We celebrate Carnival in the end of winter! This is a whole week of holidays, each day is special, and this tradition has come to us from our ancestors, who respected the nature and honored the memory of their ancestors.

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On the last day of Carnival our ancestors had the ritual – they burned a jackstraw. They threw it in a huge bonfire with different funeral food (pancakes, eggs, tortillas).  And then they scattered ashes over the fields – it brought fertility to the land.

I propose to make a baby doll carnival out of paper. Of course, it does not necessarily to burn it))

You need:

Paper of two different colors, a red triangle and a white circle
Scissors
Glue

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Cut the white paper circle – a doll’s head, draw a face. Cut a red triangular scarf, suitable for the head. Glue them together.

Fold the paper like on the picture – dress – in the middle, arms – on the sides – they need to be shorter.

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Glue all the pieces together and your doll is ready!

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Rejoice the arrival of spring! Smiles and hugs for everybody!


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