It is not unusual for one or both adult members of a family to become involved in some form of crafting. Getting the kids interested in this can be a challenge, but it can provide some real benefits to them.
Keeping Them Occupied
Creating an interest in crafts is one way to lure the kids away from becoming couch potatoes, or addicted to their video gaming. It gives them another outlet to keep them occupied.
Building Their Confidence
When youngsters are successful at completing a craft , they usually take great pride in their finished project. This can do a lot for the children who lack self esteem or confidence.
Getting the kids to join in on a craft with one of the adults in the family is a great way to spend some real quality time together. It gives the kids and adults time to talk about things that they may not normally make the time to do.