How to make a cardboard train with your own hands
This cargo train of cardboard rolls and traffic jams! No child can remain indifferent to the game with trains: the process of coupling different parts together and the formation of a single whole delays both young men and future beauties.
Traditionally, trains are built from cubes or special blocks . But you can make them out of the tools that are currently at hand. And since it is quite possible for a kid of any age to make a train out of waste material, you can attract even young children and preschoolers to this activity.
For example, an unusual train is made from cardboard rolls of paper towels or toilet paper.
How to make an engine out of cardboard with your own hands
To create it, in advance prepare are:
- a few cardboard rolls (the more,the longer the train will be);
- a manual punch in the form of pliers (on a narrow handle);
- a chenille (fluffy) multicolored wire (or ordinary wire);
- decorative paper tape;
- tin bottle caps;
- polymer glue.
Materials for crafts
If there are no rolls ready, you can glue them together from cardboard or thick paper.
So, how to make paper train their hands, a photo of which is given below
We produce two types of car from the rolls -. cargo platform with open and closed. In the first case, cut the roll lengthwise into two halves; in the second - leave solid. If you make an engine out of straight paper sheets, then for open cars, just cut out narrow rectangles, and for closed ones, we glue them together in the form of a cylinder.
Part of the cylinders cut into two parts
Each trailer is decorated with decorative tape, gluing it in different directions,forming unusual patterns.
Each wagon is wrapped with colored paper with adhesive tape
How to make an airplane out of cardboard with your own photo
Then We proceed to the coupling of our composition: in each trailer along the edges on both sides we make a hole, we pass into it a piece of chenille wire and form a hook from it. Two adjacent cars are fastened together with wire hooks.
We bond cars with fluffy wire 1
We fasten the cars with fluffy wire 2
It remains to put our train on the wheels.To do this, we glue the lids on the sides of each car - like wheels. The train is ready!
Wheels for an engine from traffic jams 1
Wheels for an engine of traffic jams 2
The airplane is ready with your own hands!
How to make cardboard train
With such trains you can spend a lot of educational games for kids. For example, number the cabins and ask them to make them in a certain sequence. Or assign each letter to each car, and then build a train in the form of a word or alphabet.
A fun toy for your child
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