Christmas is just around the corner and kids are becoming increasingly excited by the thought of it. With the coming festive season, it is natural for one to experience a financial crisis. Crafting is the one good activity that won’t only generate joy and happiness in your kid’s life but will also save you a lot of money that you might be planning on spending on those expensive gifts.
Eileen Liffick of the Hobby Lobby fame has even pointed out the increase in the number of people engaging in crafting classes and the number of times they visit online craft sites. People have now understood the value of money and have very practically started saving it. In fact, they are making even more money out of it. People can quite easily save up money by looking up any easy – to – do craft activity that can help them create a gift. It truly is an innovative way in which they have emerged.
This article summarizes a list of craft ideas that one can look forward to having to indulge their kids into this joyful activity:-
- HAND PRINT TREE
It is perhaps one of those few crafting activities that do not require the kid to cut or make use of glue. It slightly messy in nature but once the results have been achieved, it is a true joy to celebrate the creation of it. Items that you will require are a construction paper, paint brushes, glitter or stickers.
Make sure the kid is wearing old clothes and lays some newspapers on the work area.
Paint the construction paper on top and have them place their hand prints on the same.
Make sure they use any other color other than green.
Make two rows and make sure the second row is smaller so that the tree looks thinner on top.
After the paint dries up, you can make use of stickers and other such decorative items to complete your art.
- CANDY CANE REINDEER
It is probably one of the most relevant items to create this Christmas. You must do so in the comfort of your home. The items that are required in this exercise are candy cane, wiggle eyes, pom-pom, pipe cleaners, green paper, scissors and glue.
Hold the candy cane while it’s facing up and glue your pom poms on the curved section.
Use glue and place the wiggle eyes accordingly.
You must utilize your pipe cleaner by shaping it into antlers.
Make a bow tie out of the paper remaining and stick it accordingly.
You can make use of any strings or other rope items to hang this in your house.