With the arrival of the autumn pores, kindergartens are filledholidays, on which it is customary to arrange contests of children's crafts made by children. Even the busiest parents can make vegetable articles with their babies. It is very simple to borrow a child by using improvised materials from vegetables. List the options for crafts from potatoes can bevery long, it's potato figurines, and ladybugs, and chickens, and smeshariki, and snowmen, and horses, and much more. Carried away by the creative process, the child will develop fine motor skills, which for him will become very useful. Children, whose age is more than 5 years, are already allowed to take matches (with broken sulfur heads) and toothpicks, with which various elements are attached in pottery crafts. Our first work was called "horse". We take a few pieces of potatoes of unequal size: pear-shaped is best used for the trunk, and a small round as a head. The mane and tail of this potato horse are made of threads, and the bridle is made of ribbon. Remember that potatoes are a safe material for babies, which greatly contributes to their development. Nobody forbids you to additionally use small twigs, feathers, plasticine and other materials harmless to the child. Now let's figure out thepotatoes: smeshariki, males and snow men. At first you can use it when creating such clay crafts. The simplest option is to take a raw tuber of potatoes that will serve as a trunk, from clay to sculpt the legs, hands, as well as a scarf, hat or flower with a ribbon on the bonnet. We are sure that such creativity will have to the kid ondisposition. Having made several similar amusing creatures, your baby will want to play with them, depict episodes from fairy tales or cartoons. We offer a number of options for the manufacture of simple children's crafts from vegetables. Merry Smeshariki do not only with the help of potatoes, but also from tomatoes, apples, citrus fruits and even peppers. A foil or colored paper makes a hat for a snowman. For this purpose we cut out a strip of foil and sew it into a ring. Undoubtedly, the creation of the details of a snowmanis carried out with the help of toothpicks. Due to their severity, children should do this under the supervision of adults. From plasticine, the smile, the nose and the eyes of the snowman are executed, and the base on which it will stick. No less attractive will be in the kindergarten among other handicrafts ladybug of potatoes. This work is done in this way: cut the potatoes in two and with the help of plasticine in red we sculpt the back of the cow. For this purpose roll the plasticine a thin layer and wrap half of the potatoes. Then from black plasticine we roll a ball, cut it in two and get the head of a bug. Another part of the black plasticine will be used to make the paws and spots on the back. For the eyes of our insect, white clay should be used. Another funny piece of art from potatoes is a stamp. Despite its simplicity, the production of this craft will seem no less exciting. So, take the potato tuber and cut it in two. In the cutting area, we cut out a figure - it can be a Christmas tree, a geometric figure, a butterfly, a flower, a leaf, a hedgehog or something like that. So we will make a blank for the drawing. It's very easy to work: the child needs to take the potatoes with his fingers and dip it into dyes of various shades, after which you can put the prints on paper. Having made several similar stamps with different images, you will deliver your child a great joy, because he will have the opportunity to quickly create various drawings and even entire compositions. Perhaps, so you will awaken the artistic talent of your child. In this lesson we demonstrated a lotvariants of children's crafts from potatoes with their own hands, with which you can draw kids and develop their creative abilities. In addition, we emphasize the absolute naturalness of this material, and hence security. The proposed crafts - this is not an exhaustive list, but rather a hint for new ideas. It is important only that they are also of interest to children.