Watch using coconut leaf


Items required to make this watch

To make the watch, you need one cococunt leaflet


How to make the fun watch using cococnut leaf

Steps

  1. Separate 2 to 3 narrow leaves (individual leaflet) from the mid rib of a big coconut leaf as shown in the picture.

  2. Take one of the leaflets and trim both sides of the leaflet. Separate the spine from the leaflet and trim this leaflet to a reqiured size. 12 inches will be the ideal size.

  3. Take one part of the leaflet, measure the width and keep it aside. This bigger piece will be the belt of the watch. Now, take the other half of the leaflet and cut this into the size of 3 times the width of the leaflet as shown in the picture. Fold this small piece in to 3 equal parts. This small piece will be used as the dial of the watch.

  4. Now, hold one tip of the bigger piece and make two folds of size slightly more than the width of the leaflet as shown in the picture below.

  5. Press this fold and keep it above the center folding of the smaller piece of leaflet.

  6. Now insert the left fold of the smaller piece into the folding of the bigger piece and then insert the right folding into the bigger piece. Both the left and right folding of the smaller piece should be inserted inside the second folding of the bigger piece.

  7. Turn it over, hold the other tip of the bigger piece and insert it into the folding in a circular form as shown in the picture.

  8. Draw the dial of the watch and tie it on the child's wrist. Adujst the belt according to the hand size.

  9. Children of age 2 to 7 will enjoy this activity in their summer holidays.

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