I decided to start a new series called Menu Monday! It is a series where I will show you how to make a food themed craft (on Monday). I may not post one every Monday, but hopefully most Mondays.
The first craft is….
Carrots! This tutorial could probably be altered slightly to make parsnips or other carrot-like roots.
You will need:
- Tissues/toilet paper
- Glue/modge podge
In a bowl, mix a little water with some glue.
Take your tissues or toilet paper and tear off some (about a square of toilet paper, or maybe half or so of a tissue) If it’s half of a tissue, then fold it once like the above picture, so it’s like a square.
Soak the tissue (just assume that tissue means toilet paper or tissue) in the water and glue.
Poke your finger in the middle of the tissue and twist the place you poked into a point.
Then, starting from there, twist all the way down to form a carrot shape. You can try to squeeze out some liquid as you go.
Take the end of the carrot, and unravel it a tiny bit. Tear the unraveled sections from each other a little bit, and twist each section to make the grassy-leafy stuff at the end of a carrot. Be very careful, as the wet tissue can be very easy to tear. You can pinch right below the leafy end to define it from the carrot some more.
Let it dry.
Once your tissue is dry You can paint it! (I also recommend modge podging/sealing with a clear drying glue so the color doesn’t get on you or your dolls)
And you’re done!
I hope you enjoy making and playing with these carrots! What do you think of Menu Monday?
Have a nice day!