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Our make-your-own kits give budding engineers and inventors the chance to put together their own toys and models. It's also possible to paint and customise these models as the little engineer sees fit, and children will love getting creative with their patterns!

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Make Your Own Kits

Our make-your-own kits give budding engineers and inventors the chance to put together their own toys and models. It's also possible to paint and customise these models as the little engineer sees fit, and children will love getting creative with their patterns!

  • Build Your Own 13-in-1 Solar Robot

    Product Code: CT1025
    Other 10 years +
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    Children (and adults who are also aspiring engineers!) aged 10 and over can develop their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination by putting together this 13-in-1 solar-powered robot kit.

    The 13 models require a number of different skills to make and once complete, the robot can move on both land and water. There are two different skill levels for building each solar robot.

    Level One: Turtle-bot, Beetle-bot, Quadru-bot, Boat-bot, Walker-bot, Dog-bot.
    Level Two: Roly Poly-bot, Auto-bot, Slither-bot, Surf-bot, Zombie-bot, Crab-bot, Row-bot
    Ages 10 plus
    Box size: 200 x 310mm
    • £8.99
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  • Paint Your Own Christmas Baubles: Set of 3

    Product Code: CN0711
    Other 3 years +
    (2)
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    Festive fun for creative kids comes in the shape of these paint-your-own Christmas baubles. They all have festive illustrations that are just waiting for a personal touch of colour!

    Featuring line artwork of trees, stocking and reindeer (paint these and then the rest of the bauble!), they'll add a delightful dose of home-made art to your Christmas tree this year. They're fun to paint and will be hung up with pride of place.
    Contents: 3 baubles, 6 paints, 1 paintbrush
    Ages 3 plus, adult supervision required

    Box size: 145 x 245mm
    • £3.99
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  • Build Your Own Electric Robot

    Product Code: CT1023
    Other 8 years +
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    Budding engineers can build their very own robot warrior by assembling this model. Once it's complete, the robot can even move forward and walk!

    This model provides anyone aged 8 and over with a fun way of developing their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. It comes with full instructions.
    Ages 8 plus
    Box size: 190 x 250mm
    • £5.99
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  • Sequin Creations: Beautiful Butterflies

    Product Code: CT1055
    Other 5 years +
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    Make your own beautiful butterfly...

    Bring the four butterflies to life with the gorgeous glittery sequins included in this creative kit. It comes with easy-to-follow, pre-printed and colour-coded pictures to guide your artist along the way as they set hearts aflutter.
    Ages 5 plus
    Contents: Four pre-numbered and pre-coloured cards, over 1,000 assorted colour sequins, full-colour instruction leaflet
    • £5.99
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  • Crystaland Lighted Brix: 4-in-1 Aircraft

    Product Code: CT1007
    Other 6 years +
    (1)
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    These light-up blocks can be built into 4 different models for hours of fun!

    Simply fit the different coloured blocks to each other and insert batteries to light-up your creations.

    Suitable for use with other building bricks on the market
    Ages 6 plus.

    Requires 2 x 1.5V LR41 AG3 batteries (included).

    Dimensions: 180mm x 220mm
    • £5.99
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  • Make Your Own Penguin

    Product Code: CT1001
    Other 8 years +
    (1)
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    Make your own perfectly plush penguin with this easy-to-assemble kit.

    With easy-to-follow instructions, this is a great way for children to embrace their creativity and make something special for the most wonderful time of the year.

    This cool craft kit provides festive fun for creative kids aged 8 and over.

    Ages 8 plus

    Contents: Instructions, pre-cut plush, white thread, needle, stuffing, plastic eyes
    • £3.99
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  • Build Your Own 3-in1 Solar Power Moon-Exploring Fleet

    Product Code: CT1024
    Other 8 years +
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    3... 2... 1... Blast off!
    Your children can learn all about the conversion process of solar power into electric power with these models of a space shuttle, space station and moon buggy.

    Once complete, the vehicles are charged by solar power! This construction model is a great way of celebrating the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon.
    Box size 250 x 190mm
    Ages 8 plus
    • £7.99
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  • Paint Your Own Snowman and Santa with Lights

    Product Code: CN0710
    Other 3 years +
    (2)
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    Paint your own ceramic Santa and snowman lights with this creative Christmas kit. It will add some home-made joy and style to any display and children will have so much fun painting them!

