Dollar Tree to the Rescue with Kids: Crafts

Moms across America received the frightening news at the end of last week that left them floundering. School were closing from 2-3 weeks in light of the COVID-19 virus. Lesson plans were to be sent home & some schools are arranging online class time with their teachers however, this leaves a LOT of time to fill kids’ time & all of it at home. Now not all of us are Martha Stewart, able to come up with great activities to keep kids occupied. And as tempting as it is to turn on the television & let them binge watch their favorite series, we all know deep down this is a very BAD idea! What is a mother to do?

Dollar Tree (or your local dollar store) to the rescue. They have an assortment of items to keep kids occupied & possibly entertained during the days ahead. In this post, I’m going to share the vast wealth of craft items Dollar Tree sells to help you & your kids.

  • Craft paint;
  • Markers;
  • Crayons;
  • Paint brushes;
  • Paint sponges;
  • Canvases;
  • Foam board;
  • Poster board;
  • Craft sticks;
  • Glue sticks;
  • Mod Podge;
  • Wooden bird houses;
  • Small clay pots;
  • Embellishments;
  • Stickers;
  • Easter crafts;
  • Wreath frames;
  • Deco mesh;
  • Ribbon;
  • Flowers;
  • Plastic tablecloths;
  • Plastic placemats;
  • Wooden craft projects.

Take time to look around the store for other ideas. You don’t need to purchase crafts for your kids. You can find somethings to fill your time too. There are many items you can choose that enable your kids to express their creative side. Have fun!

After thought: Not all kids like crafts however, every kid has a creative side. Help them to fulfill this need by discovering what interests them. This is a great time to help them grow creatively.

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