Most kids are naturally creative and crafty with flourishing imaginations that can inspire you to be creative too. Most kids are also art lovers, and they love the focus of having something to focus their creative flow into. These artsy endeavors are the best when you get involved too.
Why? Because being crafty together is an excellent bond builder, allowing you to use your own imagination alongside the creative side of your kiddo. It feels like you’re a kid again—sans worry and stresses over your battery part luxury apartments.
Unconvinced? Here are a few more reasons you should get crafty and creative with your art-loving kiddos.
Being Creative Gives Your Mind Focus and Clears the Cobwebs of Stress from Your Muscles and Nerves
Creativity is a flow. One that you feel ebbing from you when you get into the zone of being crafty and artsy. Sometimes you can focus on a single creative moment and it will relax your muscles, clear your mind, and sharpen your focus.
Plus, there’s nothing quite as soothing as reaching that zen zone with your kids in tow. You know, when all of you are focused on making one creative moment the best it can be—whether it’s working with salt dough and handprints, or coloring in your own designated coloring books.
You Can Have the Same Feeling of Accomplishment as Your Youngster When You’ve Finished an Artsy Project
Kids are simple in their excitement. As toddlers, they can draw a simple smiley face and be elated over how curvy the lips are, how round the head is, and how clear the eyes are. This same sense of accomplishment and happiness are carried through years of creativity. And you can have that again too.
When you and your youngsters complete a crafty, artsy project together, you all get to experience that same excitement, elation, and feelings of achievement.
You Might Learn Something Too!
If being creative is something you don’t tend to do anymore in your everyday life, then you might be surprised to learn something new in the arts and crafts world. You could even suggest something new for you and your kiddos to take up together, like crochet or acrylic paints on rough canvas. It’s a good day when you can both learn something and grow as a creative artist with your kids.