Primary School Art, Craft & Design Books

  • The Great Artists Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9789352762026
    GRTA 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Young art lovers can learn all about the lives of the greats with this six-book collection.

    These picture books offer easy-to-follow biographies of Vincent van Gogh, Michelangelo, Claude Monet, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso and Rembrandt. They explain where they grew up and the experiences that inspired them to create such admired works.

    The artwork in each book is stunning and provides children with an accessible introduction to different art styles and these hugely influential artists.
  • STEM Starters Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781911509370
    STMK 8 years +
    8 years +
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    STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - has become a very important concept for children to study and learn from while they're at school. This collection of six books covers each subject (as well as art) and is packed with activities to help children learn in a fun and interactive fashion.

    From how pumps and hinges work to the differences between renewable and non-renewable energy, these books are packed with clear and easy-to-understand facts. There are also practical, hands-on activities to help children learn about the likes of coding and motors.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these books are sure to inspire children to learn and discover more about the world around them and perhaps inspire them to come up with their own inventions.

    Format: paperback
  • SCHM 7 years +
    7 years +
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    The School of Music is a place bursting with talent and creative energy and is rather special. It encourages children to get the basics right and then let their imaginations run wild!

    Sergio Trunk is the boss (he prefers The Maestro) and throughout the pages of this fascinating book, he'll lead you through 40 lessons that will teach children aged 7 and over all about classical music, the theory behind it and the sheer joy of making and playing it.
  • HWCS
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    Embrace the cuteness of kawaii and learn how to draw adorable characters, animals, food and everyday objects with this how-to guide.

    All you'll need is a biro or sharpie and then you can start learning all the basic kawaii techniques (including how to draw shapes, effects and add a little extra style) through the quick and easy exercises featured in this book.

    Making kawaii characters is fun and thrilling for any budding artist and this beginner's guide has step-by-step sequences for mastering your skills.
  • EBJG 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.99
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    Enid Blyton's stories are full of delicious food and this children's cookbook shows you how to make some meals the Famous Five would be proud of. Of course, there's also lashings of ginger beer!

    With ideas for every meal of the day, this is the perfect introduction for children to make and eat food with their favourite adults. From Famous Five-themed picnics to Malory Towers midnight feasts and party teas with the Folk of the Faraway Tree, these dishes are delicious.

    The 42 recipes in this book have been compiled by popular chef and Junior Bake Off TV judge, Allegra McEvedy.

    Book People and Enid Blyton - A Lifetime of Adventure
  • OUTB 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Ideal for creative children, this book is bursting with 25 step-by-step cardboard box projects to complete - including masks and castles.

    Designed to broaden a child's imagination and develop their craft skills through interactive play and creativity, every project has step-by-step instructions and children will be astounded at what the humble cardboard box can be transformed into.

    Perfect for children aged between 7 and 12, this book provides a new, fun approach to recycling.
  • TNSB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
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    This is Not a Science Book teaches children all about science without them even knowing!

    Packed full of activities that will fill the brain with useful information, the book develops science knowledge by encouraging kids to draw, sketch, make and colour.

    From mapping out the bones in the body to brain puzzles and even optical illusions, the activities are sure to inform and entertain those aged 7 and over. They could even help them with their science lessons at school, but don't tell them that...
  • Cut! Colour! Create! Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781909244771
    CCCR 7 years +
    7 years +
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    With over 80 fun projects between them, this set of two paper-model-making books will provide hours of creative fun for children aged 7 and over.

    Using their endless imagination and design skills, they can transform the simple templates into colourful, fun 3D models of favourite animals and vehicles - from awesome off-roaders and cool supercars to tiny beetles and a ferocious shark!

    A great way to keep creative children happily entertained on rainy days, with these books all kids will need is pens, pencils, a glue stick, some scissors and their artistic flair.

    Please note: the models in these books require cutting out. Parental supervision is recommended.
  • CISA 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Published in conjunction with the National Gallery, this comprehensive guide will introduce young readers to the beauty of art.

    Endlessly fascinating, it covers the world's most famous paintings and focuses on the National Gallery's very own collection. There's even a free app for devices that allows children to create their very own virtual gallery at home.
  • ANJWK 8 years +
    8 years +
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    The How To Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art project. This comprehensive drawing handbook covers all aspects of drawing caricatures including essential concepts such as light, tone and composition. Duotone lines highlight each step.
  • Write and Wipe Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781785500978
    WRWP 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
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    This wipe-clean four-book collection will introduce children to first concepts including drawing and thinking up their very own stories.

    Drawing Animals helps children learn how to draw all sorts of critters; Story Creator encourages them to use their imagination; First Atlas is an introduction to the world's countries and their traits; and Picture Dictionary will introduce a variety of first words.

