Give your child a chance to embrace his artistic side. Try these great arts and crafts ideas: Whether it's learning a new handcraft like crochet or getting messy with paints, your creative kid will love exploring the many ways to express himself.
Not only does a well-stocked craft room inspire creativity, it also comes in handy for class projects and rainy days. Here, creative people share their favorite products for decorating, coloring, organizing, and more.
Give kids what they really want: freedom to squish, squash, and splatter with abandon! These thrilling yet very sloppy activities are just the ticket. (And no worries—we’ve thrown in cleanup hacks for when the fun’s all over.)