Learn how to make a toy stove top with this easy to follow tutorial. You’ll need some basic supplies like cardboard, scissors, and glue to get started.
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A toy stove top is a great addition to any child’s play kitchen. It’s a fun project to make with your child, and it’s a nice way to add some extra realism to their play. If you’re looking for a simple project that will keep your child entertained for hours, then this is the perfect project for you.
##Expansion: You will need the following materials to make your own toy stove top:-A piece of cardboard-A pen or pencil-Scissors-Tape-Construction paper-Markers or crayons
##Expansion: 1. Begin by trace the outline of a stove top onto the piece of cardboard. You can either freehand this, or use a template. Make sure that the outline is big enough for your child to be able to play with comfortably.
2. Cut out the traced shape with scissors.
3. Next, use construction paper to create all of the different parts of the stove top. You will need four burners, two controls, and an oven door. Once you have all of the pieces cut out, you can start assembling them onto the piece of cardboard using tape.
4. Once everything is taped into place, encourage your child to decorate their new toy stove top however they like! They can use markers or crayons to add color and design as they please.
What You Will Need
-A stove top
-A toy pan
Light the stove top. Place the toy pan on the burner. Put the toy food in the pan. Cook the toy food according to the package directions.
Step One: Preparing The Stove Top
The first step in making a toy stove top is to gather the necessary materials. You will need a piece of cardboard, some aluminum foil, tape, and scissors. Once you have all of your materials, you will need to cut the piece of cardboard into the shape of a stove top. Once the stove top is cut out, you will need to cover it in aluminum foil. Be sure to smooth out any creases or wrinkles in the aluminum foil so that the stove top will look realistic. After the stove top is covered in aluminum foil, you will need to use tape to secure the edges of the foil.
The next step is to create the burner rings. To do this, you will need to cut pieces of cardboard into circles that are slightly smaller than the opening of the burner holes on the stove top. Once you have cut out enough circles, you will need to cover them in aluminum foil and then use tape to secure the edges. After the rings are created, you will need to place them over the burner holes on the stove top.
The final step is to create the knobs for your toy stove top. To do this, you will need to find small buttons or beads that can be used for knob handles. Once you have found suitable knob handles, you will need to glue them onto the center of each burner ring. Allow the glue to dry completely before using your toy stove top.
Step Two: Assembling The Stove Top
Now that you have all of your materials, it’s time to start assembling your stove top! Begin by attaching the two food-grade silicone tube pieces to the center of the stainless steel bowl using the high-temperature epoxy. Make sure that the epoxy is applied evenly around the circumference of each tube, and let it cure for at least 24 hours before proceeding to the next step.
Next, take your two small ceramic beads and place them at either end of one of the silicone tubes. These beads will act as heat diffusers, and will help to distribute heat more evenly across the surface of your stove top. Once again, apply a generous amount of epoxy around each bead, and let it cure for 24 hours before continuing.
Now it’s time to attach the legs to your stove top. Begin by holding the leg in place against the side of the bowl, and use a Sharpie marker to mark where you will need to drill holes for attachment. Remove the leg, and drill four pilot holes evenly spaced around the circumference of the leg using a 1/8″ drill bit. Next, apply a small amount of high-temperature epoxy to each pilot hole, and screw in a 1/4″ x 20 machine screw using a 1/4″ hex head wrench. Tighten each screw until it is snug against the leg, being careful not to overtighten and strip the hole. Repeat this process for each leg.
Your stove top is now assembled and ready for use!
Step Three: Adding The Finishing Touches
Now that the major parts of your toy stove top are complete, it’s time to add the finishing touches! In this step, you will need the following materials:
-Hot glue gun
-Optional: glitter, Paint, googly eyes
First, take your pipe cleaners and cut them into 2-inch pieces. You will need four pieces for each knob on your stove top. Hot glue two pieces together at one end, and then wind them around the base of each knob until they are tight. Trim off any excess pipe cleaner.
Next, you can add any optional details like glitter, paint, or googly eyes. Once you are happy with the look of your stove top, set it aside to dry completely.
Step Four: Enjoying Your New Toy Stove Top
Now that your toy stove top is complete, it’s time to start enjoying it! Here are a few tips on how to get the most out of your new toy:
-Make sure to keep an eye on your child while they are playing with their new toy. While the stove top is not hot, it is still important to make sure that your child does not use it as an opportunity to put anything else in their mouth.
-If you have multiple children, it might be a good idea to only allow one child to play with the stove top at a time. This will help prevent any arguments or fights from breaking out.
-Encourage your child to use their imagination while playing with their new toy. See if they can come up with different recipes or pretend to cook a meal for their dolls or stuffed animals. The sky is the limit!
In conclusion, making a toy stove top is a fun and easy project that can be done at home with a few supplies. All you need is some cardboard, duct tape, and a few other materials. With a little imagination, you can create a realistic-looking stove top that will provide hours of fun for your child.