    The 'write and wipe' nature of the books will help children develop their hand-eye coordination and writing skills, too.
  • Best Friends Art - Hardback - 9781785985164
    BTFA 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
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    With mini heart-shaped felt-tip pens, stunning dual designs and a glittered cover, this colouring book is great for children to work on together.

    Designed so it can be shared, the book has identical patterns on each page of each spread so children can colour in at the same time or both create something unique.

    A great gift for creative children who like to share.
  • Brick by Brick: 123/ABC set - Collection - 9781783424337
    BRAC 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Great fun for any fan of LEGO or other building bricks, these two books will inspire children to make things inspired by their ABCs and 123s!

    Both books are full of simple animals, things that go, colours and shapes to make and the simple instructions and fun projects are perfect for teaching coordination and reading skills. Each image shows just how many bricks each build needs and encourages children to copy and make their own.

    There are step-by-step instructions for each build and these books will help children hone their dexterity and inspire their creativity.
  • Usborne Art Activity Book - Paperback - 9781409564126 - Sam Baer
    ARTA 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Help your children develop - and embrace - a love of art with this amazing write-in activity book.

    There are a number of famous paintings included within the pages and they're accompanied by creative projects and puzzles that will help further children's understanding of key elements like colour and composition in a fun and interactive way.

    With its interactive approach and a selection of stickers to stick, this is a fine introduction to the world of fine art.
  • CT0722 3 years +
    3 years +
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    This little craft set is ideal for any creative children who are excited about the visit from Santa as we approach 25 December.

    There's a gorgeous paper lantern; everything a child needs to write a letter to Santa in the build-up to the big day; and even the chance to put together their own stocking using felt pieces, glitter glue, thread, star-shaped sequins, pompoms, stuffing and a plastic needle. Instructions are also included.

    Ages 3 plus
    Packaging dimensions: 410 x 310mm
  • Let's Knit - Hardback - 9780241197233
    LKNT 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Children will love mastering the basics of knitting with Let's Knit, an easy-to-follow book from the experts at DK.

    From casting on and casting off to knitting plain and purl stitches, it shows how with a pair of needles and some yarn even the most novice of knitters can make incredible projects including cats, hats and even a flock of sheep.

    With 12 easy projects to work through, the book has everything a novice knitter could want to hone their skills and make something amazing.
  • Let's Sew - Hardback - 9780241231012
    LSEW 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Let's Sew provides the perfect introduction to sewing for budding beginners.

    From the initial skills of threading a needle and sewing on a button through to running stitch and backstitch, it covers all the basics and then shows young sewers how they can use these basic skills to make felt birds and butterflies, handy bags, hobby horses and much, much more.

    With its bright and bold artwork, the book is very appealing and children are sure to enjoy working their way through the 12 projects as they develop their sewing skills.
  • TVDO 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Fun, simple and very creative, this doodle book asks children to use their imagination to complete a number of travel-based scenes. It's great for keeping them entertained while on long journeys or holidays.

    Bright and appealing, among the amazing scenes to complete are an arctic adventure, the reflection of the water and one of a bunch of city cyclists. Children can also fill a campsite with tents, create an amazing rainforest and design a super tree house.
  • ACZKS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £10.39
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    This is a comprehensive and inspiring guide to drawing and painting, ranging from people and animals to dinosaurs and buildings. Whatever their level of skill, each idea will inspire readers and give technical information on how to improve their standard of drawing. The reference section provides details of artists' materials and how and when to use them.
  • AYEAD 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Feeling tech-savvy? Get ready to bust boredom with technology! You can learn how to put together a digital photo album, create a blog, produce a stop-motion movie and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, busting boredom with technology has never been more fun.
  • ADYEA 8 years +
    8 years +
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    Discover a whole host of action fighting figures, from the deadly ninja assassin to the fearless ancient Roman gladiator, and the artistry behind bringing these powerful characters to life. Learn how to draw samurai battles and martial arts moves by following simple steps and fundamental artistic techniques.
  • AYEAA 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Feeling imaginative? Get ready to bust boredom with art projects! You can learn how to make a survival bracelet, create a garden stepping stone, put together a tin can clock and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, Busting Boredom with Art Projects has never been more fun.
  • APWII 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £12.99
    The Outdoor Art Room is designed to get children out into the fresh air and interacting with nature. A range of simple arts and crafts projects as well as fun activities help them discover new things about their environment and the seasons at the same time as being active and having fun. Care is taken to ensure that these projects do not create any adverse environmental impact. There are panels with facts about the weather, the seasons and the natural materials used to create each project. An introductory spread gives information on the season.
  • AYETJ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Feeling inventive? Get ready to bust boredom with simple experiments! You can learn how to create lightning bolts, build a catapult and much more. With clear instructions and helpful photos, Busting Boredom with Experiments has never been more fun.