Your child’s artwork is precious—but those construction paper ornaments and finger paintings can fade and rip in time. Preserve their creativity with a special album dedicated to their crafts.
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What You'll Need:
Collection of kids’ artwork
Scanner or camera
Acid-free adhesive

time to complete
skill level

How to Make it:

Immortalize their masterpieces
Gather up their best arts and crafts. Place each piece against a plain background and shoot it up close. (Flat drawings and paintings can be scanned through a scanner instead.)
Edit your book
Go through the images and decide which artwork to highlight. Print your favorites in large sizes (5 x 7 and 8 x10), and other pieces smaller.
Lay it out
Group images by your child’s age, or by subject matter or type of craft. You can trim out details from your child’s artwork to use to adorn the pages.
Keep it current
Choose a scrapbook that lets you add pages through the years, so you can chart your child’s talent.