Top 5 Best Craft Books for 3-year-olds

Little ones will love creating crafty masterpieces with these brilliant books. Featuring plenty of sticking, folding and colouring, see below for the best craft books for 3-year-olds.

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1. Smart Art

Annie Simpson

This innovative lift-the-flap art book is bursting with beautiful illustrations and is sure to inspire children to get creative! It features fun flaps, cut-through holes, tracing paper, newsprint paper, gatefolds and more, perfect for encouraging kids to use their imaginations and enjoy some exciting projects.

2. I Want to Be a Superhero: Craft Kit

This epic costume and storybook suitcase contains everything an aspiring superhero needs to realise their dream and even make their own cape! It includes a story and activity book which follows George as he learns all about his superpowers. Bursting with fun activities, including creating a superhero profile and drawing a comic strip, kids will love this super set and can follow simple step-by-step instructions to make their cape. The kit contains felt, glue sticks and glitter to ensure the cape is as amazing as possible!

3. Recycled Crafting for Kids

Kate Lilley

This wonderful set features quirky and colourful projects for parents and little ones to enjoy together. Get crafting with 35 vibrant projects, all of which encourage resourcefulness in using recycled items. Plus, the final section of the book lists 50 quick and easy boredom busters that are sure to keep kids busy! Crafting is not only hugely fun, but helps children improve their dexterity and concentration skills, and this is the perfect book to give them inspiration.

4. Little Tikes: Messy Play Pack

This brilliant play pack from Little Tikes features easy-to-follow guides with plenty of creative ideas and inspiration for messy fun! Great for imaginative play, the box includes a tube of glue, two tubes of glitter, a sponge brush, four foam brushes and three poster paints - the perfect tools for creating messy masterpieces.

5. Make Your Own Winter Wonderland: Collage Canvas

Little ones will love creating their very own beautiful winter collage with glitter, paint, pompoms and more! Perfect for putting up on the wall for the whole family to enjoy, this seasonal set will delight young crafters.

  • CT0653 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £5.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    This costume and storybook suitcase has everything a child needs to make their very own superhero cape! It also includes a story and activity book that follows George as he learns all about his special powers.

    After the story of George, the book is bursting with activities that include giving the children the chance to create their very own superhero profile and even draw their own comic strip.

    It then gives step-by-step instructions on how children can create the cape using the materials provided. The kit includes felt, glue sticks and glitter to ensure the cape really is something out of this world!

    28 pages

    Ages 3 plus

    Dimensions: 240 x 190mm
  • CT0723 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    Make your own Winter Wonderland Collage is a canvas that will inspire any child to use their cracking creative skills.

    With glitter, paint and other materials to use, kids will love either copying the winter wonderland scene on the front of the box of making their own fantastically festive picture.

    Ages 3 plus

    Packaging dimensions: 280 x 360mm. Canvas dimensions: 300 x 250mm
  • SART 3 years +
    Annie Simpson
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Bursting with stunning illustrations to inspire children aged 3+ to get creative, Smart Art is an innovative lift-the-flap art book that will help them harness their creativity and have fun!

    Packed with tons of features including flaps to lift, cut-through holes, tracing paper, newsprint paper and gatefolds, Smart Art's unique format will help them run away with their imagination. A perfect gift for creative kids!
  • AJNHB 3 years +
    Kate Lilley
    3 years +
    • £12.89
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    Quirky, colourful and fun projects for pre-school kids and their parents to make together. Small children love crafting and creating, and it's educational as well as enjoyable - crafting can help develop fine motor skills and teaches small children to follow instructions and work alongside someone else. Kate Lilley's hugely popular blog, Minieco, grew out of her desire to teach her own kids to be resourceful and use what's around them for creative play. Parents and kids alike will love the 35 bold, colourful projects featured in the book and divided into sections that include Music, Nature, Sewing, Science and Recycling Bin. The final section contains a list of 50 quick boredom busters that harassed parents can pull out of the bag in an emergency!
  • CT0686 3 years +
    3 years +
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    It's time to get messy and creative with this play pack from Little Tikes.

    There are easy-to-follow guides for lots of creative ideas and also inspiration for lots more messy fun. Ideal for imaginative play, the box includes one tube of glue, two tubes of glitter, one sponge brush, four foam brushes and three poster paints.

    Ages 3 plus
    Dimensions: 215 x 230mm