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Spring Crafts the Whole Family Will Love

Crafting is something you can do with the whole family to promote fun and encourage creativity. For younger children, crafts help develop fine motor skills, teach shapes and colors, and help with counting and pattern recognition. Older children can learn patience, resilience, and critical thinking skills. Allowing your child to create something using their imagination gives them a sense of pride and accomplishment. 

Crafting While Traveling

When temperatures start to rise and new plant growth starts to emerge from the once-frozen ground, many individuals turn to travel with their families. Nothing beats packing the family up in the RV and going on a road trip to a destination full of wonder and excitement. Keep your vehicle powered with an rv generator so you have more freedom of having power without the need to connect to the campsite. 

Crafting is something you can do as a family during your travels to incorporate your experiences in the form of art. Some travel-related craft ideas include: 

  • Making and decorating travel memory boxes 
  • Stitching the route of your road trip on a map and decorating a frame for it 
  • DIY Sleep Mask
  • Creating a travel journal 
  • Decorating water bottles 

Traveling is an amazing experience, and being able to incorporate your travels into your crafts can give you lasting memories. 

Nature Inspired Crafts 

Spring is all about new life starting to grow outside. There are many ideas in which you can take items from nature and incorporate them into crafts. Try taking your family on a nature walk, bringing bags to collect items along the way. Be careful not to disturb new plants that are growing, rather, focus your attention on items you can find on the ground such as pine cones, leaves, flower petals, sticks, acorns, and rocks

Crafting means unleashing your creativity and allowing you to use your imagination to create something fun and beautiful. You can turn maple seeds and sticks into dragonflies, or paint pine cones in bright colors and attach them to sticks to put in a vase as a flower bouquet. There’s no limit to the things you can do when nature provides you with craft supplies. 

Crafts You Can Sell

If you and your family are passionate about creating new things and would like to profit from your work, you can consider starting a handmade crafting business. Starting a business like this, you’ll have to identify your niche or something you’re good at that you want your focus to be on. You don’t have to be limited to one type of item you sell, but let your primary focus be on something you’re most proud of. 

Come up with a business name, a website, and a plan for marketing so you can get your name out there. Some ideas for successful crafting businesses are: 

  • Jewelry making 
  • Candle making 
  • Gift baskets 
  • Photography 
  • Sewing and knitting 
  • Personalized gifts 

Take time to define what you’ll need for supplies and how much you’re going to charge for the items you’re selling.

Flower and Butterfly Crafts 

Flower and butterfly-related crafts are popular in the springtime because of how colorful they are. You can also incorporate some materials found in nature to make one-of-a-kind works of art. Some ideas include: 

  • Construction paper butterflies decorated with items from nature
  • Beaded pipe cleaner butterflies
  • DIY paper daisies 
  • Floral wreaths 
  • Painted and decorated planters 

If you have young children, it’s good to make sure you have the safest supplies for your crafts. Water-based art supplies can be a good idea to have on hand because they generally do not contain chemical solvents. 

Spend plenty of quality family together this Spring with fun crafts you can all do. Decorate your home with these precious works of art, allowing your children to feel pride when they see them hanging up. Encourage your children to get creative and use their imaginations when they’re creating their crafts so they personalize them and make them their very own. 

 

 

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