The Dragon Boat Festival is coming
The important role of the Dragon Boat Festival, in addition to rice dumplings, but also the gourd
Gourd homonym for Fulu, has the meaning of collecting good fortune, there is also a folk saying that gourd is used to remove diseases and turn evil spirits.
It is said that putting gourd or wearing gourd on one’s body can ward off evil spirits and expel pestilence and bring good luck to people
Gourd has so many good meanings. Today, we will make a gourd that children can learn with cardboard.
The method is simple and beautiful
Handmade materials and tools to be prepared
Color cards, pens, scissors and glue
Cut n colorful squares out of the color card paper (I use the square with a side length of 15 cm. Each paper cuts out four small squares, a total of 12 squares)
Square paper jam, as shown in the figure below
Fold in half, as shown in the figure below
Draw the shape of half a gourd as shown in the figure below
Cut along the lines of the painting, as shown in the figure below
Fold all the squares in half and cut them into the shape shown in the figure below
Apply a strip of glue along the edge of the line, as shown in the figure below
Stick a piece of yellow gourd on the top, as shown in the figure below
Then apply glue to the straight line edge of the Yellow gourd, as shown in the figure below
Glue the blue gourd to the top again, as shown in the figure below
Then apply glue, as shown in the figure below
Then paste the red gourd, as shown in the figure below
Paste all the gourds in the same way, as shown in the figure below
Apply glue to the top edge, as shown in the figure below
Pull the bottom and paste it with the top
Carefully arrange the space between layers
A beautiful three-dimensional color gourd is ready
The method of this gourd is simple. You can cut more pieces and paste them together. The effect will be better. You can use different colors, or you can use the same color to make them. They are very beautiful
When the Dragon Boat Festival is coming, let’s make some beautiful gourds together.
Pray that the epidemic will pass soon, and that the mountains and rivers will be safe and the world will be safe.
I wish you all a healthy Dragon Boat Festival!