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Crafts from vegetables: why do they need


Decided to spend time having fun with their children? Excellent common pastime, there may be making crafts from vegetables with their own hands

Whatever it is for the year in the yard, you can always do with your baby a few interesting crafts. What do you need in this case?

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First of all, make sure your knife is sharp. After all, quite often you will need to cut out of vegetables small elements and without a sharp knife to do it quite problematic.

Attention! If your child is still quite small, then you should not give him a knife in hand.

Crafts from vegetables: why do they needYou can cut all the necessary details yourself, and your baby will close them in one. But in order for the child to be offended, be sure to explain to him that there are such things that can be used only by adults. 

In general, from the creation process crafts can be done Pretty fascinating game. For example, you can create a whole family of fairy creatures and play a few plots from their lives. By the way, if you see that your baby is worried about something, then in this way you can find out to accurately, because the child will definitely turn it on the disturbing situation in one of the plots. 

It is also worth noting that such a pastime is very useful for your child, because a fantasy develops in the process of creativity, the baby learns to calculate several moves forward, in order to tell you a small story about the characters created by him.

Let’s make a list of those advantages that can help in developing children when creating fakes with their own hands:

  • The development of speech due to the development of shallow motility;
  • Strengthening the concentration of attention;
  • Development of adequacy. If your baby is too active, then in this way you can interest it, and it will stay in one place longer than five minutes. Attention! You should not expect that the child will become calmer after the first such damage lesson. Everything needs time, so take patience;
  • Also during the game you can explain the child that all the work started must be completed. For example, show that the man from potatoes can not exactly stand, because the leg was reduced to him. As a result, he falls and it hurts him. Therefore, it is necessary to make the missing leg and everything will be fine with the little man. 

So, using the game can be pleasant and useful to conduct leisure. And can currently your baby and will not understand all the importance of this or that action, but these knowledge will firmly put down in his memory and at the right moment he will remember about them. 

And now let’s study what crafts from vegetables do it yourself you can do.

Crocodile from cucumber

We all looked at the childhood cartoon about the crocodile Geno, and I hope your children saw him too. Why don’t you recreate this amazing character. For this we need two cucumbers, olives and carrots. For the body, the curved cucumber is perfect. Be sure to cut down a bit, so that our figure is more stable. 

Tolstoy direct cucumber cut off about a third – it will be a hat. The remaining part is cut along into two parts. From one we will make a tail, and the second will become part of the head. Teeth cut with a knife.

From the part we cut off from the torso for stability, we will make two paws. If you have time and desire, you can cut a slightly jar on the tail for greater similar to the original. 

All items can be attached to toothpicks or matches. Eyes we will make out of olives. So that they do not get too convex can cut off most of the olive and eat. But the remaining tip is quite enough for the eyes. So it turned out we have a completely pretty crocodile gene.

By the way, if you want, you can cut a scarf from carrot. To do this, you need to cut off a thin wide strip of carrots, make a small fringe at the tips and put it on the neck of our crocodile! 

Hedgehog from pear and grapes

Crafts from vegetables: why do they needTo create this masterpiece, take a little curved pear and clean the more subtle part of the fruit – it will be a muzzle of hedgehog. Now take a small amount of grapes and joke it to our handicraft in such a way that there were grapes with toothpicks on the back of the hedgehog. Here are the spines are ready! 

Eyes can make from blueberries or black rowan. To do this, you need to dig a small deepening on the place where the eyes should be and put in these holes on one berry. To complete the picture you can drive a few fruits on the needles. But do not overdo it, because real hedgehogs do not bear too much cargo. 

Man from Morkovka

Another crappy in the form of vegetables can be a man from a carrot. For its manufacture you need to take three carrots, potatoes, knife and matches. Potatoes cut into two parts, these are future legs of our little man.

Now take a narrower and long carrot and cut it into two parts. So we got hands. Now we take one very thick carrot and attach to it with matches two halves of potatoes and carrots. 

After the lower part of the body is ready, you can proceed to the manufacture of the head. If you are lucky, and there was a small carrot with an outpressure that could pass the nose, then you only need to attach it to the body.

If such luck is not observed, you can cut off a small piece from our little man and attaching like a nose. In any case, even if you leave our carrot item without nose, nothing terrible will happen. 

Vegetable piglets

And now let’s learn how to make a pig and cucumber piglery. The body of the pig is ready for us, in his quality we will use the zucchini. In order to make ears, take the cucumber and cut a small circle about from the middle. It is cut into two parts and attach our pig on the head.

Approximately from the same part of the cucumber, you cut off one more circle. We will use it as a patch. Piglet also fasten with matches. And the last barcode – eyes, for their manufacture, you can use and currant, or elderberry, or blueberries. 

Man from potato

If you have only potatoes and carrots in the house, you can still do creativity. For the manufacture of the next version of the little man, you do not need any other ingredients. Take potatoes and cut out on the one hand a wide smile. From small pieces of carrots make eyes. Here and finish our body! 

Two thick pieces of carrots can be used as a feet, and if you can cut out the semblance of the mobs, the question with the hands will also be solved. Now we take a few long wooden spedes and with their help we rush legs and handles to the body. 

Now it is worth something to come up with the hairstyle of our little man, it can not be a lie. In general, if you have a few more speakers. You can neatly bounce them in the body and our artwork will appear the original hairstyle. And here we are already sitting potato little man. Do not forget to come up with a name! 

Mouses from cucumber

Would you know which cute mice can be made from ordinary cucumber. To do this, you will need a small cucumber and two berries of sea buckthorn. If necessary, you can replace the sea buckthorn of any other small berry.

Crafts from vegetables: why do they needSo in order to make our mouse, you need to cut off a small piece with a thicker side of the cucumber. Changing two semicircles from this piece and inserting them into the opposite part of the cucumber, you will get adorable ears. You can attach them in two ways: using a thin toothpick or cutting a small hole in the heads of the mouse and inserting the ears there.

From the residues of the peel we can make a small tail, which in the same way as the ears will fix on cucumber. And the last barcode – take the sea buckthorn berries and make eyes from them. Here and ready our mouse! 

As you can see, today we reviewed quite a few ways to create crafts with our own hands in the form of vegetables. And if your baby learns with you quickly and efficiently do similar things, then over time you can even decorate holiday tables with their help. So learn, spend more time with your children and be happy!

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