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Kids learn by example from their parents. The holidays are the time of year when everything is heightened, including the messages and traditions that parents pass on to their children. The methods to achieve this should be simple, as they set children's behaviors and attitudes on the path to becoming healthy, happy and well-adjusted kids.

Sometimes in the holiday craze, those fine intentions we hold the rest of the year, get tossed out the window. Kids catch the, "I want..." and "Can I have..." vibe.

Below are 3 reasons to make the tradition of giving and making handmade gifts with and for kids, the culture in your home. This holiday tone will have lasting memories for years to come.

Why make holiday gifts with and for kids?
  • It encourages creativity.
  • It saves money.
  • It's fun.

Watch this living green with kids video.

Indulge the kids in making these fun handmade holiday gifts for all the children on your list.