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01
Jan 2017
Magic New Year Card

Hello! Happy New Year! 2017 is upon us! If you enjoyed making the Christmas tree greeting card last week, you'll love this week's project. We're going to make a magic New Year card! It's really simple to make. You can give one to each of your friends and astound them with the magic of the card. Let ...

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25
Dec 2016
Christmas Tree Greeting Card

Merry Christmas everyone! In the spirit of Christmas, let's make a festive greeting card today that you can give to just about anyone. You will need: One sheet of coloured paper (green would work best, but any colour would do) One sheet of white card paper One sheet of gold or silver paper Se ...

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27
Nov 2016
New bows with old socks

Hello! If you have a lot of old and unused socks lying around, don't throw them away! Make them into cute little bows that you can use on your hair or clip on to your shirt as a bowtie! Here's what you'll need: An old, clean sock A pair of scissors Hot glue or fabric glue A hair clip or hair ...

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06
Nov 2016
Party games

Hi there! The Toons are gearing up for the big Tinkle Anniversary party. This week, they're making some games they can play at the party. Curious to see what kind of games they're making? Below is the video the Toons are looking at for some ideas. You can make some of these games too to play at you ...

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30
Oct 2016
Flowery party decoration

Hi guys! Happy Diwali! As you might already know, Tinkle's 36th Anniversary is in November. But the Tinkle Toons are already in the mood to party, so they've begun making party decorations! Today they're making these large flowery paper hangings. Want to join in the fun? Grab as many colourful pap ...

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23
Oct 2016
Mouse Pad

Hello! If you use a desktop computer at home, you must also be using a device called a mouse. Now, a mouse typically rests on a mat called the mouse pad. If you'd like to give your mouse pad a makeover, or you'd like to make a new one, you've come to the right place! Today's project is on how to ma ...

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16
Oct 2016
Bottle cap container

Hi guys! You might have heard that plastic bottles can be reused in many different ways. Did you know that the caps of these plastic bottles can be reused too? Here's one such creative way to do that. Along with a parent or a helpful adult, shave off the caps from two bottles and smoothen them out ...

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09
Oct 2016
Spinning top

Hello! Have you ever played with tops? Did you know you could make them at home? It's really easy! Gather together some washers (they should be available in hardware shops; ask your parents!), beads, thin wooden sticks or toothpicks, colourful tapes and some glue. Then follow the video below as it ...

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02
Oct 2016
Shadow puppet

Hey guys! Today, you'll learn how to make your very own shadow puppet. This is a kind of puppet that brings to life a character by casting a shadow against a wall or a screen. You can make shadow creatures with your hands and fingers, but also with paper. The video below shows an easy and quick me ...

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25
Sep 2016
PiƱata

Hello! We've all played with piñatas, especially during birthday parties. A piñata is a decorated figure of an animal or a toy that is full of sweets. In birthday parties, we hang a piñata from the ceiling and break it open to release all the delicious sweets and candies hiding ...

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18
Sep 2016
Table top football

Hi guys! If you've had an empty cardboard box lying around for a while, now's the time to put it to some good use. Let's make a game out of it! The video below will teach you how to turn your boring box into a fun football game that you can play just about anywhere. Have fun! Remember: Always hav ...

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11
Sep 2016
Newspaper Wall Hanging

Hello! Did you know that there's a lot you can do with old newspapers, including make a wall hanging for your room? With some additional, simple materials like glue, beads, paints and a thread and a needle, you can give your room a colourful makeover! Watch the video below for a step-by-step guide ...

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04
Sep 2016
The Bridge Riddle

Hi there! This time's DIY is a little different... instead of making something with your hands, it's time to put your brain to work with a challenging riddle! You need to escape a horde of zombies by getting across a bridge. But there are three more people with you and the bridge can only take two ...

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28
Aug 2016
Chevron art

Hello! Learn a new art and design technique today—the chevron! A chevron pattern is simply a zigzag pattern created in different colours. It's easy to do and a lot of fun as well! Watch the video below for a step-by-step guide on creating your own chevron pattern. Once you know this techniq ...

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21
Aug 2016
Rainbow Cheese Sandwiches

Hey guys! Imagine taking a bite out of a yummy cheese sandwich... and finding that its inside is filled with a rainbow! Sounds awesome, doesn't it? Well, you can make this incredible sandwich at home and surprise your friends with it! All you'd need are: A loaf of bread A tub of butter Lots ...

