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.
I used to love wrapping up my gifts when I was a kid. My mom always let me go crazy with bows and ribbon, and though the end result wasn’t pretty, I still had a ton of fun creating my wrapping masterpieces. I would have loved to create my own wrapping paper too. Here are some great DIYs that your kids are sure to love.
What kid doesn’t love blowing bubbles? Now, they get to add a little color to their bubbles and create something to show off when everything is done!
Fingerprint Wrapping Paper – Splash of Something
Little hands can create pretty and simple wrapping paper and get messy along the way. Though the end result takes a little effort on your part, kids can have a ton of fun knowing that they helped to create this lovely paper.
Tie Dye Gift Wrap – Babble Dabble Do
Kids can create their own colorful versions of tie dye with a fun tutorial. Let them choose whether they want to use holiday colors, or a whole rainbow.
Printmaking with Rolling Pins – EcoSalon
Not only is the end result of this wrapping paper a lot of fun, but kids can choose every aspect that goes into their prints. Let them decide on holiday shapes and colors. The possibilities are endless!
Christmas Wrapping Paper – Skip to my Lou
Here’s another super fun and messy wrapping paper idea with a great result! Who wouldn’t love this cute and quirky wrapping paper around their gifts?
For more ideas for crafting with kids, check out more Kids Crafts Posts.