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Recommended Hobbies for Young Children

September 25, 2011 by educator2  
Filed under Singapore Nanyang News 南洋 讯息

Does anyone see kids playing on trees or at playgrounds like they did earlier during vacations and holidays? The simple reason behind this disappearance of kids is their contraction of hobbies and interests into the flat screen called computers or TVs. However it is still possible to lure them away from the TV and video games by providing them with a lot many hobbies and games which can be inculcated at a young age.

Kids find shelter in TVs and video games when they get bored. So ensure you provide them with creative and attention seeking hobbies in their leisure times. It helps to promote creativity and thinking power in the long run along with making productive use of time.

Latch hook kits can be tried as an efficient hobby to be inculcated in kids. It demands simple accessories like Latch Hook Patterns, a Mesh Polyester Cotton Canvas, Latch Hook Frames, Latch Hooks, Rug Binding Tapes, Rug Fringe Yarns, Wool, Wicker Baskets and magnifying glasses for easy vision. All the above mentioned articles can be obtained by buying a latch hook kit from any of those craft shops or just scour the net for a good one. There are also many softwares for creating knit-patterns from photographs. Try out latch hook rug kits as a hobby.

Another such quirky hobby includes ready to stitch items, cross stitch and tapestry kits depicting the Japanese cartoon character Kitty. SANRIO store is a leading online provider of such Hello Kitty collections. These collections have various small stitching and similar works which consume their time usefully. Check out some of the Hello Kitty stuff today.

Introduce them to the world by leading them to stamp collection. Stamp collecting can be a great hobby. Stamps are beautiful images which have a deep history of the particular country. Introduce them to stamps of a particular nation before setting to widen their horizons. There are around 20 million stamp collectors in America. Philately, which was a hobby confined to the Western Europe royalties, is now a growing phenomenon with almost 20 million philatelists in US alone. However you can still buy good and old stamps to start of your collection.

Kids must be given adequate information on such innovative and inquisitive hobbies to get them involved in them completely. Talk to them about these exciting hobbies and be a part of their adventure in the initial stages. This will encourage him and will help him develop his interest in these hobbies which will later help him in his transformation from the inchoate age.

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