The entire family can enjoy an arts and crafts hobby together. You just need basic knowledge and materials. Once you read this article, you’ll have some much needed know-how. All you have to do is figure out what to make.
If you’ve got a young one with small hands, try using a q-tip as a miniature paint brush. Big paint brushes can mean big messes with small children. A q-tip on the other hand is the perfect size for them. Plus the cotton end acts almost like a pencil to draw with. This is a really cheap but functional solution!
There is a variety of supplies you can use for your projects. You might even make use of paper goods that end up in your trash. You can use spent paper towel and toilet paper rolls too. Newspapers and magazines will also come in handy. Instead of throwing things away, get creative by thinking of ways to use them in your arts and crafts projects.
Check out the class schedule at your local craft store. A lot of craft stores offer weekly classes on different arts and crafts projects in an effort to drum up business and to be a part of the community. They should have a monthly print schedule for you to look at, or you can simply ask each week.
Brick and mortar stores are great when searching for arts and crafts supplies. One of the largest retailers is Hobby Lobby. Hobby Lobby carries fabric, beading supplies, yarns and floral supplies. Additionally, they are the perfect go-to retailer for art supplies with the wide selection of canvases, paints and brushes.
Now that you’ve read this, you can pick what to make. There are millions of options to choose from! Turn it into a project for the whole family. The whole family will adore the final product as well as the time spent together.