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Craft Books for Kids

  • The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALRXR
    Paperback 4 years +
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    From rockets to robots and monkeys to monsters, this draw-in book from the experts at Usborne will show you how to draw everything you've ever wanted with simple step-by-step instructions.

    It's an easy-to-follow, step-by-step drawing book that helps children master the simple drawing skills required to render a range of animals, people and objects - and it comes with plenty of space for doing their own drawings.
    • £7.89
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  • Craft Projects for Minecraft and Pixel Art Fans

    Chloy Knight

    Product Code: ATEBK
    Paperback
    This title features 15 original craft projects inspired by the Minecraft video game sensation. Creepers, characters, tools and blocks are fun to create now and play with later. It is suitable for children aged eight and over. Bring your Minecraft adventure to life with easy-to-make craft projects! Use this imaginative book to create instantly recognisable toys, jewellery, wearables, and accessories, based on one of the most popular video games of all time. Author Choly Knight shows you how to quickly make real life versions of all your favourite Minecraft characters and game elements, using only a few basic craft supplies. The blocky pixilated graphics of Minecraft are perfect for so many different kinds of crafts. Inside you'll find 15 fun step-by-step projects for perler beads, duct tape, paper crafting, painting, sewing, and crocheting. So get in "creative mode" and celebrate the limitless possibilities of Minecraft!
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  • Draw Unicorns with Simple Shapes

    Jo Moon

    Product Code: CDCVM
    Paperback
    Can you draw a circle, a square, and a triangle? Then you can draw unicorns and their magical friends! Just follow the simple, step-by-step instructions in this book, and you'll soon be drawing everything from a winged unicorn to a mermaid princess. Perfect for kids aged 4+.
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  • No Worries! Mindful Kids

    Katie Abey

    Product Code: BLYFL
    Paperback
    No Worries! is an interactive self-care activity book for children aged 7+ to colour and doodle their way to happiness, calm and confidence. The encouraging and simple activities and exercises tackle anxiety, sadness and stress; children will enjoy using their creativity to combat negative feelings, work out why they feel worried and how to put stress back in its place through writing, colouring, doodling and drawing.Featuring the charming and quirky illustrations of Katie Abey, a UK-based illustrator. Her quirky pictures will keep the reader entertained and focused as they work through the book, or simply dip into the pages for ten minutes of calm colouring. Part of Mindful Kids a thoughtful new range of activity books for children from Studio Press.Includes an introduction and notes for grown-ups by consultant Dr. Sharie Coombes, Child & Family Psychotherapist. Dr Sharie Coombes is a former primary teacher, headteacher and local authority adviser who retrained as a child and family psychodynamic psychotherapist, neuropsychotherapist, solution-focused therapist, and specialist paediatric hypnotherapist. Sharie gained a doctorate in education from the University of Brighton in 2007 and is an expert in the therapeutic use of linguistic patterns. Alongside a busy private therapy practice in Brighton, she has worked part-time as a child, adolescent and family psychotherapist at the NHS Tavistock Clinic in London with adopted and fostered children, young people and families. She now works with the psychosocial team in the British Red Cross Refugee Support and International Family Tracing team. Sharie has 2 adult children.
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  • The Brilliant Recycling Project Book

    Sara Stanford

    Product Code: CCZTQ
    Paperback
    Minimise your waste and maximise the fun! Turn socks and toilet rolls into fabulous craft makes. From a 'socktopus' to a cute little penguin, children will love these exciting creations! Alternating picture-book style spreads narrated by the quirky 'makes' themselves and step-by-step instructions on how to create them, this book will inspire kids and parents to look twice at the humble sock and toilet roll. Follow the step-by-step guides and don't forget to use the handy cutout bits and pieces at the back of the book to help you with your crafts.
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  • Embroidery Kit: Llama

    Lara Bryan

    Product Code: BZKAQ
    Paperback
    This clever kit contains everything you need to embroider, frame and hang a delightful llama design. The 16-page Usborne book included gives you simple, step-by-step instructions showing you exactly what to do at every step of the way.
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  • Free To Be Me

    Anon

    Product Code: BXJUL
    Paperback
    An LGBTQ+ journal for anyone from 13 to 103 - by writer, illustrator and utterly fabulous merman, Dom&Ink. Every rainbow-coloured page is packed with LGBTQ+ activities, advice and attitude. With spreads to colour, scribble, design and glitter, you'll meet dancing drag queens, rainbow donuts and the world's sassiest LGBTQ+ dinosaur: Brett the Sassysaurus! Read quotes from real-life rainbow icons, find out how to throw your own Pride Party, and learn about the history of gay rights. Most importantly: celebrate being yourself and what makes YOU amazing! Warm, hilarious, caring and insightful, Free To Be Me will fill every reader with self-esteem, confidence, colour and pride.
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  • Tiny World: Felting!

