Hobbies that Keep Children out of Team Mafisi During Festive Season.

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Its among the most hectic times around the country when schools are closed and festival season around the corner. The most difficult time to handle children, the simple facts of that they have the whole day at their disposal means they can keep around and turn the households upside down are out there making the thinkable happens. Sorry guys the truth is: the TV has been running for over 18 hours a day with utility bills expected to reflect the trend in the city at the end of the month, no wonder the January month is the  most difficult to survive hitting the economy hard enough.

The best part is, it’s not about creating a masterpiece, but the value lies in doing it routinely. Here are five easy-to-learn, artistic hobbies to teach your children instead of letting them sit and watch the tv the whole day. Among others Crafting, knitting, baking, singing and other daily creative hobbies have been found to make people happier in a study published in the Journal of Positive Psychology. Out of 650 participants, those who regularly engaged in artistic leisure activities felt “more energetic, enthusiastic, and excited” the next day. For me I believe they are good to keep the unruly children under check.

Revive your handwriting

From chalkboard menus to fancy wedding invitations, handwritten lettering is everywhere. Much like the colouring book trend, the act of holding a pen (or paintbrush) and maneuvering it across paper in rhythmic swishes and swirls is incredibly therapeutic. The African canvas painters have proved beyond reasonable doubts that one can earn a decent living from arts. More so in the current day and trend you will find, and offer online courses, free tutorials and worksheets to kick start your own word art.

Get outside your baking comfort zone

If you can reel off a recipe from the top of your head, it doesn’t count. Letting your children push their  cooking boundaries by trying creative, is one of the most good thing that a parent can give to her children, remember that talents are discovered during  fun and imaginative lessons in the young ones, such as this lessons lasts for life times as the children do the practical chocolate hazelnut salami or polenta strawberry shortcake

Join a club

Kenya is full of non-competitive groups all clubs that lets you belt your heart (or frustrations) out. Sports and social singing has been found to lower stress levels and boost your mood. A good voice and past experience aren’t required and there’s generally no formal audition process. A group of guys are known to form nature conservation, or hiking, exercise and stay healthy and combat the holiday bulge by keeping up with a regular exercise regimen. You’ll look – and, more importantly, feel – better. Volunteering during the holidays is a great idea to kill time as well. There are so many options out there, with something suited to everyone

Apply for scholarships and internships

If there was ever a time to apply, it’s now! You don’t have to spend the entire break applying for scholarships, but even if you devote a few hours to your scholarship applications; it will make a world of difference in your search. After all, it only takes one to win, try your luck as you study various institution and what they have to offer, remember you will need all these info to make better informed decisions later.

Refresh old furniture

Kill two birds with one stone by giving the furniture you’ve fallen out of love with a makeover. From Ikea hacks, where plain IKEA is painted and reworked in creative ways, to up cycling vintage finds, the Internet is jammed with people sharing their interior-design hobbies. You might as well be saving yourself from future purchases.

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