Teaching crafts to kids

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Teaching crafts to kids

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How should you teach crafts to kids? What should you start with?

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I think for teaching crafts to kids that it has to be as simple as possible and then let them get creative with it. Different age groups have different motor skills and that has to be kept in mind. Most can use a glue stick, but not all can cut out things easily. Coloring is always fun and painting can be a MESS!

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To start with the simplest thing is to let my child draw, color, and use a paintbrush,..... Then I introduced my child to crafting starting with Origami paper because it is easy and fun. And other .paper crafts like making cards or scrapbooks

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Post: # 1928Post ZandraJoi »

My advice is to think like a kid, not as an adult. Adults tend to be more of a perfectionist; kids just want to have fun! Not to mention kids like being messy & getting their little hands covered in whatever mixture they are working with. As long as the kids know to keep it on the table, just let them go & let their creative juices flow.

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Post: # 2066Post Shortie »

I always found when teaching my kids crafts it was best to give them paint, crayons, glue, sequins and paper and supervise them but let them be creative themselves.

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