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7 Websites with Wonderful Christmas Crafts Ideas

December 13th, 2010 by admin

Spend just an hour or two creating a craft with a child, and you’ll see why moms, dads and teachers across the world love using crafts as a way to foster creativity in children. When it comes to the holidays, you can find Christmas craft ideas online that will help you come up with some amazing activities to do with your child.

If you ever searched online for Christmas crafts ideas for kids, then you know that while there are the usual large craft sites that offer children’s activity ideas around the year, there are few websites that devote a lot of web space specifically to Christmas.

The following resources are seven of the best online websites that offer the most Christmas craft ideas for children. If you visit any of these websites, you’ll discover an amazing list of some of the most creative and fun projects that you can work on with any child from age 4 to 10.

The Holiday Spot

The Holiday Spot is one of those hidden jewels that you didn’t realize was online until someone points you in the right direction. The design of the website isn’t entirely professional, but the content within the site is amazing.

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A Holiday Spot Project

Categories here include Christmas gifts, paper cards, table decorations, tree decorations and much more. Many of these are so creative that even grown adults will enjoy making them. The projects are formatted in a clear and easy set of instructions with materials needed.

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10 Ideas For Old Fashioned Retro And Mechanical Toys

October 1st, 2010 by admin

Some parents let their kids play on the computer from the earliest age. This probably has some advantages, but I always think chances are that today’s kids will spend a huge part of their lives in front of some kind of computer. So it would be a wise idea to introduce them to other things in life as well, don’t you think? Sports and outdoor games, paper arts, playing with old fashioned toys, or even making them are all great options to develop more curiosity, creativity and wider worldview in your children.

And early childhood is the best time for this – in school it could be too late. Here are 10 ideas for old fashioned and mechanical toys that can help you grow a smarter and happier kids:

1. Wooden car. Wooden toys are a great option for so many reasons – they are safe, ecological, warm and simple. Kids can easily understand them and the way they work. Wooden cars are great especially for boys – very often they even want to make them on their own. And making wooden toys isn’t that hard!

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