wrapping paper crafts

Just For Fun: 4 Leftover Wrapping Paper Crafts To Try With Your Child

There’s really nothing like the joy on a child’s face when he opens his presents on Christmas morning. However, as every parent knows, when the last present is revealed, a mountain of used wrapping paper lies waiting for the trashcan.

But this doesn’t have to be the case. There are actually lots of creative ways to make use of the piles and piles of paper and ribbons.

And if your child is spending the holidays in the hospital, or at home because he’s not well enough to go out, these crafts can give you both something fun to work on together.

Here are 4 wrapping paper crafts to make the most of leftovers from the holidays—and have fun creating art with your child.

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Also read: 5 Easy Holiday Fun Activities Your Child Can Do In The Hospital

Christy Hogan
My background is in child development, and I use this knowledge to connect and build trust with patients and families. I’ve been a child life specialist for more than 20 years.

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