How to make Horse Carousel?: DIY


January 8, 2021

Let’s Make a DIY Horse Carousel!

Making a Horse Carousel is a fun craft project that can be done at home. So let us begin and make this homestay fun and productive.

Materials Required:

  • Paper Plates
  • Scissors
  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Straw
  • String/Thread
  • Colorful A4 Paper

What to do next?

You can follow these simple steps to make your DIY Horse Carousel:

STEP 1:

Take two paper plates.

STEP 2:

In one of the plates, cut along the dotted line as shown below.

STEP 3:

The circle that looks like this will be the base of our carousel.

STEP 4:

Take a toilet paper roll.

STEP 5:

Place the roll on the circular cutout like this:

STEP 6:

Cut out straw pieces of length 5 cm each.

STEP 7:

Punch 4 holes on the paper plate as shown below:

STEP 8:

Cut 4 strings/thread of length 8.5 cm.

STEP 9:

Put the thread in a hole in the plate:

STEP 10:

Put the remaining three threads in the remaining three holes as shown below:

STEP 11:

Put the cut straw pieces in the threads as shown here:

STEP 12:

Secure the straw pieces on the thread by tying knots as show here:

Here’s how to tie a knot:

STEP 13:

First, cut out 4 pairs of horses so that each pair is a different color.

Now, let’s work on the horses for the carousel. You can draw and cut out 8 horses from the color papers.

STEP 14:

Paste a horse on a straw as shown below:

STEP 15:

Do the same for the other three horses.

STEP 16:

Now, on the other side of the straw, paste another horse of the same color so that the two horses overlap completely.

STEP 17:

Do the same for the other three horses.

STEP 18:

Can you make the final setup that looks like this?

 

Keep Learning! 🙂

References:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtjCHQgxJJU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fP5MFpvtGIg