Top 10 Best Craft Books for 7-year-olds

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.

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1. The Brilliant Book of Easy Crafts

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!

2. Out of the Box

Jemma Westing

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.

3. Weave Art

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.

4. Craft Attack: Nature Crafts

Annalees Lim

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.

5. It's Sew Me!

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.

6. Star Wars R2-D2's Droid Workshop: Make Your Own R2-D2

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.

7. Making Cards

Fiona Watt

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.

8. Made With Love

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.

9. My School Years!!!

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.

10. Origami for Children

Mari Ono

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!

  • AASSI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    An inspiring book packed full of creative card-making ideas for every occasion including birthdays, Christmas, Valentine's Day and Easter, as well as thank you and get well soon cards. Handy hints, tips and techniques are included to help young card-makers create their own cards with each activity clearly illustrated using easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.
  • MWLV 7 years +
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    Made with love, this book is full of activities for children to share and even comes with enough beads and thread for them to make two friendship bracelets.

    Perfect for tweens, the pages all feature appealing designs and the spreads are perfect for friends to complete together. Among the fun activities are the chance to colour the letters of each other's names and taking it in turn to fill a page with hearts.
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    Full of quizzes, It's Sew Me! is an awesome activity book that gives children the chance to write all about themselves. It even has a cover with six threads to sew, making it perfectly personalised and unique.

    Perfect for creative tweens who want to start sewing, this is a write-in book that allows children to write down (and sew) all their favourite hobbies and interests. It's an interactive treat that celebrates being unique.
  • WVAR 7 years +
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    Weave your way to wonderful art with this beautiful book!

    Weaving patterned paper is an easy way to make stunning art. This book has double-sided pages for the patterns so that you can either use them as they are or add your own colours.

    There are patterned pages, pre-cut loom pages and a multi-coloured pen to add your personal finishing touches after weaving the loom patterns through the eye-catching designs.
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    "Origami for Children" is the perfect introduction to origami, the fun Japanese papercraft for parents and children of all ages. Divided into six sections, the projects cover a fun range of themes, from classic origami designs such as animals to party decorations and modern vehicles. There's even a project showing how to create the classic Japanese arcade character Pacman. You'll be amazed at how much you can create with a few simple folds. Every stage is described in a series of clear step-by-step photographs, showing all the techniques you will need to complete each of these great designs. Also included is a specially designed pack of origami paper with enough pieces to complete all the projects, so you can start making your own amazing creations straight away.
  • My School Years!!! - Hardback - 9781474801652
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    Children can record their best school memories with this cool keepsake album. They can store photos and school stuff in the pockets, and cut and paste things in to the pages.

    There's lots of space for you to write about all your favourite things, from sports and trips to subjects and friends. Plus 25 activities and quizzes to fill in.
  • AQCJL 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Jampacked with children's craft projects, from masks and musical instruments to toys, puppets and greeting cards. There are ideas for school-related projects on subjects such as seasons, festivals, events and special days - children can broaden their creativity by learning to make a carnival jester mask, a Chinese dragon puppet, a kaleidoscope or an origami card, plus many more exciting ideas. The easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions make these projects quick, easy and enjoyable to do. Using readily available materials, these crafts will appeal to boys and girls alike. What are you waiting for? Get crafting and get creating!
  • APVFZ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This nature-based craft book will have you making a range of unique - and useful - homemade creations. Funky fridge magnets, beautiful butterfly bunting, photo frames and more are included in this brilliant step-by-step book. Part of a series of six titles, Craft Attack is aimed at modern kids with a style to match. The instructions are easy to follow and positively encourage experimentation and customisation.
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    Have you ever dreamed of building your very own R2-D2? Now, that dream can come true!

    Especially designed for children aged 7 and over, not only does this book have a 'build-your-own droid' but there are also plenty more Star Wars-based activities to enjoy.

    The book follows R2-D2's secret mission to help the rebels and includes little-known facts about the much-loved characters from the Star Wars universe.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, this is a must for Jedi of all ages.
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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.