Kids Crafts are a wonderful opportunity to spend time pleasantly and help children develop their creative abilities and sense.
Small works can be offered as gifts to relatives, friends, acquaintances, on various occasions: birthdays, Mother’s Day, Christmas or Easter. What more can enjoy a grandmother than a handmade gift, from his nephew or her niece? No matter how small or awkwardly made would seem, is a gift from the heart and with a minimum budget. A great example of such a gift is a nice-looking brooch of buttons, which is very easy to do and it requires only a few things that you surely have at home.
At the same time, you can make some crafts to decorate the house for Christmas, Easter or birthdays, or you can make greeting cards or wrapping paper and stored them in the book of memories of the child. They can also be displayed in his room as a collection of priceless objects.
Another great idea you can do with your kid is to create an alphabet, one letter on each page, and for each letter you can create an animal or a thing that is named with that letter, in this case he will learn not only the letter, but also how the animal or thing looks like. We meet with the alphabet everywhere and teaching the children to love it we can help a lot in their first steps towards “letters world”.
Another good idea you can try with your kid is to collect some jars and bottles caps from different colors, forms and sizes. Shape them after their colors on a big paper, and a square where you put the caps. Ask your kid to put every cap in its place based on its color and its form and size. Let your child explore materials freely and then explain it and what to do;
Called geometric shape and each color;
Encourage each child’s initiative;
Activities that develop skills movement fine control and patience, introduces the concept of size and color of objects.
If do not want to buy plasticine you can make it at home. Ingredients: 2 cups flour, 1 / 2 cup of salt, 2 cups water, 2 tablespoons oil, 1 / 4 cup baking soda, 1 / 4 cup of baking soda, food coloring.The procedure: Mix first 6 ingredients in a saucepan; Place on low heat and stir until no longer sticky, should have the consistency of plasticine. Do not be left too long on the fire, leave in pan about 3, 4 minutes after fire closes.
Then divided it into balls. Allow to cool completely on the table;
Place each ball a few drops of desired food coloring and knead until smooth color;
The shape of it;
Store in plastic bags or containers with lids, can hold up to a month in the refrigerator.