Craft Supplies – How to Get Your Children in the Holiday Spirit

April 7th, 2021 by dayat Leave a reply »

When the winter winds start knocking at your door, it can be challenging to keep your children occupied. The holiday season is a busy time with shopping, decorating, baking and preparing to entertain. There may not always be time for you to sit and enjoy the season, but if you use your creativity you can create valuable holiday memories with your children that will last a lifetime.

Craft supplies offer the perfect opportunity for you to do some holiday multi-tasking. By engaging in holiday crafts with your children, you can spend quality time together while also knocking some important holiday tasks off your to-do list. More importantly, by making homemade cards, gift tags and ornaments, you can save money for more important things.

Holiday Cards

Holiday greeting cards are a staple around every major holiday. Sending warm wishes to the important people in your life is a nice sentiment, but cards, stamps, address labels and finding spare time to fill them out can be nuisance. However, if you turn your greeting cards into a holiday craft project, you can get your kids involved and make the process much more enjoyable.

Craft Supplies:

Cardstock
Embellishments
Glue
Scissors
Markers

Holiday Gift Tags

When giving out your Valentine’s Day, Christmas or Hanukkah gifts, homemade gift tags can make your presents a little more special. With just a few craft supplies you can create ornamental tags that are ideal for any holiday. Use photographs of your children or let them draw holiday pictures for an even more personalized look.

Craft Supplies:

Cardstock
Ribbon
Embellishments
Glue
Scissors
Photographs
Markers

Holiday Ornaments

When you think of holiday ornaments, you probably think of a Christmas tree. However, you can use ornaments to decorate your home for any holiday. Use green clovers for St. Patrick’s Day or Fireworks for the Fourth of July. Use any craft supplies you have in your home to create decorations for every holiday that are inexpensive and personal.

Craft Supplies:

Photographs
Popsicle sticks
Close pins
Glue
Scissors

For even more holiday craft ideas, visit your local craft supplies store and browse the aisles for inspiration!

Pat Catan’s is a family owned arts and crafts supply store. Started in Cleveland in 1954, Pat Catan’s has been offering quality floral, scrapbooking, ribbon, candy making, jewelry and art supplies crafters need to let their creativity flourish. With 21 craft stores located throughout Ohio and Pennsylvania, Pat Catan’s has grown into a haven for artists and crafters.

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