Chestnuts can come in handy

Often, children bring with them the “riches” of nature. Especially with delight, they love to collect fallen chestnuts, look for them under the foliage and enjoy every find. Of these, you can make not only simple children's crafts, but also costume jewelry for a girl.  costume jewelery for a girl
Chestnuts are best used just fallen. After long-term storage, they become very hard and difficult to pierce. But there is a way to make them soft. You can pour chestnuts with water and leave for a day. So, we need to work: - chestnuts, - string - lace, - hair band, - needle with thread; - awl; - scissors. Suspension. Choosing chestnuts of the right size. In this example, one large and two small at the sides. There may be not three, but five or more. In each chestnut we pierce a through hole with an awl.
pierce through
We pull in the cord and the suspension is ready.Very fast and easy.
 We pull in the laces
Bracelet. We select chestnuts of the same size. We pierce two through holes in each:
 We select chestnuts
We take a strong thread with a needle and string it like beads. We leave the free end of the thread at the very beginning. Stringing chestnuts through the top holes, then through the bottom:
 We take a strong thread
At the end, the needle should come out of the chestnut, from which the assembly of the bracelet began. We fasten the thread by tying it with a knot. We hide it in the hole of the chestnut. We pierce the ribbon:
 should come out of chestnut
Bracelet is ready:
 The bracelet is ready
Bantik. We gather lace in a bow and sew an elastic band:
 assemble in bow
In a chestnut we make two through holes and sew it into the center of the bow like a button.Elegant hair tie is ready:
 make two through holes
Laces, ribbon and lace can be of a different color. But it is desirable that one looked set. Crafts from chestnuts favorably affect the fine motor skills of hands, develop imagination, train concentration and perseverance of children. Enjoy your creativity!

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