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Top 10 Best Craft Books for 9-year-olds

Featuring plenty of fun and creative activities, kids will love these colourful craft books. Packed with projects that feature cutting, sticking, folding, sewing and more, they're guaranteed to help develop kids' creativity and dexterity skills. See below for the best craft books for 9-year-olds.

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1. I Made That: The Kids' Big Book of Craft Ideas

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Susannah Blake

Perfect for seasoned crafters and complete beginners alike, this comprehensive craft book is full of fun projects to complete on your own or with friends. Perfect for parties, sleepovers and free time, it features lots of stunning inspiration, including natural beauty products, unique clothing accessories, and innovative ways to style your room and explore new looks! There's also lots of useful information on ethical fashion and cosmetics, sustainable shopping and fair trade.

2. The Brilliant Book of Easy Crafts

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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!

3. It's Sew Me!

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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. 

4. Dolly Peg Pirates Craft Kit

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This arrr-mazing book features a whole host of dastardly dolly pirate peg projects to work through. From peg-legged pirates to their parrot pals, it's packed with projects and plenty of accessories, and even includes colourful fabrics.

5. Made With Love

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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.

6. Make This Castle

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Iain Ashman

Kids will be amazed at what they can create with one tube of glue and a pair of scissors! Armed with these crafty tools, they can follow simple instructions to transform this book into a superb model of a 12th-century castle, complete with castle walls, courtyard, stables and portcullis. The book also features 40 cut-out figures, including the Baron, his wife and children, knights, men-at-arms and servants. Children will love watching their castle creation come to life. Crammed with fascinating details, this engrossing book is sure to captivate history fans of all ages.

7. Out of the Box

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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.

8. Origami for Children

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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 a single sheet of 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!

9. Weave Art

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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.

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

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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.