Janmashtami DIY Bal Gopal cradle!

Kids love beautiful idols of Lord Krishna, and they are often curious to learn about Janmashtami celebrations. Teaching few interesting, fun related Janmashtami activities for kids can help you inculcate the festive and cultural values in them.Click to see Party Time with the little Krishnas! You might be looking for some easy-to-do Janmashtami activities online and craft books. Scroll down to learn this fantastic Janmashtami DIY  Bal Gopal cradle for your little munchkins.


  Material required:

  1. Thick card board
  2.  Thin card board
  3.   Ribbon or golden string
  4.   Decorative patches of Kundan
  5.    Glaze paper
  6.    Glue,scissors,scale


1)Cut 2 pieces of cardboard in a rectangle of 6×10cms.

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Place both the pieces one above another and apply glue.

2)Cover the rectangle with a glaze paper and keep it aside.

3)Cut 3 pieces of the thin cardboard ,two of 6×6cm and one of 24×3cm .

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4)Roll all the pieces like a pipe ,glue them and cover them with the colored paper.

5)Decorate all the pieces with the patches or Kundan .

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6)stick the smaller rolls on the rectangle and hang the whole thing on the bigger roll with the golden string.

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Hang the cradle with another string tied on top .

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Your cute cradle is ready for your Bal Gopal !

This beautiful craft idea was sent in by Asavari Udgirkar.

If you have a craft idea to share, then mail it to sammy@kidengage.com and get a chance to be featured on the KidEngage blog.

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