Forget TVs, iPads, and computers! Bring playtime back with this collection of educational, colorful, and fun crafts for young children. Perfect for summer break or a rainy day, these one-of-a-kind activities promote creative and critical thinking skills.
Age range 5 to 13
Computers, tablets, and even televisions can be valuable learning tools, but nothing compares to the developmental benefits provided by hands-on crafting and building. Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love features a wide range of projects specifically designed to teach kids how to follow directions, overcome obstacles, and solve problems-all while providing hours of fun. Including short and long projects perfect for evenings, weekends, and summer break, these crafts guarantee that learning doesn't stop when school does. And each of the 50 craft projects is presented with step-by-step instructions and color photos.Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love offers activities offers activities for every age and personality from science experiments to sewing projects. And the fun doesn't end when the crafting is over. Youngsters will love showing off and playing with their new handmade creations, including a Glow in the Dark Bouncy Ball, Homemade Nightlight and Mason Jar Terrarium.
Lynn Lilly is the CEO and Spokesperson for Craft Box Girls (craftboxgirls.com), a craft and lifestyle blog. Lynn is the creative force behind the brand and showcases her talents as a regular television segment contributor for recipes, party planning, and do-it-yourself projects. She lives in Atlanta, GA, with her husband.