Today we’ll see how to make a peacock with nut shells.
But why peacock? It’s the time of the Durga Pooja – where I come from, that’s the biggest festival of the year. The Goddess Durga, the daughter of the mountains, has come to visit her paternal home on earth. She is accompanied by her four children and their carriers – the vahans. Every Hindu deity is blessed with a vahan (carrier). Durga’s vahan is the lion, Ganesha’s mouse, Lakshmi’s owl, Saraswati’s duck and Kartikeya’s peacock. Of these, we have made all, but the peacock, with nut shells.
So, here’s how to make a peacock with nut shells:
- Half a walnut shell
- A peanut shell
- Soft wood ice cream spoons
With the the peacock made, the set of vahans is complete:
Now you know how to make a peacock with nut shells and ice cream spoons. Isn’t it a very simple and easy process? I’m sure even children can make this peacock with ease. Moreover, they’ll have as much fun coloring it as I have had.