Group III – Handicraft
1. Artist :
(i) Draw with pencil, brush, pen or crayon original illustration of any incident or character in simple story (size not less than 18 cm x 13 cm.)
(ii) Do one of the following :
(a) Draw from life or memory in pen and ink, or pencil and animal or a human being.
(b) Draw from nature a landscape or still life group.
(c) Keep a sketch-book for a period of three months and draw atleast 12 sketches.
(d) Illustrate a story by means or match stick figures in not less than four pictures.
(e) Make a simple greeting card using pencil, brush, pen or crayon.
(f) Make a model of human being or an animal (not less than 20 cm. height) of wax, soap, clay or cardboard or any other suitable substance.
Note : The natural bent of the Bulbul is to be encouraged in every way; the spirit and intention of the work is to count as much as adherence to academic rules.
2. Book Binder : Perform the following Steps to protect her book.
1. Protect her book with cello tap if orned.
2. Cover the book with brown Paper
3. Past the folds with glue
4. Past the name Sticker on Top of the book.
5. Write her name on name Sticker.
6. Write the book name on name sticker with bold Letters.
3. Homecraft :
Thread a needle and sew on a button and carry out any two of the following tests :
(a) Knit or crochet a useful article.
(b) Make a piece of netting, good for a bag, hammock etc.
(c) Work a design in cross stitch on canvass.
(d) Make a rug or mat on canvass or Hessian.
(e) Darn a bole in jersey or stocking or mend a tear.
(f) Wash and iron scarf.
(g) Make a basket and a sweeping broom.
(h) Weave a useful article in raffia.
(i) Weave the webbing of bed.
(j) Make the “Tatties or Chatai” (straw mat).
(k) Spin 50 meters of yarn with takli or charkha.
(l) Paint a wall or floor (village style).
(m) Make an article of straw, palm, cane, reed or bamboos.
4. Needle Worker :
(i) Be able to embroider her name in cross stitch or any other stitch.
(ii) Know three of the following stitches; Chain, herringbone, feather stitch, buttonhole, darning, french knot. Some of these may be done as a sample and all should be done large.
(iii) Make a garment for a child or doll and ornament with one of the above stitches. This should be done without
help except for the cutting out
5. Toy Maker :
Make an article from odds and ends such as fircones, cloth pegs etc. and either a toy of reasonable size such as engine, motor car, doll or animal, or in reasonable correct proportions and colouring compostie toy such as farm yard, jungle or animals, cottage with furniture, park with animals.
(i) Be able to make any three of the following :
(a) A toy made out of stocking or old material.
(b) A toy suitable for a small child or a baby or a scrap book well arranged.
(c) A set of dolls furniture (not Pater) or a set of clay birds, animals, fish or insects. Make a doll that
flies a kite.
(d) Any other toy chosen by herself.
Note : An article presented for Rajat Pankh test must not be admitted
for this badge.