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How to develop your kid’s skills this Christmas

When they are little children need a lot of attention and care and this is not restricted to feeding them and putting them to bed. What every mom knows is the fact that children need to learn from an early age essential skills in order to be able to deal with the difficulties that life poses. One way in which the parent can get the kid engaged in instructive projects is to try to teach him the art of crafts. Although many are of the opinion that playing with lovely ribbon bands that make perfect craft items is just an entertaining activity, they are wrong. Besides the fact that this will get the kids out of your hair, crafts can be constructive in ways that you can’t even imagine.

Crafts and child development

The first advantage of crafts is the fact that this activity involves working with both hands and doing stuff such as colouring, cutting pieces of sashes and drawing. These are basically activities that are very similar to those that they will learn later on such as writing. This way the child will also improve his coordination and motor skills which are not only useful when it comes to tying their shoes or dressing, but also when they grow up and start playing sports. Ina addition to this, working with ribbons full of colour pastel will stimulate the child’s visual processing competences due to the fact that he engages all his artistic skills. The truth is that after having realized amazing decorations the child will acquire the necessary confidence to continue to express himself and lose the shyness, which can make them more sociable. At many times teachers are surprised to see what they are able to come up with.

Why ribbons?

Up to the present moment sashes have been used only for creating bows, but the fact is that sashes are extremely versatile pieces of material due to the fact that they can be used for virtually anything from interior decorating to creating stunning accessories that you can attach to your clothes or wear them in your hair. While in the past rosettes have been used mostly in the fashion industry in order to ornament lingerie, now many people have come to notice the fact that they can be employed in different craft projects owing to the fact that they enjoy a wide range of colours and material which totally recommends them for any purpose.

Try these activities with your kid

The fits thing you can try together with the child is to make a headband. Girls in particular adore this accessory and during the holiday they will easily have a festive look. All it takes it to select together the colour and the material, preferably satin or something stylish and make a bow at the back of the head. In addition to this, it is so simple to decorate the child’s room with ribbons that flow from the ceiling and you might even convince him to attach flows or sashes from the windows as well. Then there is the gift wrapping. It does not matter if the end result is not perfect, all it matters is that you will spend time with the little one and that you can teach him how to tie a magnificent bow. But you shouldn’t stop here because sashes can be applied even to the Christmas tree and your kid will love doing something completely different.