Paper crafts are a fun and easy way for kids to get crafty. With a material as simple as paper, the creative opportunities are endless. But just because paper is a simple material, does not mean paper crafts have to be plain. When it comes to creative paper crafts, Creativity for Kids puts a unique spin on the classic paper crafting for kids to easily enjoy.
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You can roll it, stretch it, and mold it into practically any shape imaginable, but creating with clay holds benefits beyond just the creative kind. Without even realizing it, while your young artists are molding their clay masterpiece, they are also molding and enhancing their personal development. Here are 4 benefits to creating with clay.
Mindfulness is a powerful practice that can bring peace and balance to our lives. It involves being conscious of our thoughts, emotions, and actions, and understanding how they can influence us daily. While mindfulness has become increasingly popular with adults, children can also benefit from the practice.
The World of Eric Carle has partnered with Faber-Castell® USA’s Creativity for Kids® brand, to create a series of children’s craft kits featuring Eric Carle’s timeless story The Very Hungry Caterpillar, set to launch this Spring 2023. The partnership was brokered by The Joester Loria Group, exclusive global licensing agent for The World of Eric Carle.
We are joining in on the summer camp fun with a week’s worth of summer camp-inspired crafts for you to enjoy in your own home. Skip spending your time gathering all your craft supplies, these craft kits include everything you need to get crafting.
Join Meredith as she unboxes the Creativity for Kids Make Your Own Water Globes – Sweet Treats! This kit creates 3 sweets themed water worlds using the included sculpting tools and bright modeling clay. Learn how to customize your own water globes and mix the modeling clay to create any color you'll need.
Knitting is far more than taking a needle to yarn. Beyond the pride that comes from having the skill to create your own textiles and garments, knitting holds creative and personal benefits. Even better, adults are not the only people who can knit and reap the benefits. Kids can easily adopt the craft at a young age and join the community of creatives who have discovered the joys and benefits of knitting.
Whether it be to grow fresh food for our homes or to give our yards a facelift, gardening is a popular pastime many of us enjoy. Did you know having your children join in on the cultivating holds benefits farther than just them lending a hand? Gardening with kids holds several benefits.
Sensory play inspiration and ideas! Creativity for Kids Sensory Bins combine creative play and learning in one fun activity to strengthen your child’s imagination while developing fundamental skills. Each sensory bin features contents that engage the senses and set a play scene for children to scoop, sort and explore!
One of the most effective ways in which children learn is through arts and crafts. Whether it be forming figures out of clay, assembling shapes or blocks, or rummaging their hands through a craft bin of sparkling sequins, children are experiencing far more than a fun-filled day of crafting. They are participating in what is called sensory play.
Engage your child’s imagination through his or her senses in one play experience with sensory bins. Sensory bins are filled with tactile contents that stimulate the senses and create a play scene for children to exercise their creativity while developing cognitive and social skills
Faber-Castell USA Creativity for Kids is honored to announce that the Big Gem Diamond Painting Magical Craft Kit is a 2021 Toy of the Year finalist. Every year, The Toy Association recognizes the top toys on the market for playgoers to vote on from a wide variety of categories. Known as the “Oscars of the toy industry,” Creativity for Kids is proud to have earned this nomination for none other than the “Creative Toy of the Year” category.
One spark can start a fire, or in Shira Blumenthal’s case, one stitch of yarn can start a movement. We at Faber-Castell Creativity for Kids have had the honor of not only getting to know Shira Blumenthal but partner with her anti-bullying movement Hat Not Hate with Lion Brand Yarn. Wanting to learn more from the woman who started the movement, we interviewed Shira about the past, present, and future of Hat Not Hate and the passion behind its success.
With more than 40 years of experience in creating crafts for kids, we at Creativity for Kids are not only experts at creating crafts but creating them safely. Every component in our craft kits is designed with your child’s safety in mind with safety testing and a non-toxic guarantee. Our Creativity for Kids GROW kits safely give kids the opportunity to create their own gardens with seeds added to each kit by our production team here in the United States.
A special edition of the Creativity for Kids Quick Knit Loom makes it easier for youth to get involved with the anti-bullying campaign #HatNotHate.
A rock painting craft for kids inspired by "Home for A Bunny." Objective: Students develop the drawing and painting skills to transform a rock into a rabbit.
Origami is fun to create, pretty to look at, and surprisingly beneficial to your health! Here are five reasons why I recently incorporated origami into our routine.
Easy Easter egg craft for kids! It’s been a long, cold winter…. While we wait for spring to come, here’s an egg-cellent Easter activity for the kids. These Paint Splatter Easter Eggs are fun, festive, and best of all – mess-free!
Kids are naturally creative and rarely encounter difficulty generating new ideas. Unfortunately, however, as we grow into adulthood our minds swirl with life, chores, work and everything in-between, which often squashes our opportunities for creative thinking. It even can seem that we’ve lost our natural ability to be creative. The good news is that your mind remains fully capable of fresh creative thinking — you just have to give it the right opportunities. Here are some ideas on how to encourage creative thinking.
Everyone knows that exercise offers multiple health benefits but did you know that spreading positive thoughts and kindness does, too? Positivity and good health go hand-in-hand. Even though researchers haven’t found the exact physical link between the two, they continuously see the power of its results. Find out how staying positive and kind can keep you and others healthy.