Crafts from cones for kids
Each of us had to find cones in the forest. This gift of nature suitable for creating unusual jewelry with their own hands. Worth to dream a little and to take time, then your product will be original.
Interesting facts about cones:
• the lump can vary in shape and open in the heat. Before you begin work, you need to hold the cone half an hour in a warm part of the glue for joinery, then it should be dry. Thus, the product will not deform.
• to lump changed form, it should be soaked in water, then tied with ribbon to give it the desired form and dried.
From cones, you can create crafts with your child, because this material is environmentally friendly with a pleasant smell of pine needles.
DIY New year’s cones
For new year holidays you can create crafts from the cones. This garland of Christmas trees in flower pots, and painted cones. You can also make a pendant from one of the bigwigs and a pretty ribbon.
Look great on the Christmas tree decorations in the form of toys from cones, wreaths, decorate front door, the chandelier or the wall.
If you can be patient, then you can make a ball. Hang on ribbons from the ceiling or put in a beautiful vase.
To create an unusual candle holder you need to prepare:
- lump large, sheet of cardboard;
- small glass candle;
- hot glue and scissors.
Parse bump on the details of a plate from a cardboard sheet for the base product cut a circle twice the diameter of the Cup. The circle on the edges of the plate sticking cones, placing them checkerboard fashion.
Thus, a lower level. Then the second level of the plates bonded to the intervals of the parts of the lower level. Gradually the need to do all the levels at the height of the candlestick, and it needs to dry. Now put inside a glass with a candle and enjoy a beautiful decoration.
To make the bear out of the cones, you should take:
• a lump from the wood.
• 4 cones from the pine trees that are a bit turned around, and 1 is completely flattened cone with a rounded apex;
• peppercorn, of the cap of the acorn;
• the bumps from the nuts, bark light colors;
• wooden frame under the base;
• knife with an awl;
• scissors with sandpaper;
• nail Polish and glue.
The body bears need to make oblong cones. It is necessary to stick other elements that should be connected to the «plate under the plate» with glue. For the legs take pine cones, for the head – flattened cone.
Of the cap of the acorn will mimic the nose with ears, and pepper is the tip of the nose and eyes. Light birch bark needed in order to make your eyes look more natural. The bear is glued to the base of the wooden frame.
For a basket of cones prep:
• 60 from the cones of the pine;
• sheet of cardboard;
• wire thin and thick with a hot melt adhesive.
Join 12 cones with a thin wire in a circle. Attach it to the first cone and then another cone is wrapped in wire. The bumps on the bottom is the edge of the circle outside. Formed the next ring, smaller diameter first, with 10 cones. Basket will have 2 rows, they are held together with hot. The handle of the basket is formed of 10 cones, United by the type of rings. It should strengthen the frame in the form of a thick wire to maintain the shape. The bottom of the basket must be issued with a cardboard sheet glued to it 3 the bottom of the cones.
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