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Craft Ideas For Kids

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I’m not a great crafter but having little girls will make you embrace many different crafts that help awaken their creative skills. Because they have a variety of taste and interests it’s important for me to have them explore various types of traditional crafts along with newer ideas.

Here’s a list of some great crafting you can do with your kids

Decopage

Decoupaging  is a fun way for children to explore their creativity. Very few supplies are needed and most projects can be completed in a fairly short period of time. So just bring your imagination decoupage glue, pictures and an item to decoupage your little ones will have hours of fun and lots of creative projects to show for it!

Cross Stitching

Although this is becoming a lost art , it’s definitely one you want your little ones to master. By teaching them the simple art of the Cross stitch you’ll set them up to have the skills necessary for actual sewing as they grow older. It’s also incredibly easy to find cross stitch patterns and supplies

Clay Work

Clay working is probably the easiest of them all because it involves using a product most kids have already used for years. Making your own clay is also incredibly easy  and can make this activity even more fun. Simple recipes for Salt dough that can be placed in the oven and made for permanent use are a dime a dozen on pinterest.

Paper Mache

Who didn’t work on Paper Mache products growing up? Now they actually sell kits with everything you need to make some fun projects! Amazon carries a great one for less than $20!

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Wood working

This is a fun one that kids enjoy because there’s so many ways of taking this craft on. You can even head out to your local Home Depot where they have monthly classes for your little ones that will be perfect for their skill levels. They’ll make fun stuff like spice holders, Bird houses and more!

 

Whatever route you take with crafts in your life, there are so many fun options to consider with kids. It’s all a matter of getting them to try them all and seeing what niche they like best. In the end awakening your child’s creative spirit won’t just awaken their creative side but make them well rounded individuals for their future.

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11 Comments

  • Reply Rita M

    Paper Mache is something I would love to introduce my granddaughter to!

    March 30, 2016 at 2:46 am
  • Reply Deborah D

    IZ loved paper mache when I was younger. Brings back memories.

    March 25, 2016 at 4:09 pm
  • Reply Autumn M Minnix

    I wish we had a Home Depot close by! My kids would love that!

    March 23, 2016 at 4:20 pm
  • Reply Krisha

    Very fun ideas. 🙂

    March 23, 2016 at 10:33 am
  • Reply Julia Grey-Garnett

    I loved Paper Mache as a kid.

    March 4, 2016 at 9:10 am
  • Reply Lauryn R

    These are all great ideas that I would never think of! My oldest is only 6, but she is very artistic like her grandpa and can draw and create some amazing things already! I definitely can’t wait to do some of these with her! 🙂

    March 1, 2016 at 3:43 pm
  • Reply deb c

    Fun ideas!

    March 1, 2016 at 10:54 am
  • Reply Laura

    Great ideas! I did most of these when I was little. What fun!

    February 29, 2016 at 6:37 pm
  • Reply Louanne Baelde

    Love all these ideas! All four of the kids would enjoy these things. Thank you for sharing!

    February 29, 2016 at 12:53 pm
  • Reply Mia

    Nice ideas. I like the paper mache kit. Looks fun and not to hard.

    February 27, 2016 at 2:22 pm
  • Reply Laura Bowman

    Thanks so much for all these cute ideas! I struggle to come up with things to do 😉

    February 27, 2016 at 11:38 am
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