    Linda Li-Chee-Ming

    Product Code: CAYHL
    Paperback
    Welcome to Tiny World!: A series of cutie-patootie mini-craft kits created especially for beginners. Coupled with materials to make an adorable, miniature project, this full-colour, photographic, thirty-two-page book provides an overview of needle felting and step-by-step instructions to create your very own teeny-tiny bear and bird friend. The easy-to-learn project can be completed in just a few hours or less and looks fabulous on your bookshelf and desk, and to show off to your friends.
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  • The Ultimate Guide to Surviving in the Wild

    Clive Gifford

    Product Code: BUPWT
    Paperback
    An absorbing, fast-paced and comprehensive guide to surviving in the wild, with a particular focus on the animals you might encounter - and want to avoid! - while you're there. Whether you're lost in the mountains, stranded in the desert, or adrift at sea, if you've read this book, you might just have a fighting chance at staying alive. Vivid photos, maps and other colourful graphics provide plenty to inspire armchair explorers. Chapters cover survival at sea, on a Pacific island, in the Outback, the Sahara Desert, the Amazon Rainforest, Polar wilderness and the Rocky Mountains. Readers are provided with information on what to do first, the key rules for survival, the animals in each habitat and how to signal for help. Feature pages highlight real-life survivors who escaped these harsh environments to inspire young explorers.
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  • 50 Ways to Feel Happy

    Vanessa King

    Product Code: BMMCI
    Paperback
    What can you do to help yourself (and others) feel happier? This book is packed full of activities and ideas to try with family, friends and on your own. So, whether you feel happy right now and want to stay that way or you need some ideas to help you feel happier, this book is for you. A cheerful, fun, inspiring, and varied collection of projects for creative, happy and thinking individuals. The book includes a mixture of step-by-step projects and shorter activity ideas that encompass happiness-inspiring crafts, mindfulness, relaxation, and positivity techniques, and fun ways to get active and boost happiness outdoors. Children can either read through the book from start to finish or dip in and out as the mood takes them. What's more, these activities are great to repeat time and again as a child builds their happiness skills and incorporates techniques into their daily life. For younger children, parents and carers may wish to work through the book with them, offering guidance and support, whereas more confident readers, 'tweens', and young teens will be able to enjoy engaging with the book independently. Each of the 50 activities relates to one of Action for Happiness's 10 key evidence-based ways to increase happiness and wellbeing: 1. Giving - doing things for others 2. Relating - connecting with people 3. Exercising - taking care of your body 4. Awareness - living life mindfully 5. Trying out - keep learning new things 6. Direction - have goals to look forward to 7. Resilience - find ways to bounce back 8. Emotions - look for what's good 9. Acceptance - be comfortable with who you are 10. Meaning - be part of something bigger
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  • Tiny World: Sculpting!

    Lynnie Popsicle

    Product Code: CAYHN
    Paperback
    Welcome to Tiny World!: A series of cutie-patootie mini-craft kits created especially for beginners. Coupled with materials to make an adorable, miniature project, this full-colour, photographic, thirty-two-page book provides an overview of sculpting and step-by-step instructions to create your very own teeny-tiny cake. The easy-to-learn project can be completed in just a few hours or less and looks fabulous on your bookshelf and desk, and to show off to your friends.
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  • Tiny World: Pins!