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14
Aug 2016
Newspaper coasters

Hi there! Learn how to turn a few sheets of old newspapers into beautiful coasters! You would need: Newspapers A raw spaghetti strand A quilling tool Glue That's it! Now watch the video below for full instructions on turning those sheets of newspapers into something really cool. Happy cra ...

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31
Jul 2016
Vanishing Coin Trick

Gather your friends today and astound them with a simple yet brilliant magic trick! All you need are some coloured sheets of paper, a glass, a pencil, a pair of scissors, some glue, clear tape, and a coin. Now for the magic... it's all in the video below! Enjoy! Remember: Always have a parent or ...

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24
Jul 2016
Egg Etching

Hey there! A sheet of paper isn't the only surface on which you can create art. You can do it on eggs too! A super easy way to create patterns on eggs needs only a few things: A mix of brown and white eggs Thin masking tape or rubber bands A glass of vinegar (one for each egg) A sponge and s ...

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17
Jul 2016
Slime

Hello! If your fingers are itching to do something to do today, we have just the thing... homemade slime! Now, it's not as icky as it sounds. This slime is actually completely clean and is more of a piece of rubbery clay. Nonetheless, it's fun to make and even funner to play with. So if you're up ...

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10
Jul 2016
Chocolate Brownie in a Mug

Treat yourself this Sunday with a quick and choco-licious brownie... made in a mug! Here are the ingredients you need: 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (30g)1/4 cup light brown sugar (50g)2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted1/4 cup milk (60ml)Chocolate chips, to ser ...

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03
Jul 2016
Liquid Notebook

Give your boring looking notebook a makeover fit for the monsoons! All you need is some water, food colouring, baby oil, and of course, a notebook. Watch the video below for the full instructions. Remember: Always have a parent or guardian around when handling sharp objects like a pair of scissor ...

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26
Jun 2016
CD lantern

Do you have a lot of old CDs lying around and don't know what to do with them? Perhaps this project can help you recycle some of them. With less than 10 CDs and some extra materials you can make a really cool lantern for serial lights (also known as rice lights). For complete instructions, watch th ...

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19
Jun 2016
Pollution Catcher

The air around is filled with small dirt and various other particles called pollutants. These pollutants cause pollution. Just how much of the air around us is polluted? To find out, you can make a quick and simple pollution catcher and see for yourself. Instructions are in the video below. Remembe ...

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05
Jun 2016
Crazy Jumping Frogs

Ribbit! Ribbit! Rrrribit! That's what your parade of jumping frogs will sound like when you finish making them! Collect all the old plastic bottles in your house and convert them all into jumping frogs. Yes, they'll actually jump! Watch how you can make your crazy parade come alive. Remember: Al ...

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29
May 2016
Gorgeous gift bags

The end of the summer holidays might be close, but no one ever said the fun should stop! Here's an easy-peasy project to add to your collection of cool DIY crafts. Instead of trying to figure out the best wrapping paper for your friends' gifts, why not put their gifts in a unique bag? If not to st ...

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22
May 2016
Tissue Box Toys

Hi there! If you have a lot of empty tissue boxes lying around, don't throw them away. Instead, make three very cool toys! Watch the video below for detailed instructions. Happy crafting! Remember: Always have a parent or guardian around when handling sharp objects like a pair of scissors, pins ...

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15
May 2016
Handmade bumblebee

Buzzzzzz! Become as busy as a bee today with this project! Make your very own bee friend with card paper and a few other easy-to-find materials. Instructions in the video below. Remember: Always have a parent or guardian around when handling sharp objects like a pair of scissors, pins or needles. ...

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08
May 2016
Origami Mini Notebook

Heyya! Hope you're enjoying your summer holidays. If you feel up to a craft project today, we've got a super-duper one for you. Have you heard of origami? It is the art of paper folding. By merely folder a sheet of paper in different ways, you can create just about anything, from a dinosour to a t ...

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01
May 2016
Desk Organizer

Hello! Here's a neat little project that is not only fun to make but also super useful. With a few old plastic bottles, you can create a unique desk organizer that will keep your desk clutter-free and all your pens, pencils and other stationery in one place. Watch the video below for full instruc ...

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24
Apr 2016
Sparkling Jellyfish Decoration

Hi there! If you have been looking for simple ways to decorate your room, today's DIY project is perfect for you! With just a few easy-to-find materials, you can make your very own jellyfish decoration that you can hang from your bed, curtains, desk, chair, cupboard—just about anywhere! Reme ...

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10
Apr 2016
New bags from old t-shirts

Hello! If you have a lot of old t-shirts lying around and don't know what to do with them, this is the perfect project for you! Watch the video below for a simple and fun way to transform your t-shirts into super cool bags. Happy crafting! Remember: Always have a parent or guardian around when h ...

