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If you have a creative child around, there are many great craft supplies to keep them busy, and keep you worry-free. Keep the right supplies on hand, and crafting with your kid can be fun and help you build memories that can last well into their lives.
Lacing Spider Webs – Make and Takes
String is one of the most basic craft supplies out there. It’s always lying around the house just waiting for a creative craft to bring it to life. It’s inexpensive and comes in an endless array of colors, perfect for children. It can be used to teach, explore, and have fun. Here are some of our favorite string crafts…
String Painting – The Mother Huddle
Use string to create these fun abstract paintings. You can match the string and the paint up to teach colors too!
String Flowers - My Kids Make
Make a bouquet that will last much longer with these string flowers. They’ll brighten up any room!
Lowercase Letter Scavenger Hunt – Hands on as we Grow
I love that this is a fun way for a child to learn letters and get them off the couch. You can use this technique to teach any number of things like colors or animals!
Use leftover colorful string and buttons to make these fun and easy bracelets. They layer really well, so you can make lots!
For more ideas for crafting with kids, check out more Kids Crafts Posts.