Paper, Paints and Kids

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About: I am IT professional, living in Bangalore, India. As new gadgets come out everyday, we indulge in spending significant time and money on these gadgets. And our kids are learning from us, they know how to use...

Intro: Paper, Paints and Kids

It is Summer time in India, Kids are at home, need to keep them busy.

In this instructable, I will share 4 simple and fun projects for kids with paper and paint

No special tools needed

Please share your comments and suggestions

Step 1: Angry Bird Popup Cards

Material

  • A4 size - Thick white paper
  • Scissors
  • Acrylic or water paint
  • Sketch pen

Steps

  • Fold A4 size paper twice, to form 4 equal rectangles, as shown
  • Make a 2 cm cut at 2/3 length ( longer edge fold)
  • Fold the sides as shown and pop out to form a beak
  • Draw your favorite angrybird
  • Using paints or sketch pens, bring the angry bird o life
  • Write your message


Step 2: Minion Glasses

Material

  • Thick White paper
  • Acrylic paints
    • Yellow
    • Sliver
  • Scissors

Steps

  • Based on the template, hand draw on a thick paper
  • Cut at the outer edges
  • Paint it as shown in template
  • Remove the block eye space

Step 3: Magic Drawing

Material

  • White paper
  • Black water paint
  • Liquid soap
  • Crayons
  • Tooth pick

Steps

  • USing different crayons randomly color the white sheet
  • Add little liquid soap to black water paint ( do not add water)
  • And spread over the crayon work done on the sheet
  • Let it dry
  • Using a toothpick draw flowers, people, sun etc

Step 4: Loop Plane

Material

  • Thick magazine cover page
  • Scissors
  • 1 wooden skewer
  • Paper tape

Steps

  • Cut 1" X 14" and 1" x 7" strips out of thick paper
  • Make loop and stick the edges using paper tape or glue stick
  • Tape them on a skewer as shown
  • Done, Throw them to be amazed how they can glide

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