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The Importance of Sensory Play

The Importance of Sensory Play

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.
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How to Encourage Your Child's Creativity in a Screen Time Era

How to Encourage Your Child's Creativity in a Screen Time Era

Creativity and screen time CAN co-exist. While there are many advantages of easy access to technology, growing up in a technology-centered world can be harmful to kids’ normal creative development. Screen time interferes with the important process of finding out about the world through hands-on play. Your child spending a lot of time on devices may be inevitable in this age, but fear not: here are five suggestions for fostering your kids’ creativity in spite of today’s obsession with devices.
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Big Gem Diamond Painting

Big Gem Diamond Painting for Kids

With our new Big Gem Diamond Painting Craft kits, Creativity for Kids brings sparkling dimension to traditional coloring and painting crafts. These kits take the joys of the diamond painting trend to a fun and easy level for children and beginners with adorable designs and easy to use gems that will make your child’s creativity shimmer.
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Paper Plate Spider - Halloween Craft for Kids

Halloween Paper Plate Spider Craft for Kids

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, it’s not Christmas – YET! But it is Halloween and it is the most decorated holiday in our house. These creepy crawly paper plate spiders are the perfect addition to the freight fest in your home!
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How to Draw A Self-Portrait - An Art Lesson Plan for Kids

How to Draw A Self-Portrait - An Art Lesson Plan for Kids

In this self-portrait art lesson, students celebrate diversity and self expression by creating an art collage inspired by the book The Skin You Live In, by Michael Tyler.
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