One day, I was talking to my daughter’s kindergarten teacher about Bernie’s Book Bank. She told me that I would be amazed at how many children don’t have books at home. She also commented on the fact that some of her students have never held a pair of scissors before coming to her class. I was surprised, as I recalled the many times that my daughter cut paper into little tiny pieces and that one of her favorite workbooks was the scissor skills book that I had purchased for her. This got me thinking….
When it comes to choosing between food and craft supplies, it’s a no brainer…food wins hands down. But arts and crafts are important to feed the imagination. What if someone made up craft boxes that included scissors (blunt tip of course), glue sticks and the other necessities of crafts, complete with a couple of project directions? Something to ponder….