    Keith Zoo

    Product Code: CAYHM
    Paperback
    Welcome to Tiny World!: A series of cutie-patootie mini-craft kits created especially for beginners. Coupled with materials to make an adorable, miniature project, this full-colour, photographic, thirty-two-page book provides an overview of pin making and step-by-step instructions to create your very own teeny-tiny corgi, watermelon, and pineapple. The easy-to-learn project can be completed in just a few hours or less and looks fabulous on your bookshelf and desk, and to show off to your friends.
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  • Finger Knitting for Kids

    Eriko Teranishi

    Product Code: CAVZH
    Paperback
    Now kids can create their very own knitted accessories! Finger Knitting for Kids shows young crafters (and their parents) how to make cute and easy knitted pieces using only their fingers and a bit of yarn. Clear and simple step-by-step lessons walk them through a series of delightful projects ranging from simple knitted hair ties and head bands to braided scarves and caps. This book provides easy-to-follow instructions for 15 fun knitting projects for kids, including: A sweet fringed scarf with matching rectangle beanie; A colourful hair tie bracelet; A stylishly slouchy unisex hat; A neat little throw that can be worn as a shawl; A braided scarf with pompom ends a great way to mix favourite colours; And so much more! Lessons on making and adding embellishments like pompoms, tassels and loops introduce kids to the wonderful world of yarn crafting. And once they learn the basics, they'll be able to try these techniques with other materials as well ribbons, strips of fabric and other fibres. With a wide range of projects, interests and skill levels throughout the book, crafty kids 5-12 will be making original knitted creations in no time!
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  • Easy Origami Animals

    John Montroll

    Product Code: BXLKT
    Paperback
    Paper elephants, stingrays, penguins, owls and so much more! Enjoy 40 brand-new easy origami jungle, ocean, polar and woodland animals by world-renowned origami master, John Montroll. With clear, step-by-step folding diagrams and instructions, these paper creations are fun and easy for everyone. Just grab some paper and flex your fingers. A paper zoo is just a few folds away!
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  • Discover Through Craft: The Maya

    Jillian Powell

    Product Code: BVDGR
    Paperback
    What do you know about the Maya people? Explore the incredible history of South America during this time and find out how Maya people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Discover the pyramids that they buried their dead in, the gods and goddesses they worshiped and how they fought, farmed and communicated. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Twelve books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.
  • Discover Through Craft: China and the Shang Dynasty

    Jillian Powell

    Product Code: BVDGQ
    Paperback
    What do you know about the Shang Dynasty? Explore the incredible history of China during this time and find out how people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. The Shang were famous for their bronze artefacts and they were very advanced in the arts, writing, warfare and culture at the time. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Twelve books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.
  • My Big Book of Sewing

    CICO Books

    Product Code: BUBOE
    Paperback
    A bumper book of over 60 creative projects to inspire and challenge budding young sewers. Young crafters who are keen to learn to sew, or simply want to improve their basic sewing skills, need look no further than My Big Book of Sewing. Packed with over 60 creative projects carefully selected to appeal to children, it includes stylish clothes, bags and accessories as well as cute toys and gifts. Every project includes a photo and clear, illustrated step-by-step instructions of how to make it, as well as a skill level so that children can start by learning the basics but then quickly progress. The projects cover a wide range of impressive sewing skills that are clearly explained in the techniques section, including basic stitches and decorative stitches as well as a foolproof guide to using a sewing machine.
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  • Pebble Pets

    Denise Scicluna

    Product Code: BRUET
    Paperback
    From Denise Scicluna, the author of Rock Art, comes this guide to creating cute and characterful animal rock art projects in a variety of styles. Getting started in rock art couldn't be simpler. It doesn't require expensive materials or complicated techniques - all you need is a rock, some paint or marker pens and your imagination! It's great for beginner and more seasoned artists alike, and is the perfect family craft. Discover more than 50 adorable rock art ideas for animals in a variety of styles. Projects include woodland creatures such as foxes and squirrels, zoo favourites like pandas and tigers, birds, bees, butterflies, bugs, and a whole host of other animals for you to recreate. With clear step-by-step instructions accompanying each design, lots of variations, and bags of inspiration, Pebble Pets will soon have you on your way to creating your own rock art menagerie.
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  • My Giant Book of Nature Projects

    Steve Parker

    Product Code: BQOXZ
    Paperback
    Combining learning and play, this book is designed to introduce young children to nature study with fascinating practical examples. Once children have discovered some of the smaller wonders of the natural world, they can learn to appreciate and care for it throughout their lives. The ten terrific projects to help youngsters learn about the world around them include a wild flower window box, a shoe-box museum, a bean-in-a-box maze, a wiggly wormery, bark and leaf rubbings, a miniature pond, a book of pressed flowers, and a garden grown from muddy boots! Each project is accompanied by an illustrated list of materials and there are additional tips on safety and being a good naturalist. Clear stage-by-stage photographs show children completing each project so that young readers learn alongside them, and the ideas use simple materials and basic equipment that are easy to find around the home. An informative introduction provides simple instructions on safety and caring for the environment. This is the perfect starter book for 3- to 7-year-olds - for older readers to use with minimum supervision, or for younger ones to enjoy with adult help.
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  • My First Easter Book

