Advice 1: How to make prints of the legs of the child

Your child will soon grow up as a sweet little bundle will remain only in photographs. What a pity. Go to the memories of childhood, creatively. Children leave a trail of the tiny feet of your kid for the story. This simple souvenir for decades will be able to recall bright moments of childhood, let me remind you what a baby was your child. Well, are you ready to try?
How to make prints of the legs of the child
You will need
  • Salt dough, plaster, alabaster, a set of "moments of childhood", paint
The easiest, but no less interesting way to cook salt dough on it and leave fingerprints. The dough is then baked, thereby obtaining a tiny cast. A few years later, celebrating another year, it's safe to remember about the workpiece together and to paint its colors, turning it into a fun game.
How to make <b>fingerprints</b> <strong>legs</strong> <em>child</em>
You can still trace prints are pencil on paper and then to cut them. But this method is not suitable for very small children. But such prints are easy to be pasted in an album!
You can put prints with paint, it is better to use a jelly-like paint. It is non-toxic and easily washed off. If the child is older, fit and gouache. And lipstick – then you can see all the lines. The process is not complicated - a leg or arm need to spread the paint or lipstick and lean on paper or cardboard and you're done.
How to make <b>fingerprints</b> <strong>legs</strong> <em>child</em>
Option expensive to find in a children's store special sets of "moments of childhood", which includes: a form for casting, the bags with the plastic mass, paint, a brush and a stick for stirring. With the help of a special kit for a rather short time, you can make casts of the handles and legs of your baby. Another set is attached to the frame, so the cast made you fit as a gift to grandparents.
How to make <b>fingerprints</b> <strong>legs</strong> <em>child</em>
One material - self-hardening mass, the principle is the same, but to dry the mould to gently. Sometimes it spreads in the drying process, and are then ready to insert a cast in a frame is impossible. Therefore, the material serves to dry immediately in the frame.
If you decide to use to mould ordinary clay, but it is not the best choice of safe standing is. Clay never hardens and is easy to deform when you click on it.
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The finished casts can be designed any way you want: paint colors, paste into frames. In General, on what the imagination will suffice. Your original casts will always recall the bright moments of childhood. It will then be so nice to remember how tiny were these arms and legs!

Advice 2: How to make casts of hands and feet children with their hands

In children's stores sold many sets to make the hands and feet prints of children. They are usually quite expensive. The casts can do yourself, without buying for this special mass.
The hands and feet moulds

Arms and legs kids such tiny and touching that I would like to keep the memory of their casts. For this you can use one of the following recipes:

1. Prints can be left in the plasticine or weight for modeling. This method is suitable for kid older than one year. To this quite difficult so good to stretch a lot, so a light touch of baby hands or feet left a strong imprint.

2. Perhaps the most popular way to make a cast of hands or feet – use salt dough. Mix 1 Cup flour, 1 Cup salt, 2 tablespoons butter and ½ Cup water. Cool and knead homogeneous dough. If necessary, add a little more water to the dough become more pliable. Roll out the dough to a thickness of 2 cm and form the shape (it can be round, square or perhaps heart). Attach the handle or foot of your child to the test and leave it on for a few seconds. Then gently remove the handle or leg. If the first impression was not very good, roll the dough out again and start all over again. Make a hole for the clove or ribbons. The resulting imprint leave to dry at room temperature for 2-3 weeks. After that, the cast can be painted with acrylic paints and varnish. Instead of prolonged drying can bake the print in the oven. However, in this case, the dough can rise and mold will be distorted.

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