Kids First Internet
Kids Bedding
 
KFI - Kids Bedding Home Kids Bedding Shop Kids Bedding Price Compare Parenting Information Center KFI Parenting Information Center
 
Baby Bedding
Boys Bedding
Girls Bedding
Mattresses
Quilts & Comforters
Toddler Bedding
Armoires
Bean Bag Chairs
Bunk & Loft Beds
Chairs & Tables
Desks
Dressers & Nightstands
Futons & Sofas
Kids Beds
Kids Furniture Sets
Kids Lamps
Kids Rugs
Baby Furniture Sets
Baby Monitors
Changing Tables
Co-Sleepers
Cribs
Hampers & Baskets
Moses Baskets
Prenatal Accessories
Rockers & Gliders
Toy Boxes
Baby Carriers
Baby Strollers
Car Seats
Diaper Bags
High Chairs
Play Yards & Play Pens
Safety Products
Swings & Bouncers
Educational Toys
Electronics
Games & Puzzles
Kids Toys
Outdoor Toys
Play & Doll Houses
Pool Toys
Ride Ons
Video Games
Kids Sports Bedding
Luxury Kids Boutique
Dad's World Boutique
KFI Outdoor Living
KFI Gift Center Lambs & Ivy
California Kids Bedding Laura Ashley Kids Bedding
Organic Baby Village

Home >  Information A-ZAll Kids Information Articles Crafts for Preschoolers

Crafts for Preschoolers

Young children, between the ages of three and six, will be more interested in doing crafts than ever before. Before now, these children have been to young to understand the principles behind crafts, but as they reach school age and learn more skills, they will be better able to appreciate the nature of more detailed crafts. This makes this a perfect time to make crafts with your child that need more patience or contain more work.

Since these children are older, you will be able to let them use more materials, but you still need to practice safety around most craft materials.

• Children this age can use safety scissors to cut their own paper. Just be sure that you supervise them while they are cutting and that they are never allowed to move around while carrying the scissors.

• These children should now be mature enough to work with smaller objects such as beads in their decorating and crafting. Just be sure that the child does not put anything in his or her mouth, even if it is just to hold it for a second.

Some great craft ideas to make with your child include:

• Make a paper plate ladybug out of paper plates, construction paper and paint. To make a ladybug you will need to plain white paper plates. Using a glue stick or regular glue, glue these plates together on three sides, leaving an opening in the bottom for your child to insert his or her hand into. Next, use markers, paints or even material and beads to decorate the body of the ladybug. Ladybugs are usually red with black spots, but let your child make his bug in any colors that he wants. Then, use black pip cleaners to make the antenna. Glue these to the top of the plates after giving them a few twists. When the ladybugs are finished, you can hang them on the wall or insert your hands into then and put on a ladybug puppet show.

• Make a circus train and circus animals, then put on a circus. The rain cars can be made out of old cereal boxes, shoe boxes or other cardboard containers. To make "working wheels" attach cardboard circles to the cars with brads. Decorate each car with paint, makers and other festive materials. To link the cars together, thread a string through each end of each container. Make sure to leave enough string at the end for your child to pull the train. To make the animals, you can use old thread spool or small containers. To make the ears, legs and noses of your animals, use different colored pipe cleaners.

• Make a solar system. Use balloons for an easy activity and wads of newspaper for a harder one. If you use the balloons, use the right color of balloon for each planet and star. For example, use a yellow balloon to make the sun. To make the balloons look more like planets, use cotton balls that your child has colored in the planet color to add rays and rings. To use wads of paper, simply wad up enough sheets of paper to match the size of each planet. Then have your child paint the planets with finger paints. Add more rolled papers to make rays and rings. After your planets are done, you can hang then in your Childs room with string.

Copyright 2013. All educational materials are the sole property of Kid First Internet and are available for the benefit of our parents. Duplication or use of any material requires the express consent of Kids First Internet.

Click Here to Browse Crafts

 

Browse information articles by category:

Babies
Toddlers
Kids
Health and Safety
Nutrition and Feeding
Bathing
Behavior and Discipline
Diapers and Potty Training
Playtime activities and toys
Clothing
Napping and Nighttime

View All Articles

Kids Bedding Information Center:

Nursery and Crib Safety
Allergy Information
Kids Bedding Gift Giving
Bedding Themes
Crib and Nursery Sizes
Typical Prices
Bedding Production
Cleaning
Materials and Fabrics
Boys Bedding and Girls Bedding

Kids and Baby Bedding Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best kids bedding brands? A look at some of the best kids bedding sets.

What comes in the different crib and nursery sets? Know exactly what you are ordering - before you order.

How do I choose the perfect kids bedding gift? Here are three simple rules for picking out a wonderful kids bedding or baby bedding set!

How can I create a safe nursery? A short article on safety and kids bedding and baby bedding.

How do I clean my kids bedding? Tips and directions to make your kids bedding set last forever.

How long does it take for my kids bedding purchase to arrive? Read about why it is important to order kids bedding several weeks in advance.

Why buy kids bedding or baby bedding online? Learn why we can offer the best prices on kids bedding.

 


 

 

Site Map | Community Forums | Parenting Articles | Links
Home | About Us | Contact Us
Merchant Partners

Copyright 2013 Kids First Internet. All Rights Reserved.


Jump to most popular kids bedding search results: Girls Bedding | Boys Bedding | Crib Bedding | Kids Sports Bedding
Laura Ashley Crib Bedding | Baby Martex | Lambs & Ivy | Glenna Jean | Nojo | Kimberly Grant
Banana Fish | Britax | California Kids

 

free web page hit counter

Home Shop Price Compare KFI Tips Forums