Do it yourself, also called as DIY, is a step by step way of creating, modifying, or repairing something without seeking professional help. These days many DIY videos are posted on the internet every day. Kids in particular can seek great benefits using DIY videos because kids have a tendency to adapt and learn things quickly. Also, it has been seen that pictorial or graphical representation of doing some task is better understood by kids as compared to traditional methods of teaching.
DIY videos can be based on practically anything ranging from different craft activities to learning different subjects. There are numerous benefits of DIY videos, some of them are-
Learning or building something successfully would boost a child’s morale to a great extent.
There is no better feeling for a child to be able to do something on his own. DIY Videos help in doing the same.
- Ease of use & Attention-grabbing
The amount of creativity used in developing a DIY video would obviously result in kids getting attracted towards it, furthermore, it is very simple to use and follow them.
WHAT IS A GOOD DIY VIDEO?
For a kid to understand and adapt to a DIY video, it must follow some basic rules-
- Must be easy to understand
- Must be creative and colorful
- Terms and language used must be simple
- Must illustrate all the steps in detail and also at an average pace
WHERE TO FIND?
Internet is the most basic source and youtube.com the most basic platform. Also, youtube is available practically everywhere due to this generation of smartphones.
Some popular YouTube channels who focus on DIY videos for kids: