If you have dolls as a collection, you might want to explore the clothes design. Instead of buying clothes and accessories, you can actually DIY them. No-sew doll clothes can be made from leftover socks. Let’s get to the details!
Divide the sock into three parts. The top will be the body part, the bottom one for panties, and the middle sock cut will be the hat. Let’s start with the upper sock first.
The upper part will have a hole that you can use as the necklace part. Therefore, you only need to create the legs cut. Create the hole by making it half circular on both sides and cutting it. The shirt part is done.
Continue with the lower part. You can cut with a measure the size of your doll's legs. Create the two holes that fit into your doll legs. You only have to cut the corner part into circular. For the hat, you only have to tie the upper part so it can be wearable for your doll.
That’s how you can create doll clothes from socks without sewing technic. All you have to do is cut the socks into three parts and create the design as a doll pattern.
Dolls become very popular among everyone as toys. The doll itself is divided into some types. if you are curious more about types of dolls, just check this out to get inspired!
Bisque dolls are first seen in France around 1850. This doll has a matte finish along with a realistic look on the face. Matryoshka dolls are constructed from wood and painted into artistic looks. The reborn doll belongs to the kind of doll that resembles a human infant. It is commonly made from silicon and vinyl.
China doll was very popular in the 1800s in some countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Germany, France, and Poland. This doll is made from porcelain with the appearance of clothes and molded hair. A Paper doll was made from cardboard or paper to form the object. This kind of doll was famous in France around the 18th century.
Action figures become the doll family too. It actually a small miniature of the fantasy character. The construction will pretty much resemble the real one but still in mini size.
A puppet is also a doll. Puppet commonly has things that are used to move their body part. Puppets are often used to tell the story nowadays. Other types of dolls you can find out there are Ball Jointed dolls, Ragdoll, Paddle dolls, African dolls, Apple dolls, Parian dolls, and more.
Those are some types of dolls. If you are planning to have one, better to know the material of the doll first. It will make it easier to take care of the doll.
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The doll is quite popular with kids. Therefore, you might consider this as a kids' project. There are many kinds of fun projects to arrange for kids. If you need some recommendations, just check the below explanation!
Coloring the doll template will be a nice activity for the item and color introduction. Let the kids explore colors and put them on the template. Move to the next stage with color and cut the doll. You can create the template with separated doll items such as pants, shirts, hats, and more.
After coloring each object, kids have to create the cutouts and stick the items in the appropriate place. For preschoolers, you can give the example first and copy it.
Constructing a movable doll will be so much more interesting. You can choose the template that belongs to things with wings. Bat sounds good. Prepare the printed bat template along with a wooden stick and popsicle stick.
Start with coloring all parts first. Continue with cutting each part and constructing them to be a bat. Stick the wooden stick in the wings part. You also need to work with the application of its wings. Apply the popsicle stick to the bottom part to look like a puppet.
Making paper roll dolls will be such a good activity for kids. You can choose a bunny if Easter is about to come. Gather all materials first such as paper roll, paint, brush, paper, googly eyes, glue, pipe cleaner, and scissor.
Paint all paper rolls in all white. Instruct them to leave it dry. Continue with making the bunny ears. Provide the bunny ears template on the screen and let all of the kids use the looks.
Stick the googly eyes along with the ears into the colored paper roll. Make the pipe cleaner cutouts and stick them as whiskers. Let all the glued dry and the paper roll doll is ready to embellish the classroom during Easter.
Those are the ideas for constructing dolls for your class. Choose the one that first your students the most and let them have fun!