    After decorating the ornaments using the pots of paint that are also included, your children can switch on the lights and bask in the festive glow.

    Contents: 2 festive ornaments, 6 paints, 2 paintbrushes

    Ages 3 plus. Adult supervision required.

    Box size: 140 x 205mm

    • £3.99
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  • Make and Play - Mermaid Lagoon

    Product Code: CT1044
    Other 5 years +
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    Make and play with the mermaid lagoon! This cool and creative set gives children the chance to make their own foam model of an amazing water wonderland. It also includes loads of cute characters and prop pieces to bring the scene to life!

    The 32-page activity book adds an extra interactivity and jot. This is a fun kit for any aspiring mermaid or merman!

    NB, 32 pages, 228 x 294mm
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Quilling Kit

    Product Code: CT1034
    Other 6 years +
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    Get creative and make beautiful quilling art with this fun-filled kit.

    Choose from an array of multi-coloured paper strips and roll them using the quilling pen before sticking them on to the design templates. Designs include a tropical parrot, a wise owl and a pink flamingo.

    Contents: 3 design templates, glue, quilling pen, multi-coloured paper strips.
    Box size: 200 x 200mm.
    Ages 6 plus (adult supervision required)
    • £4.99
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  • Make Your Own Christmas String Lights

    Product Code: CT1004
    Other 6 years +
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    Light up your Christmas by adding these handmade decorations to your display. There are 12 lights to make and string together and they're sure to delight crafty kids who want to enjoy a creative Christmas!

    Ages 7+
    Contents: instructions, LED string lights, assorted paper strings x 12, balloons, glue.
    Requires 2 x AA batteries (not included)
    Box dimensions: 200mm x 200mm.
    • £4.99
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  • Make Your Own Christmas Hanging Decorations

    Product Code: CT0771
    Other 3 years +
    (3)
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    Festive fun for creative kids comes in the shape of these fantastic felt decorations.

    Complete with easy-to-follow instructions, children can enjoy a craft-filled Christmas as they sew together a felt snowman, reindeer, penguin, elf and even the big man himself - SANTA!

    This set is ideal for children who like to make things and the finished characters could be added to your brilliant decorations.

    Contents: felt, glitter felt, ribbon, pom-poms, thread, needle, cotton stuffing, glitter glue

    Ages 7 plus

    Packaging dimensions: 250 x 180mm

    Please note: adult supervision is required.

    • £3.99
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  • Crystaland Lighted Brix: 4-in-1 Helicopter

    Product Code: CT1008
    Other 6 years +
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    These light-up blocks can be built into four different models of helicopters for hours of fun!

    Simply fit the different coloured blocks to each other and insert one of the two colour-changing bricks to light up your creations.

    Suitable for use with other building bricks on the market
    Ages 6 plus.

    Requires 2 x 1.5V LR41 AG3 batteries (included).

    Dimensions: 180mm x 220mm.
    • £5.99
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  • Make and Play - Pirate Ship

    Product Code: CT1045
    Other 5 years +
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    This creative model set is aargh-some... Make your own pirate ship and play with seven cool characters!

    You'll have adventures on the high seas with the foam props and the 32-page activity book adds extra interactivity. This is a fun kit for any budding pirate!
    NB, 32 pages, 228 x 294mm
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Dinosaur Construction Set - Triceratops (98 pieces) & Tyrannosaurus (109 pieces)

    Product Code: CT1009
    Other 8 years +
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    This build-it-yourself kit has everything you need to make your own triceratops or tyrannosaurus. The Triceratops has 98 pieces to put together and the Tyrannosaurus has 109 pieces.

    The kit includes all the tools, pieces and instructions you need to make movable models and putting them together encourages concentration, stimulates imagination and develops hand-eye coordination.

    Box size 200 x 280mm
    Ages 8 plus
    • £5.99
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  • Make and Play - Princess Palace

    Product Code: CT1043
    Other 5 years +
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    Make and play with the princess palace! This cool and creative set gives children the chance to make a stunning foam model of a beautiful palace. It also includes 15 character and prop pieces for a royally good playtime!

