Is your toddler buzzing with energy today? Most parents would agree that their little one is sometimes utmost active and lively. However, this can be annoying for parents, as they might be too tired or wearied out after the day’s work to play with the kid. In case you are facing a similar situation and are guilty-conscious of wasting your kiddo’s energy, this article would be extremely helpful. Instead of scolding or overlooking the vigor of your child, redirect his/her energies into crafts. This way, you would not only develop the creative skills of your child, but also let him/ her have fun, without bothering you much. All you need to do is help the kid a little and he/she is off on a creative mission. In the following lines, we have provided some easy crafts ideas for toddler, which would definitely bring out the creativity of your kid, with a chuckle on his/ her face.
Easy Crafts Ideas For Kids
- Art Paper
- Various Color Paints
- Paint palette
- The first step would be to lay the art paper in such a way that it is at your kid’s reachable distance.
- Pour different, bright-colored paints on the palette and give it to your child.
- Instruct him/ her to dip his/ her fingers in to the paint palette and paint on the art paper.
- While your little one is having a colorful gala time, make sure that he/she does not put the paint into the mouth. However, do not instruct much and give him/her required space.
Make sure that the paint you choose is anti-toxic and harmless to the baby’s skin.
- Toilet Paper Roll
- Construction Paper, light color
- Take an empty toilet roll and together with your kid, stick construction paper all over it.
- Once the paper has been stuck, ask the toddler to draw any design that he/she feels like, over the roll.
- Once the little one has drawn the design, hand over the crayons and let him/her color the roll.
- As he/ she finishes the coloring, help him/ her cover one of the ends of the roll, using the construction paper.
- Now, ask him/her to make the roll upright, with the open portion facing up.
- Instruct the little one to put the beads inside and then cover the open end as well, using the construction paper.
- The handmade noise maker is ready to be played with. Your kid would surely love to own his/ her ‘own’ noise maker.
Sand Box Painting
- Sandbox, filled halfway with sand
- Spray Bottles, filled with water
- Food Coloring
- Small Sand Shovels
- The first step would be to instruct your kid to put 20 or more drops of food coloring in the spray bottles, to make colored water.
- Now, seat the child in the sand box. Hand him/ her several bottle of colored water and ask him/her to spray colored water on the sand.
- Just as he/she would spray the water, the sand would change its color, creating a beautiful painting.
- In case you kid gets super excited and wants to paint again, ask him/her to mix the top layer of sand with the bottom one, using a shovel.