Kids Educational Activities: Teaching kids to Save
Use these kids educational activities to teach your child how to save money. Here is a golden opportunity for teaching kids how to save and earn. Homemade crafts can be a lot of fun and can teach your child a valuable lesson in saving. Look to Treasure Box Kidseach and every week to find new kids educational activities to create your next children�s craft.
To start the children�s craft, take an old coffee can or something of the same size. Put a slit in the plastic cover to accommodate coins. Have them decorate the outside anyway that they would like from things around the house. Add character to it by giving it a label such as �Wishes.� Have your child put the picture of the article in the coffee can and secure the lid.
If this is a young child, give them household chores that they can handle. Reward them with money for the job well done. This will work well for teaching your child that they have to work for things and that they don�t always come so easy. This will also give them the incentive to do some extras things in order to receive additional funds. Depending on what they want they can save the entire amount or you can add to the fund at any time. You will be surprised at the enthusiasm this will create. Once they have achieved this goal you can move on to another wish that needs to be earned.
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Some fun easy kids crafts can be done right at home. Homemade crafts are so much fun to do with your child especially on a rainy day. Look to Treasure Box Kids blog weekly to get inspirational ideas on more easy kids crafts as well as kids activities. Visit www.treasureboxkids.com to find adorable summer boys and girls outfits. We are going to show you how to make a homemade aquarium. You probably have these items in the house.
Easy Kids Crafts
Take two large plastic disposable bowls and cut a large hole in the middle of one of the bowls. Take the other and cover or color the inside of the bowl blue. Glue cracker goldfish on the inside bowl. You can get very creative when designing this craft. For instance you can use pieces of silk greenery and rocks to line the bottom of the bowl. This will give the likeness to an actual aquarium. When you are done with the inside of the aquarium attach the bowl that has the large hole over the other bowl so that they form a �ball.�
Pull a string through the top of the connected bowls if you would like to hang this new fish tank craft in your child�s room. Now you have your very own aquarium!
Tie die-butterflies: Most of us have at some time tie dyed shirts. It is fun activity for kids. Here is a tie dye idea that does not take a hot stove to create.
Take paper coffee filters and fold them in half. Dip them into different colors of kool-aide. The colors will naturally run and create a beautiful design. Or you can use colored markers to color the coffee filters. Then, dip them into water and let the colors run. When you open the dried coffee filters you will have beautiful butterflies.