If you want to provide your kids a good learning experience with enjoyment at their early age, then arts and crafts are one of the best tasks to keep them engaged or entertained. Kids art and craft activities will help them to be creative or enhance their different natural abilities that could have a life changing impact on their career in the future.
There are thousands of untold art and craft ideas available for the kids of different ages, but you must choose ideas that are enjoyable as well as educational. Take some time from your busy schedule and participate in your kids craft projects to encourage their creative abilities. Here I am going to share some kids art and craft ideas that would be helpful for you to keep your kids busy.
1. Paper Snowflakes: To perform this fun activity you only need white paper or scissor. Take the paper and fold it in half, again fold it in half until it formed as a triangle. Now cut a series of small shapes of the paper, then unfold these pieces of paper carefully and you will have a beautiful snowflake. To be more creative, kids can add glue or glitter on them.
2. Christmas wreaths: You will be amazed that many craft ideas are inspired by nature so you can involve your kids to make natural wreaths. Collect leaves make a wreath, use gold and silver paint to decorate it. You can also make nut wreath. This is good change of commercial Christmas wreath; kids love this kind of craft projects that are made from their favorite eatables. This Nut wreath would also be a wonderful gift for any nut lover.
3. Homemade Piggy Bank: Cover an old shoe box with construction paper of your kids favorite color. Make a small cut to put money in. Draw frog face around the cut. Take an egg carton and cut two cups, paint them and add googly eyes, then add them in the box with glue to make frog’s eyes. Cut the paper and makes the legs of a frog and attach these legs to the box.
4. Recycled Cards: This is a simple and Eco friendly Kids art and craft project. Simply cut message part of your used cards and allow your kids to glue them to make a new card. These kind of projects are good for preschoolers that they can enjoy and learn the importance of recycling.
5. Pasta Jewelry: Take pasta in different shapes, 1 poster paint, paintbrush, yarn thread and needle. First of all decide what piece of jewelry do you want to make. Paint pasta shapes and let them dry, after the pasta is dry string it with needle and yarn, then tie the ends. Your pasta jewelry piece is ready now.
These are some of the simplest and cost-effective kids art and craft ideas that kids can perform very easily with fun. You can also use your own creative craft ideas according to your kid’s interest. Don’t forget to choose non toxic craft supplies for the health and safety of your toddlers.