Lisa Dunning, MFT

Easy crafts for kids found in "Little Kid Crafts For All Seasons" including easy crafts for Mother's Day, Fathers Day & The Holidays!

Lisa Dunning, California Marriage & Family Therapist
Parent / Child Relationship Specialist

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Children, Mothers and Fathers Will Love Creating Easy Crafts For Kids During Mother's Day, Father's Day And The Holidays With This Wonderful Crafts Book!

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Around the holidays and especially during Mother's Day and Fathers Day, children, mothers and fathers all ask me if I know of any easy crafts for kids to do on their own or easy crafts kids could complete with their mothers and fathers. My quest to find easy crafts for kids began and ended on the internet with the book, "Little Kid Crafts For All Seasons". This book is filled with easy crafts for kids that offer children and their mothers and fathers easy crafts to complete with help from their mothers and fathers or easy crafts for the kids to complete on their own!

Mothers & Fathers Must Learn That Easy Crafts For Kids Can Be Completed By Their Children On Their Own

During Mommy-And-Me classes I observed many mothers and fathers creating beautiful crafts for their children for Mother's Day or Father's Day. Not only would they complete the crafts for their kids, mothers and fathers would discourage their children from touching the kids crafts at all! The sad, yet strangely hysterical, point worth noting about my observations was that the mothers and fathers wrote the kids name and date on the completed crafts. These were not crafts completed by the kids and yet the mothers and fathers treated the crafts as if the kids created the crafts for Mother's Day or Fathers Day on their own.

When Mothers & Fathers Complete The Easy Crafts For Kids For Mother's Day, Fathers Day Or Any Other Holiday, Mothers & Fathers Are Harming The Self Esteem Of Their Children

A few months into the class, I observed these same children doing everything but crafts during crafts time. The children learned they could not complete the crafts on their own and if they tried to help their mothers and fathers with the crafts, they were directed to create what their mothers and fathers envisioned. Many of the children did not enjoy creating the crafts and the mothers and fathers could not understand why. The mothers and fathers never realized how their actions created their kids disinterest. Their kids felt discouraged and inadequate because the mothers and fathers never let the kids create their own crafts.

When Mothers And Fathers Allow Their Children To Complete The Easy Crafts For Kids Whether During Mother's Day, Father's Day or Any Other Holiday, Mothers And Fathers Can Watch Their Children Grow And Develop

The mothers and fathers that allow their kids to complete the Mother's Day, Fathers Day or other holiday crafts for kids found in "Little Kid Crafts For All Seasons", raise kids that look forward to creating crafts. These mothers and fathers share in the pleasure of watching the development and exploration of their children. As mothers and fathers step back and watch their kids complete the easy crafts for kids found in "Little Kid Crafts For All Seasons", mothers and fathers see exactly where the interests and potential for their kids lie.

With a clear understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of their children, mothers and fathers can then direct their children into easy crafts for kids that maximize their strengths and minimize their weaknesses while increasing the self-esteem of their children. Your kids might not be the next Picasso or Rembrandt, but they will feel your support and love no matter where their crafts, and their dreams, take them.

Copyright 2004, Lisa Dunning, California Marriage & Family Therapist - Parent / Child Relationship Specialist.
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