Wonderful New Year's toys can be made from a wide variety of materials. Try to dazzle them from salted dough.
This material is available, and crafts from it will appeal to adults and children alike.
You will need
- - 2 cups of flour-
- - 1 glass of salt-
- - 250 g of water-
- - 1 tablespoon vegetable oil-
- - gouache or acrylic paint-
- - brushes-
- - molds for cookies-
- - baking sheet-
- - oven.
Make a salty dough. Mix the flour and salt, then pour the water into this mixture with a thin trickle and knead the dough. The finished mass should resemble a dough for pelmeni. It is elastic and does not stick to your hands. If the dough crumbles, add a little more water and mix it again, if it sticks to your hands and stretches, add a little flour. To ensure that the dough is not crusted during work, add a tablespoon of vegetable oil to it.
Further, the process resembles the preparation of sandcookies. Roll out the salted dough into a 0.5-1 cm thick layer. Cut out using the shape biscuit molds. Straw cocktail make a hole in the upper part of the figure so that you can attach the lace, for which the Christmas toy can be hung on the Christmas tree.
Toys can be made lace, making onBlanks a variety of holes with improvised materials. If you are planning to have beads and rhinestones sparkling on your New Year's toy. Press them into the dough until baking.
Prepare the prepared figurines on a baking tray. Put it in the oven for a few minutes to allow the dough to dry. Blanks to cool. Now you can start the most interesting - decorating toys. Color the figurines with gouache or acrylic paints. After the paint has dried, coat them with a water-based varnish. If you apply two or more layers, then the toy will acquire a special luster.
To make the Christmas toy shine and flow,Decorate it with sequins. Do this after the staining phase. Cover the surface of the toy with PVA glue and sprinkle with spangles abundantly, remove the excess with a clean brush. Brilliant toys can not be varnished.
New Year's toys can be made not onlyFlat, but also volumetric. You sculpt out of plastic salty material everything that you and children like: balls, snowmen, icicles, fir-trees and so on. The technology is the same as in the modeling of plasticine. In the upper part of the figure in advance make a hole for the rope.
Bake the figurines in the oven, likeDescribed above. Then paint with colors and varnish. When the varnish is completely dry, insert a string, satin ribbon or strong thread into the opening. Now a New Year's toy made by own hands can be hung on a Christmas tree.