Crafts

We have hundreds and hundreds of crafts but here are some favorites. Click on the thumbnail to read the original post. Use the drop down menu , search box to your right and categories in the sidebar to find even more!

apple craft for kids

sunflower craft

sun melted recycled crayons 1recycled rocket

flower craft

classic egg carton craft

space craft for kids

ocean themed crafts

paper plate tree frog craft

Fish Craft for Kids

yearn easter egg craft for kids

 

 

 Bubble Wrap Starfish Craftletter recognition crafts for kids

 

scrap paper rainbow

 

spring crafts for kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Take On Crafting With Kids

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Crafts aren’t about making something perfect, it’s about time together with your child, and building pride in making something no matter how it looks. As a teacher I like using crafts to reinforce skills, lessons and children’s personal preferences. When a child is doing an art project they develop confidence in their abilities ( provided we support them, not force them), knowledge about a variety of subjects and fine motor skills. As a parent I cherish the time we sit at the kitchen table and make something. I love asking my kids what they wants to make, finding the materials and working together. The best part though is seeing how proud they are of their creations.

I link the majority of my crafts to books because I think there is nothing more crucial than reading to our kids, and by linking the two activities we create a sturdier foundation for the learning and in my experience more interest about the subject and further curiosity in the children.