Scrapbooking with teens can be great and sometimes challenging. But it is so very worth it to get their teen memories put in a safe place for them to enjoy later in life. Scrapbooking with teens will many times include the use of a computer and some software. Scrapbooking with teens will also need to involve scrapbooking supplies that are teen oriented. Be sure to get the important events in a teen’s life.
To begin with scrapbooking will most likely need to involve a computer and some software. Teens are more likely to get things done if it’s on a computer. The nice thing is they understand computers and software wonderfully. Many computers will have software that came with them that is designed for photo touchups and printing. Also most digital camera will have software that is included with them.
These software programs may be all that you will need for scrapbooking with teens. But if the teens you are scrapbooking with want more options or better technology, there are a few great software programs on the market to buy. One of the best is Photoshop. This one is more expensive and should be used with teens that are very serious about scrapbooking their digital photos and then printing the finished scrapbook page.
Another great software program that is easy to use and fun for all ages of teens is Comiclife. This is made in a comic strip style, but it is very easy to use and has some great page templates already for use.
Let scrapbooking with teens be a fun time to reflect on the photos taken. If you need to have digital photos printed because you do not have software to scrapbook with, try scrapbooking online with teens. There are some fun web sites that will allow teens to upload photos and make a scrapbook page then have the finished product mailed for a very reasonable price. Many times the price to print a full page of multiple photos already compiled for a scrapbook will cost less that if you go in and have each picture printed in a store.
When scrapbooking with teens you will need to be sure and get some supplies that will be teen oriented. This will allow the teens to more freely express their likes and dislikes. There are many different papers and embellishments to choose from at any scrapbook store. There are papers for background and accents that are particular to a teens likes.
Many of the papers have matching brads, stickers, flowers and other complimentary products. Most of these papers will come in a 12×12 paper size, and most are sold separately. There are however some paper companies that will sell their paper in packages that have a common teen theme, like sports or dance.
If you would like to, check out what is available on the Internet. You or your teens can look up paper, brads, stickers, and other embellishments for scrapbooking and then either order them online or go into a local store and buy what you need. Sometimes you can even print the scrapbook paper out at your home. The possibilities are endless when scrapbooking with teens.
One other thing to remember when scrapbooking with teen’s, is to be sure and keep some sort of scrapbook page for special events. This includes some events and activities that you may not have a picture for. Get what you do have and write a little something and make a special place for it in the scrapbook.
Scrapbooking with teens will most likely include the use of the computer and some easy to use or more advanced software. Also be sure and make the scrapbooking products to a teens liking. Their taste may be different than yours, so let them choose what they want to use. Be sure to make a place for all the important events and activities in a teens life and scrapbook them for future enjoyment.