Keeping children entertained can often be a difficult task, and we understand many parents find it tough to think of new and engaging activities to keep your children happy at home. To help with this, The Brook Early Education and Care team is always thinking about fun and simple DIY projects which can keep your little ones busy, while also working to expand their learning and imagination.
We know that when parents think DIY, their first thought often falls to how much they’re going to have to spend on expensive art supplies. However, at The Brook, we’re big fans of projects which make use of things you already have lying around the house. Let your kids raid the cupboards for old and unused items which can be repurposed for a crafty afternoon!
Old potatoes are a great item which can be used to create homemade potato stamps. The only other things you really need are paper and paint and your children are ready to get creative and have some fun. We are really interested in colours and shapes right now so this project felt like the perfect opportunity to practice both.
At The Brook Early Education and Care, we encourage parents to take part in fun and creative activities like this at home, as it is a way of continuing the work we do at the centre every day.
Here’s another fun DIY project for Kids: How to Make Personalised Wrapping Paper
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Images sourced from The Little Peanut Mag