    The 32-page activity book adds extra interactivity and joy. This is a fun kit for any young prince or princess!
    NB, 32 pages, 228 x 294mm
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £9.00
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  • Crystaland Lighted Brix: 6-in-1 Animal

    Product Code: CT1006
    Other 6 years +
    (1)
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    These light-up blocks can be built into 6 different models for hours of fun!

    Simply fit the different coloured blocks to each other and insert batteries to light-up your creations.

    Suitable for use with other building bricks on the market
    Ages 6 plus.

    Requires 4 x 1.5V LR41 AG3 batteries (included).

    Dimensions: 210mm x 270mm
    • £7.99
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  • Make Your Own Elf Door

    Product Code: CT1003
    Other 7 years +
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    Are you welcoming an elf into your home this festive season? With pre-cut wooden shapes and assorted paints and stickers, this make-it-yourself door is great fun for children to put together and decorate.

    Once the door is finished and resting against a wall, it will prove inviting to any elf. It's a magical transportation device that will help them find a home on a shelf, in a cupboard or on the sofa as they help the big man prepare for 25 December and keep an eye on children - ensuring they stay off the Naughty List!

    This fantastically festive kit provides children with a creative way of starting the celebrations. Yule love it!

    Ages 7+

    Contents: instructions, 7 pre-cut wooden shapes, assorted paints x 7, paintbrush x 1, stickers x 12, glue.

    Box dimensions: 180mm x 200mm.
    • £3.99
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  • Knit Your Own Unicorn

    Product Code: CT1015
    Other 8 years +
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    Knit a magical unicorn with this cute introduction to crafting!

    This imaginative set will help creative children develop their hand-eye coordination in a fun way. They'll love knitting together their very own eye-catching unicorn.

    Contents: Yarn, stuffing, 2 x knitting needles, 1 plastic needle, plastic eyes, instructions
    Ages 8 plus
    • £3.99
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  • Tank Construction Set

    Product Code: CT1012
    Other 8 years +
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    This 295-piece build-it-yourself tank has all the parts, tools and instructions you need to make an amazing and movable model. It will encourage children's concentration, stimulate their imagination and help develop their hand-eye coordination.

    Suitable for children and adults, this is easy to assemble and great for aspiring engineers.

    Box size 345 x 240mm
    • £7.99
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  • Sew Your Own Snowman Kit

    Product Code: CT1002
    Other 8 years +
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    Sew together a smiling snowman with this Make Your Own Festive Snowman kit.

    It's a creative way of counting down to the big day and once complete, the snowman is sure to take pride of place in any Christmas display.

    The instructions are easy to follow and ideal for any creative child who likes to make things in the countdown to the most wonderful time of the year.
    Ages 8+

    Contents: instructions, plush, yarn, ribbon, stuffing, buttons, plastic eyes, needle.

    Box dimensions: 180mm x 200mm.
    • £3.99
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    2-in-1 Crown Money Box and Modelling Dough Set

    Product Code: CT0781
    Other 3 years +
    (1)
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    Children love playing with dough and this airtight container contains 20 sticks for them to come up with their own cool creations. There are also four dough cutters to help them make something special.

    Shaped like a crown, the container can be used as a money box after children have finished with the dough and will make them feel like royalty.

    Not suitable for children under 36 months

    Size: 155 x 120mm
    • £2.99
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  • Adorable Owl Craft Kit

    Product Code: CT1030
    Other 6 years +
    (1)
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    Create your own quilted-style keepsake picture with the Adorable Owl Craft Kit!

    Children will develop hand-eye coordination and creativity as they use the crafting tool and colourful fabric pieces to make a picture of an adorable owl.

    Contents: foam board, fabric pieces, crafting tool.
    Box size: 220 x 220mm.
    Ages 6 plus
    • £3.99
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  • Sew Your Own Cute Teddy Kit

    Product Code: CT1020
    Other 8 years +
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    Sew a special teddy with this cute introduction to crafting!

    This oh-sew-imaginative set will help creative children develop their hand-eye coordination in a fun way. They'll love completing their very own teddy bear and then giving him a lovely name.

    Contents: Fleece, plush, stuffing, needle, thread, plastic eyes, plastic nose, instructions
    Ages 8 plus
    • £3.99
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