Crafts for kids who suddenly have lots of time on their hands

Enlarge Image Courtesy of Emilie Adams With schools closed and many parents working remotely, families stuck at home together need to keep their kids happily occupied to avoid a total deep dive into Disney+, Minecraft or Fortnite. Arts and crafts can help, but supplies may be limited, so here are five projects that mostly use items families may already have at home. Jackson Pollock in the Backyard Emilie Adams, mother to an 8-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy, lives in Soho, but for now is holing-up in the Catskills with her family, two dogs and a pet rabbit named Dennis Hopper. There, Adams, a doula and lactation consultant, cooks up crafts to keep her children from going stir-crazy. “The kids feel like they are on a big adventure,” she says. “They are missing social interaction with their friends and classmates, but they are holding up well.” The two kids […]

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