Are you worried that watching too much television and playing video games will stifle your children's creativity? As these modern times bring so many so-called distractions especially for children, you might want to create a fun bonding activity that will not only bring you and your children closer but help them develop their creativity as well.
Here are a few tips to get you started on scrapbooking fun with your kids:
Tip #1 - Shop for scrapbooking materials with your kids
Ordinarily, kids are not that interested in going shopping with their parents especially is its just for the week's groceries. The only thing that can ensure you that they will come with you is if you promise to bring them to the toy store which definitely has its pros and cons. While you will be able to keep your kids from becoming restless while at the mall, there is also that great possibility that they will pester you into buying them new toys. While this will always be a normal behavior of children, getting them into scrapbooking will give you an excuse to not take them to the toy store and have them check out the bookstore instead. While there, you and your kids can peruse the school supplies section of the store where there are a lot of great materials that you can use for scrapbooking. From candy colored popsicle sticks, glitter pens, to puffy stickers your children will surely enjoy checking out all the neat stuff. And since you will be frequenting bookstores now, who knows? You might also get your children to read more as well.
Tip #2 - Make time for a special scrapbooking session with your kids
Since you are the one who initiated getting into scrapbooking in the first place, you should definitely make time for scrapbooking sessions with your kids. Since you will be able to do the activity together, your kids will less likely to get easily bored with scrapbooking. Make sure that you make your scrapbooking sessions together fun and not boring. Before you get started, research a bit for possible design ideas for you and your children's scrapbooking projects.
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