Dull time, fascination with the eyes ... Stop! And why, in fact, dull? Well, let the rain outside, the wind and the sun can not be seen because of the clouds for a day. You can create a good mood with your own hands and autumn will play bright colors, despite the vagaries of nature.
In the autumn, schools and kindergartens hold all kinds of exhibitions and fairs of the gifts of nature. Children with the help of parents make outlandish things from ordinary vegetables, which are present daily on our table.
Children's crafts can be made from different vegetables, including pumpkins. The advantage of a vegetable is that it is quite easy to work with it and it costs quite inexpensively. And if the pumpkins are grown in their garden, then the material for creativity is completely free.
Lightweight crafts made of pumpkins can be built even by toddlers. Parents only need to cut out the necessary details, and to compose them into the composition and decorate the child is capable of themselves. Different varieties of this vegetable can be put together.
Some parents show miracles of ingenuity and invent something unusual, others go along a simpler path, because the forms of vegetables themselves push the master to ideas for composition.
It is not necessary to use a cutting tool. Having shown a fantasy to decorate an unusually simple pumpkin is very simple. With the help of gouache or acrylic paint, the color of the craft is changing, and then it is pasted with one more natural material - autumn leaves.
Pumpkin crafts for the youngest children, which they carry in the garden, can be a simple bug made from half a round vegetable. Paws, tail and head can be made from cucumber.
You can make a famous Story of a fairy tale "The Wizard of the Emerald City". To do this, it is enough for the child to draw a face for him and put on a suitable hat, the body will be served with a bag of straw.
Constant exhibits of autumn exhibitions are folk motifs. It's very easy to make a baboon and grandfather out of a pumpkin. And the child will gladly take part in it.
Not everyone knows how to dry the pumpkin properly. To keep the exhibit as long as possible, it must initially have a long tail. Vegetables should be dried in a well-ventilated room, you can near the battery. It is advisable to put the pumpkin on the grate, so that the air blows it from all sides. As soon as the seeds inside begin to grind with shaking, you can start to work.
By the autumn show, children with parents can make unusual crafts from pumpkins in stages. Children like the mysterious light pouring from within. Scary faces for Halloween are suitable for older students, and kids will be happy with interesting pumpkin lanterns.
Master-class "Lanterns from a pumpkin"
- For work you will need a small drill or a screwdriver, an insulating tape, drills of different diameters, flowers for decoration, and, of course, pumpkins.
- We select the drawing arbitrarily - for example, it can be a flower, and drill holes.
- In order for all the flowers to be on the same level, we glue the pumpkin with electrical tape.
- Another vegetable is drilled in different sizes with drills to get an interesting ornament.
- Here are three different pumpkins turned out.
- Now with the knife we cut off the tip, and the false carefully takes out the flesh, trying not to damage the wall.
- The size of the notch should be such that it contains a glass of water for flowers, and there is still room for candles along the edges.
- Now it's time to decorate the pumpkin with flowers.
- That's such a nice pumpkin came out.
- In the kindergarten, most likely, you can not bring ordinary candles. Because they can be successfully replaced with electronic, batteries, which you need to purchase in advance. With such a pumpkin craft, a child can be sure that she will be the best in the garden.