of our house but we can definitely paint the pots in our house.
Painting Pots [Illustrations by Shiju George] All you need is:
Step 1: Pick up a pot and remove any dust from it using a soft cloth or a brush.
Step 2: If you have earthern pots, give them a coating of colour that you think would match with the colour of your walls....
Personalised T-Shirts [Illustrations by Shinod AP] Paint T-shirts for Mom, Dad, Grandma…anyone!
The things you need:
Put some paint on your hands and make impressions on the T-shirt. If you have siblings then you can also ask them to put their fingerprints too. Everybody writes their name under their impression.
You can also write slogans like ‘hugs for grandma’, ‘three cheers for my mom’, ‘you are the best daddy/mommy/sister’ etc....
Line up a few of these dolls on a windowsill or mantel, and you’re guaranteed to spread cheer to family and guests alike.
Sock Doll [Illustrations by Shinod AP] The things you need:
Cotton socks Pieces of foam A few rubber bands Red and black paint Scissors Step 1: Fill a cotton sock three quarters of the way with the foam pieces. Secure it by tying a rubber band at the end of the filling....
You will need:
A darning needle.
A reel of strong thread.
Peanuts in the shell (at least 13, of different sizes).
Paint, paint brushes, glue, scissors, wool for hair, 3 lollipops, icecream sticks or twigs.
Thread the needle and make a large knot in the end. To make the head and body, thread three long peanuts on to the length of thread. (You may need to twist the needle a bit to get it through the shell)....
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