Meet Stephanie! She’s a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!!
I’ve said several times that when it comes to arts and crafts with your little ones you need to ‘think out of the box’. And, I’m sure you are going ‘Yeah, Yeah, Yeah….blah blah…’ but hear me out on this one!
Don’t limit your arts and crafts to the kitchen table or outside! One of our favorite places to ‘get messy’ is our BATH TUB!!! Sure, it’s hard to use paper and glue or whatever but this is the place to paint and just plain old GET MESSSY!
Things like shaving cream, finger paints, Jell-O all of these things wash off easily and better yet…you don’t have to sprint your little one through the house dripping the latest and greatest fun for all to see on your, what used to be clean carpet.
When they are done simply use the shower to rinse them off (because let’s face it, whether you are at the kitchen table or in the tub they will be covered in it!) and then rinse out the bath tub and clean-up is done!!!
Now, this works better if you have a shower head that can be taken down so you can spray every inch of the tub but, if you don’t have that have no fear! Just show your little one where it is okay to paint or touch. Before the project simply make a note of where your shower head CAN reach. When it comes time to set the limits with your little one make their limits a bit smaller or if all else fails use a bucket and splash the walls!
It is certainly getting colder outside so what better time to start exploring what fun stuff you can do in your bathtub!!!
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