Kids will love completing lots of creative projects with these colourful craft books. Featuring plenty of fun activities, including sticking, paper-folding, sewing and more, see below for the best craft books for 7-year-olds.
Anna-Marie D'Cruz & Rita Storey
Bursting with clever craft projects, from masks and musical instruments to toys and greetings cards, children will love this wonderful bumper book. Discover how to make a carnival jester mask, a Chinese dragon puppet, a kaleidoscope, an origami card and so much more. The simple, step-by-step instructions make these projects quick, easy and seriously fun, and as they use readily-available materials, kids can get stuck in straight away!
Great for creative kids, this book is packed with 25 step-by-step cardboard box projects to complete, including creating castles and masks. Designed to broaden a child's imagination and develop their craft skills through interactive, creative play, every project includes step-by-step instructions, and children will be amazed at what they can create with the humble cardboard box. The book encourages kids to take a fresh, fun approach to recycling.
Weave your way to wonderful art with this stunning book. The simple craft of weaving patterned paper is an easy way to produce gorgeous pieces. This book features double-sided pages for the patterns so that kids can either use them as they are, or add their own favourite colours. With patterned pages, pre-cut loom pages and a multi-coloured pen to add unique finishing touches, kids will love this brilliantly stimulating craft book.
This brilliant nature-based book will encourage children to make a selection of unique and practical homemade creations. The projects include funky fridge magnets, beautiful butterfly bunting, fabulous photo frames and lots more, all of which feature simple, step-by-step instructions. Part of a bold new series, Craft Attack is aimed at modern kids who love to craft, and will help them develop their imagination and dexterity skills.
This amazing activity book is full of quizzes and gives children the chance to write - and sew! - all about themselves. Its pretty cover contains six threads to sew, giving kids the chance to perfectly personalise the book. Great for creative youngsters who want to take up sewing, children can write about and sew depictions of all their favourite hobbies and interests. This interactive treat celebrates being unique.
Young Jedi will love creating their very own R2-D2 with this space-tacular book, as well as completing lots of other exciting Star Wars-themed activities. The book follows R2-D2's secret mission to aid the rebels and also features little-known facts about this much-loved character.
This inspiring book is bursting with creative card-making ideas for every occasion throughout the year, including birthdays, Christmas, Easter and Valentine's Day, as well as thank you cards and get well soon cards. It contains handy hints, tips and tricks to help young card-makers create brilliant cards. Each activity is clearly illustrated with easy-to-follow instructions, perfect for developing kids' crafting skills.
This book truly has been made with love. Complete with enough beads and threads to make two friendship bracelets, it's packed with activities that will delight children. The pages feature appealing, bright designs and are perfect for friends to complete together. The exciting activities include colouring in the letters of each other's names and taking turns to fill a page with beautiful hearts.
This awesome keepsake album allows kids to record their best school memories in a brilliantly creative way. They can store photos, put school stuff in the pockets, and cut and paste things into the pages. There's heaps of space for kids to write about all their favourite things, from school trips to sports, subjects to schoolmates. Plus, they can get stuck into 25 fun activities and quizzes.
Kids will be engrossed by this fun and fascinating book as they learn the basics of the ancient Japanese art of origami: creating objects from folded paper. The projects cover a wide range of exciting themes, from classics like animals to party decorations and modern vehicles. Children will be amazed at what they can create with just a few simple folds, and every stage is carefully depicted with step-by-step photographs. The book also includes enough origami paper to complete all the projects, so you can get folding straight away!