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03
Apr 2016
Instant freezing!

Hi there! Have you wondered what it would be like if you had the superpower to instantly freeze anything you touch? Today you can have that power! Instantly freeze a glass of water and make your own snowman by simply pouring water into a plate with just your magic touch. To find out how to get th ...

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27
Mar 2016
Easter Egg Surprise

Happy Easter! To celebrate the occasion, why not make a funky Easter egg of string that's filled with chocolates? Sounds exciting, doesn't it? Instructions are in the video below. Have fun! Remember: Always have a parent or guardian around when handling sharp objects like a pair of scissors, pin ...

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20
Mar 2016
Fairy Pops

Hello! Here's a fun snack you can make on a lazy Sunday afternoon—fairy pops! Simply follow the instructions in the video below and enjoy your sweet snack! Remember: Always have a parent or guardian around for the more difficult steps. And too much of anything isn't good for health. Have fu ...

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13
Mar 2016
Paper Cup Lamp

Happy Sunday, everyone!

Here's a nifty little project to keep you occupied today. With just a few paper cups you can create your very own super cool lamp!

Watch the video below for full instructions.

Happy crafting!

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28
Feb 2016
Confetti Popper

As the last week of Carnival comes to an end, we leave you with a fun do-it-yourself--a confetti popper!

It's easy to make and lots of fun! Next time, when you are throwing a birthday party you can make several of these and have a gala time!

 

 

 

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21
Feb 2016
The Cake walk

As the Carnival fervour continues, we have an awesome game--the cake walk you can play with your friends! The winner wins a delicious desert for a prize! All you need to do is paste 12 rectangular sheets of paper on similar shaped cardboard sheet. Mark each of them with numbers 1- 12, and place the ...

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14
Feb 2016
Homemade Caramel apples

Hello! We are celebrating the Carnival all month long at Tinkle Online! At the carnival, apart from the fancy costumes and exquisite masks, the food during this time is something to look forward to too! Some of the Carnival classics are fried candy bars, donuts, corn dogs, and caramel apples! Tod ...

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07
Feb 2016
Masquerade mask

Hello! Happy Carnival everybody! As it's the carnival month, we decided to show you how to create a last minute masquerade mask! It's easy to make and requires simple resources. Get together with your friends, create your own masks and have your own carnival party! Watch the video carefully to crea ...

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31
Jan 2016
Popcorn on a cob

As curry is to rice, popcorn is to movies! No movie is complete without a tub of buttery, crunchy popcorn. But have you ever tried popcorn on a cob? It's a special kind of corn that pops when heated and you can have it right off the cob!  Watch this video to make yourself delicicous popcorn on ...

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24
Jan 2016
Cake pops three ways!

Hello! Sunday is the perfect day to try out yummy deserts! Today, we show you cake pops three ways. They are easy to make and your kids and family will surely ask for more after trying out one. Watch this video to make yourself delicious cake pops! Remember: Always have a parent or a guardian arou ...

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17
Jan 2016
Ice cream stick Coasters

Hello! Sometimes we can create the most useful things out of waste materials.  So today, we are going to learn to create a coaster out of leftover ice cream sticks! A coaster is like a tiny table mat on which we place glasses to prevent them from staining the table. Follow the instructions in ...

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10
Jan 2016
An easy-to-make Kite

Hello! Makar Sankranti is almost here! It's that time of the year when the sky will be filled with colourful kites competing with each other. What if this year, we showed you how to make your own kite?  Follow the instruction in the video to make yourself a cool kite. It's really simple and y ...

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03
Jan 2016
Desktop Calendar

Hello, Happy New Year! This week, we show you how to create your own Desktop Calendar! It's easy, fun and the perfect time to make one with a new year ahead of us. Follow the instructions in the video to make yourself a cool desktop calendar.  Remember: Always have a parent or a guardian aro ...

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13
Dec 2015
Fortune Cookies

Fortune cookies are biscuits with fun messages inside them. These messages are written on strips of paper and are slipped inside the cookie.  Today, we are making these cookies with paper! Follow the instructions in the video to create your own fortune cookies for the family! Surprise them wit ...

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06
Dec 2015
Owl and Monster Bookmarks

Hello! 

This Sunday, you can try your hand at creating these whacky owl and monster shaped bookmarks. Follow the instructions in the video carefully to create your own crazy colourful ones and make reading fun! Once your friends see one, they will want it too!

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