Kids' Craft Kit

Martha Stewart Living Television

The next time your kids tell you they have nothing to do, pull out a craft kit filled with supplies to fuel their imaginations. Creating, organizing and labeling the kits can also be a fun activity for children: Use clear plastic storage bins to keep craft supplies easily identifiable and contained. Below are suggestions for how to stock and organize a few bins of the most useful supplies.

Craft and Modeling Bin (medium container)
Modeling tools
Modeling clay
Wooden craft sticks
Feathers
Beads
Buttons
Tipped colored shoelaces
Glue
Waxed twine

Drawing Bin (medium container)
Pencils
Colored pencils
Pencil sharpener
Ink pads
Rubber alphabet stamps
Drafting tools
Metallic gel pens
Metallic paint markers
Glitter
Eraser
Stapler
Bone folder
Tape

Coloring Bin (small container)
Pastels
Crayons
Washable markers (thick and thin)

Cutting and Shaping Bin (small container)
Paper edgers
Hole punches
Scissors

Painting Bin (medium container)
Tempera paint
Liquid watercolors
Mixing trays
Spill-proof paint cup

Painting tools Bin (small container)
Paint brushes
Foam brushes and rollers
Plastic eyedroppers

Paper (magazine holder)
Assortment of paper, such as construction and origami paper
Storage and organizing containers

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