Nongu Vandi is a very tactile game that helps children improve their sense of
touch. Most children like the feel of sand slip through their fingers
Nongu (Palm Fruit) is a famous tropical fruit available in villages of Tamil Nadu in
summer season. Summer season is the season of holidays for kids in India. Kids
in villages play games and also do experiments with available waste items in the
village. Nongu Vandi is one of the item made by kids which proves us that we
are born Mechanical Engineers.
"Nongu Vandi" is a easy to make toy basically made of long stick with "Nongu"
palm shell as tires. Each Kid makes one for each and play various games using it.
There are no certain games that kids play, it mainly depends upon their creativity.
Things Required to Make Nongu Vandi
Two Palm shells of same size and weight
Stick with V shape on one end – Length depends upon the height of the kid
How to Make
Take an stick of length half a foot
Sharpen the edges the stick
Pierce the Palm shells on both the sides of the stick as shown in the picture
Now take the long stick and put the V shape end in the middle of the small stick where palm shells are pierced
Now your Nungu Vandi is ready for Playing.