14 simple gifts your kids can make

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In her next Minimalist Holidays post, Christine reminds us that kids' crafts don't need to be complicated to be fun, and shares ideas for gifts kids can make themselves.

I'm a big fan of getting kids crafting; it doesn't need to be over the top and it absolutely shouldn't be stressful — the point is to simply let your kid's creativity run loose with whatever you've got on hand…while also freeing you up for a stretch of quiet time.

Read the full post at Boston Mamas:
14 Kid Crafted Gifts

Between now and the end of the year, coauthor Christine Koh and I will share ideas for simplifying the holidays so you can focus on enjoying the season with your family. Visit the Minimalist Holidays page for links to the entire series.