MAKING CRAFTS FOR TEENAGERS

Teenagers, 14 or older love to have crafts and toys with them. They use them to decorate their bedrooms, study and other places where they want to have a cool environment. They also like to play with them. The tendency to like crafts among the teenagers vary from one to the other. Some love riding them and others just keep with them. Whenever they go out and see some crafts, they expect their parents to let them have and usually insist if they are not allowed to purchase. There are so many ideas, and variety that can be developed for the children and it will give them pleasure and enjoyment. Developing crafts for the teens takes very much care and is a part of their everyday life.

Following are the most popular crafts among the teens.

  1. NEWSPRINT ART

Newspaper artwork can be extremely interesting as well as classic for little ones of every age groups and it also provides an opportunity to do innovative things without spending much cash.

COMPONENTS:

Cardboard

Dark-colored Construction paper (Preferably Black)

White Construction paper

Newspapers

Glue

DIRECTIONS:

To make a strong base paste the black construction paper to the cardboard with the help of glue. Design and style the particular artwork on the white construction paper using simple, clean pieces similar to butterflies, branches, leaves, flowers and other beautiful things. Cut the particular portions out and make their traces on the newsprint. Glue the 2 collectively as it will make your newsprint more robust. Then glue your newsprint layout on top of the black color construction paper, put it in a frame and your Newsprint art is complete.

 

  1. TINY UMBRELLA

If you are organizing a Summer Birthday party or a get together for kids then these Tiny umbrellas will add beauty to the decoration. They are available in small sizes and while making them you can use the remaining components of scrapbook paper in matched up colors to mix with the theme of the party.

COMPONENTS:

12” * 12” scrapbooking Paper

Toothpicks or maybe skewers

Scissors

Brass Paper Brads

Hot glue

DIRECTIONS:

Cut small strips of approximately 2 inches each from your scrapbook paper. Fold each of the strips in ¼” increments, accordion style. With the help of the hot glue join the ends of the strips together, making a loop. Be sure to glue the ends in a fashion that could keep your accordion style consistent. Put some force to press one of the sides of the loop in an umbrella form. Hot glue it in position. Place a small sized stick in the middle of your umbrella while doing so. Maintain in the position of all the things till the glue cools. The umbrella is all set to use.

 

  1. CREATION OF NAIL POLISH STAINED GLASS EGGS

There are many nail polish colors available in the market and the Nail polish Stained Glass eggs can be easily designed with them. You may use your old polish or get the cheap one from the store. They look beautiful in every color. The eggs are intended for decoration only because the polish can drip from the shell and could definitely not be consumed.

 

COMPONENTS:

Disposable bowl

Nail polish

Hard-boiled Eggs

DIRECTIONS:

Fill the bowl with water (Approximately Half). Put just one drop of nail polish into the water in the bowl. It will soon spread on the surface of the water in the bowl. Dip the egg into it. Let it dry for some time. It will quickly get dried. Now put another drop of Nail polish on the water surface. Dip egg again into it. Keep on repeating the process until you get the desired look. Keep on changing the water in the bowl at frequently to get the best results.