    Jane Winstanley

    Product Code: BKMTU
    Paperback Toddlers
    Find out all about Easter and enjoy making cards, presents, tasty treats and lots of other fun activities with this first Easter book. From making pancakes and decorating Easter eggs through to creating your own flower garden and chocolate nests, you'll be all ready for an amazing Easter. The book includes an illustrated re-relling of the Easter story. Perfect for an activity hungry 5-6 year old! Why not take a look at My First Christmas Book too?
  • Make it Kids' Craft: Rainbow Origami

    Anna Brett

    Product Code: BCWTR
    Paperback
    You can create eight beautiful origami shapes in all the colours of the rainbow! This gorgeous pack provides everything you need to make eight complete Rainbow Origami makes. Repeat an fun origami shape ranging from easy to medium and experienced levels seven times using single-coloured Origami sheets in this pack to create a Rainbow of Origami! These large format origami figures make gorgeous decorations for your room, gift tags or birthday party games to play. The rainbow theme, simple step-by-step instructions and gorgeous photography set this book apart from other children's origami packs. Makes include a Crane, Heart, Bow, Flower, Frog, Boat, Fish and Butterfly.
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  • I Can Crochet

    Annie's

    Product Code: ATEAD
    Paperback
    Learn basic crochet stitches with 9 easy projects. This book is great for preteens or anyone that want to learn how to crochet. A complete guide to everything a beginning crocheter needs to know with color photos that lead you step-by-step to make a chain stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, double and triple crochet stitch. You'll also learn to make a Granny square, join crochet pieces and work in continuous rounds. Great tips and guides to help you along the way. This book is excellent for teachers or anyone who wants to teach themselves the art of crochet. Skill Level: Beginner.
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  • Cool Stuff: Teach Me to Knit

    Nicoletta Tronci

    Product Code: ATDZP
    Paperback
    Beginners of all ages will love the step-by-step photos and kid-friendly instructions in Cool Stuff Teach Me to Knit. This how-to-knit guide book has easy lessons and 13 fun projects: Knit Coaster, Purl Coaster, Open Petal Posy, Cotton Washcloth, Soft Drink Cozy, Dog's Toy Ball, Scarf, Ripple Lap Wrap, Pillow, Cat's Toy Fish, Leg Warmers, Hand Mitts and Hat. The lessons call for medium weight yarn and size 8 (5 mm) knitting needles; some projects use additional needle sizes. Notes for parents and teachers are included with tips on ways to heighten a child's enthusiasm for learning to knit. The book is written for ages 9 to 14, but adult beginners will also appreciate the clear instructions and detailed photos.
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  • Egg Art

    Katya Trischuk

    Product Code: CCAFH
    Paperback
    Eggs aren't just for breakfast! With a bit of imagination, they can also be transformed into beautiful decorative items and gifts. A modern and accessible hobby, egg art is something all generations can take part in, and connect over. Egg Art feeds into the current trend of working and crafting with natural, everyday objects, turning the ordinary into the extraordinary. Hatch a plan and get cracking on your egg-cellent designs now!
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Arts and crafts are a great way to get the kids away from the television set and doing something fun and creative. Our arts and crafts books for kids of all ages range from colouring to crochet, sewing to scrapbooks, and weaving to woodworking - we have a wide and wonderful range of arts and crafts books for kids of all ages.

Fantastic fun

Kids can try their hand at drawing and colouring with our great range of learn-to-draw and colouring books, and young artists can try out origami and paper play, too, or even try their hand at painting - there's so much fun to be had.

Keep them calm

If you're looking for a children's activity that's a little calmer and less messy, knitting, sewing and weaving are all hugely rewarding and relaxing. Our range includes fun and vibrant knitting projects which help kids to create eye-catching patterns.

Rewarding projects that kids will love

There are loads of options when it comes to getting creative, so explore our range for the perfect arts and crafts books for your kids. Whether they end up on the fridge or on the noticeboard at home, one thing children will take away from these children's arts and crafts books is a sense of pride and a love of being creative.

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