Age3 to 6 years
Who`s crafting?Parents with kids
ThemeDecoration and gifts
Crafting Panel: Add title here
- print out the attached document
- 1 drinking straw
- 1 toothpick
- 2 toilette paper squares
- 1 handy Pritt glue stick
Windmills have been used for many years to capture the power of the wind. They where first used to grind grain or to pump water out of the ground. Today they are even used to make electricity, which powers the lights in your house.
Take 2 toilette paper squares and separate the layers.
Then place a generous amount of glue on each layer.
Now roll the first sheet of glued toilette paper into a tight little ball. Then rap the next layer on top to make a slightly larger ball and continue until all sheets are used up.
Now lightly wet your fingers under a tap, so that your fingers are a little wet. Now gently form a round ball with the toilette paper between your slightly wet fingers. You should now lay it in the sun to dry.
Cut out the image from the printed out document.
Place a generous amount of glue on all the glue areas.
Stick the glue areas, one on top of another, to the center of the windmill.
Place some glue onto the cut out dot, then place the dot to the center of the wind mill in order to help keep the sails glues in place.
Ask your mom or dad to help you push a hole into the center of the windmill with the toothpick.
Now mum or dad must help you push the toothpick into the top of the straw.
And that is it!
We hope you have a lot of fun with you windmill.
We would love to see pictures of your windmill you can ask your mom or dad to share the pictures with us on our Facebook site called “Pritt world”.