Make Your Own Robot Family DIY Craft Kit
Our Make Your Own Robot Family is a wonderful project for a child to make with parents or grandparents.
It’ll get your child’s imagination racing using non-conventional materials to make faces, ears, arms and legs.
No one else will have robots quite like you! And lets face it, the quirkier the better.
This MakeKit project includes
- Re-purposed wooden blocks
- Screws, washers, Lego pieces, nails, pegboard hooks, scrabble pieces etc
- Wood glue in dispenser bottle
- Easy to follow instructions with images
Suitable for: Boys and girls aged 4-10 with some adult supervision (adults may need to screw in some pieces, but children should be able to hammer in nails with some guidance).
You can make this in: 1 – 1.5 hours
How do Arts and Crafts Benefit Children
When creating an arts and crafts project, children are able to develop their fine motor skills. Handling safety scissors to cut straight lines, filling in a set section in a coloring book, even properly drawing a circle are great ways for your child to master control of their motor skills.
Art also allows for your child to expand their essential vocabulary. They’ll learn the names of different shapes, colors, and materials without it seeming like a chore. These skills carry over into a multitude of other activities and will be especially important in giving your child a head start in school.
Perhaps one of the most important benefits that arts and crafts give your child is the chance for him or her to be creative.
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