Top 5 Fun Gifts for Kids to Make and Give

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Encouraging kids to make gifts helps develop self-confidence, fine motor and decision-making skills. It's also a great way to get the kids in the spirit of giving and celebrating a special person. Add all that to an activity that will occupy the kids and you have a winning concept! Here are some classic crafts kids can make for gift giving.

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Caroline Fernandez shares family friendly activities and tips on her site Parent Club. She is the author of Boredom Busters (Silver Birch Honor Book Award) and More Boredom Busters available in bookstores everywhere. Read her at and follow her on twitter @ParentClub

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