Ideas for children's creativity: lamb from cotton buds
It's not a secret for anyone that children like to cut,glue and invent all kinds of handicrafts from improvised materials. And even if the product for an adult look is not quite like the declared subject, the child's imagination easily replenishes such a trifle. There are a lot of zadumok, which will surely please the children and which they will be able to implement independently. One of these great ideas is a sheep wool lamb.
There are several options for creating this cuteanimal, which allows you to use the right material in your work. For such crafts, you can take cotton swabs or cotton wool, cardboard, glue or plasticine, clothespins or simple twigs from a tree. After the necessary material is selected, through simple manipulations it is very easy to create a wonderful toy.
To make a lamb from cotton buds, fromlisted list will need glue, hygienic sticks, cardboard and felt-tip pen. First make an oval frame, which is abundantly lubricated with glue, and on it, starting from the edge of the trunk, fill the entire area with cut cotton buds, pouring the wooden edges with glue. Moving towards the neck of the future sheep, circle is closed. Then from a cardboard a small oval for a muzzle is cut out, on it ears and a chub. On the workpiece, the mouth, eyes and a nose are drawn and glue the head to the base. After the main part is well dried, it is turned over and the halves of the wooden clothespins are attached from the wrong side.
The work of the "sheep" of cotton buds can beis made and in another way, namely with the help of plasticine. This option is suitable for the smallest masters. The essence of this work is that the skeleton is cemented with clay instead of glue and stuck hygienic sticks into it. This process contributes to the development of fine motor skills, which positively affects the mental development of the baby. By the same principle fasten the ears to the frame of the muzzle and combine the details. From the wrong side with the help of plasticine molded wooden sticks, which serve as legs of the animal. The cotton wool lamb, made in this way, turns out to be a little rough in comparison with the glued artwork, but the process takes much less time.
For creativity you can use not onlysticks, but also ordinary cotton. It is such a sheep that will come out very fluffy and delicate. For such work, many small balls are made of cotton wool, which are glued with PVA glue to the oval frame. To the ready torso of the animal, a head with a painted face is attached. For the legs, you can use either twigs or strips of brown cardboard.
Where to use the craft?
Cotton sticks can be usedfor the most unexpected purposes. On the birthday of the child, such a cute little thing will be perfect for tablets with the names of guests arranged on plates, so that all the guests are seated in their places. Such an article at the end of the holiday everyone can take away as a memorable gift.Also, a lamb from a cotton swab canused to decorate on a Christmas tree. In this case, you need to glue a ribbon to it to use the product as a suspension. In addition, the manufacture of such handicrafts can be a good entertainment for children on the holiday. However, in order to pomasterit a little, there is no special reason. The creative process is so enthralling that, creating yourself a new toy pet, you can start a house and a feeder, because these attributes will be needed for an interesting game. And if you develop further this theme, then the child may have a desire to create his own toy farm.