Thursday, November 04, 2010

November's Craft Ideas For Kids

When my kids get rowdy and start doing all sorts of nonsense, it is usually because they don't have anything better to do. Idle minds are a dangerous thing. If you need some activities to keep your kids busy, crafts are usually a good idea. So, here are some links to craft ideas for this month. Have your kids take a break from jumping on the sofa or messing up the house. Offer them some creative down time.
  • Raising Olives shares her recipe for salt dough. Give your child a chance to enjoy some molding, sculpting and painting.
  • Make paper plate sunflowers to brighten up your home. Davinie shares how she does it with her girl.
  • Cute turkeys made out of pinecones from FamilyFun. There's even a video to show you how to do it.
  • Another turkey craft: A Thanksgiving turkey by Crafts-For-All-Seasons. This one will look great as a centrepiece for your Thanksgiving table. There are step-by-step instructions and pictures too.
  • Little Gobbler by Woman's Day. It's decorating a paper cup to look like a turkey. But more than that, you can fill the cup later with treats like popcorn. Yummm... I'm sure the kids will like that.
  • Okay, enough of turkeys? How about a fingerprint fall tree craft? Really, really easy to do. Have a look at All Kids Network.
Hope you liked the suggestions. If you have anymore, please share here.
Have fun crafting.

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