March 14 is National Children’s Craft Day
March 14, 2022
March is declared as the National Craft Month. And right in the middle of the month is the day dedicated to unleashing a boost of creative energy in children, which is on March 14. There are many benefits in children when exposed to the world of crafts early in their learning curve. We help them spark their imagination, develop a sense of accomplishment, build their self-esteem, and even reduce their stress levels. Crafting also provides opportunities for children to interact with other children, have fun and learn something new without the aid of television or electronics, which nowadays is very rampant in child-rearing. When kids learn something new, it also stimulates curiosity and the use of tactile skills. Not only that, other important skills are being honed when crafting such as following directions, learning independence, improving reading comprehension, overcoming mistakes, feeling included, and mastering social skills. Crafting does not necessarily cost you a lot of money. In fact, it could be even a better practice to use everyday household items and recyclables in making art projects. In this way, you do not only teach the kids to be budding artists but also environmentally aware and resourceful. Here are some fun activities that you and your kids can start doing at home this National Children’s Craft Day.