Top 8 Best Craft Books for 5-year-olds

Get stuck into some creative fun with these fantastically fun and inventive books. Featuring origami, colouring, sticking, knitting and more, see below for the best craft books for 5-year-olds.

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1. Craft Attack: Nature Crafts

  • £12.99

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.

2. Recycled Crafting for Kids

  • £12.89
  • RRP £12.99

Kate Lilley

This wonderful set features quirky and colourful projects for parents and children 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.

3. Let's Knit

  • £3.99
  • RRP £9.99
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Knitting provides a relaxing and rewarding way to get creative, and kids will love mastering the basics with this colourful book. From casting on and casting off to knitting plain and purl stitches, it shows how to transform basic materials into incredible pieces, including cats, hats and even a flock of sheep! Featuring 12 easy projects, this book has everything a novice knitter could ever want to develop their skills and create something amazing.

4. Smart Art

Smart Art - Paperback - 9781782350057 - Annie Simpson
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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.

5. Origami Crafts

  • £11.99

Annalees Lim

Discover the wonders of origami with these easy, fun and stimulating projects. Children can create and improvise as they work through the book and will learn all about the ancient art of paper-folding. Make a cute origami kitten, a delicious ice cream cone and even colouring pencils! Using readily-available materials, kids will be amazed at what they can create in just ten minutes.

6. Egyptian Things to Make and Do

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  • RRP £5.99
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