25 Easy Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

Simple Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

Check out these easy steps to make eco friendly Ganpati idol at home. You can use a variety of material to make environmental friendly idol of lord Ganesh. Go for mud, shadu clay, flour, paper or paper mache. People have woken up to this cause and are coming up with innovative ideas. These materials are bio-degradable and non-toxic. They don’t harm the water bodies in which they are immersed.

Take a look at these easy steps to make eco friendly Ganpati idol at home.

(Photo and Procedure Courtesy of Saomya Soni)

1. Use natural clay or the ones available in the market

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

2. Add water and make dough. Knead well to get a smooth texture. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

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3. Divide them into six parts. One for the body, one for the head, two for legs and two for making the hands of the idol.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

4. Start with the body; make an oval shape out of the clay and place it on the table. Make two carrot shapes and attach it to form the feet of Ganpati.

Simple Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

5. Take the clay we had kept for hands. Make arms and carve the palms.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

6. Attach the hands to the body using toothpick.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol with Clay

 

7. Add clay to make the shoulders.



Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

8. Use a bit of water to blend things up and get a smooth design.

Easy Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

9. Add clay at the back to make it strong.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

10. Use clay to give shape to the chest of the idol. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home with Shadu Clay

 

11. Secure the limbs by adding more toothpicks.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

12. Lets start with the head. Roll the clay and create the trunk.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

13. Use your fingers to make eyes. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

14. Now, start working on the ears.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

15. Looks very much like our Ganpati Bappa! 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

16. Twist or roll the trunk in desired manner. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

17. Add tusks and a toothpick at the bottom.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

18. Fix the head on the body of Ganpati. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

19. Ganpati idol is almost ready; you just need to add some finishing touches to it.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

20. See to it that the clay is properly blended at the back. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

21. Create dhoti for the deity.

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

22. Take a small piece of clay and make stole out of it. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

23. Place stole on both side and attach them firmly. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

24. Now, your Ganpati idol is ready. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

 

25. Dry the idol and paint it with non-toxic color. Decorate it by adding accessories to it. 

Steps to Make Eco Friendly Ganpati Idol at Home

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