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How to make toy weathercock with cocconut leaf.

Updated on May 5, 2012

Dear friends we can make a lots of toys for kids using our natural resources.In childhood days we used to make these types toys and we play with them .But nowadays these toys are uncommon, Because latest technologies and electronic toys are replacing them.So I am here trying to recall those memorable good old days. This was very common in our native place.

Required materials:palm leaf segment,safety pin,pencil having eraser on back.


The Weathercock

The Typical Weathercock
The Typical Weathercock
Take a cocconut leaf segment.
Take a cocconut leaf segment.
Seperate the leaf segment in to two by removing meddle stem.
Seperate the leaf segment in to two by removing meddle stem.
Neatly cut it in to unique length
Neatly cut it in to unique length
keep the leaf crossed
keep the leaf crossed
Fold the leaf like this....take the vertical leaf through behind pull it front.
Fold the leaf like this....take the vertical leaf through behind pull it front.
Fold the horizontal leaf like this...from right to left
Fold the horizontal leaf like this...from right to left
Fold the horizontal leaf from left to right.
Fold the horizontal leaf from left to right.
Pull all the four leaves and make it perfect tight.
Pull all the four leaves and make it perfect tight.
Cut all the leaves and make it of same length
Cut all the leaves and make it of same length
Take a pencil having eraser back side.
Take a pencil having eraser back side.
take a safety pin and unfold it.pierse it from the front of toy.
take a safety pin and unfold it.pierse it from the front of toy.
Attach it to the pencil like this by piersing the eraser.
Attach it to the pencil like this by piersing the eraser.
Your toy weathercock is ready...play with it and enjoy......thanks SONU my niece for your help.
Your toy weathercock is ready...play with it and enjoy......thanks SONU my niece for your help.

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      rashadali.m 5 years ago

      good one, very nostalgic....i will try it in home......write more hubs .....voted up

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      Vimesh Ummer.U 5 years ago from india

      thaks anusujith....

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      Anoop Aravind A 5 years ago from Nilambur, Kerala, India

      I went back to my childhood. My Grandpa had given me a bunch this type toys.