In 2010, I started a blog called C.R.A.F.T., dedicated to Creating Really Awesome Fun Things. Two years later, I quit my special education teaching job to pursue C.R.A.F.T. full time. I turned crafting into my career!
My son was born in 2014, and I was thrilled to get him on the craft train as soon as possible.
And then… I didn’t.
Creating with kids was way harder than I thought. It’s messy, time consuming, and can get expensive quick. (Did I mention messy!) Plus what was I supposed to do with all of his creations?
But, I know that creativity is the backbone of problem solving and is a crucial (and fun!) skill for my kiddos future. Creativity is a muscle that needs to be strengthen and I had to figure out how to make creativity a priority in our house and not go insane.
Over the last 4 years, I came up with some brilliant ways to create with my kids, and turn our house into a place where creativity thrives. My kids and I craft with anything and everything we can get our hands on including paper plates, toilet paper rolls, and cereal boxes. Most of you know, I even wrote a book about crafting with kids!
In honor of C.R.A.F.T.’s 8th birthday, I’m thrilled to launch a free e-mail course called: Cultivating Creativity: The Foolproof Plan to Creating with Kids. Once you sign up, you’ll get one lesson a day delivered right to your inbox.
The lessons are filled with tips and tricks that you can put into practice right away. Including a list of 20 free craft supplies hiding in your home and 10 secrets to cleaner crafting! My hope is that after you complete the 5 day course you feel empowered to create with your kids without buying anything new or going insane.
There’s nothing I love more than hearing that an idea I shared helped you and your family make creativity fun and a part of your daily life!
Best of all, it’s free!
You can sign up below – I hope it helps you and your family create many creative memories together.
Comments & Reviews
I’m a first time mom, and I have already set to do fun things with my baby once she is able to. It’s blogs like this really helps, so thank you so much! Will be saving your blog link.
I love those fun fish projects they are working on in the pics. I agree that you have to let them get messy. It is half the fun of crafts and really brings out the creativity. Because sometimes the mess creates new things!
Rebekah Purnel says
My daughter is in the way to do like them! 🙂 Thanks for making her busy with a new and unique idea!