5 creative books for children (and their parents)

5 creative books for children (and their parents)


Rainy day, a very long summer break or just out of ideas. We have something for you - these books are full of creative projects to do with your kids.

Creativity is an essential ingredient for a happy childhood! And since not everyone is born with a creative gene there is help. In form of books for example. Therefore we have 5 creative books full of ideas, projects and tons of other creative things your children and you can do.

Projects your children can do alone as well as ideas that involve some teamwork. Excellent ideas for arts, crafts as well as singing, dancing or even writing.

Lets start and have a look at these 5 creative books for children and their parents:

The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids
The Giant Book of Creativity for Kids
The ultimate book of ideas for arts and crafts, building and tinkering, writing and rhyming, singing and dancing, and more! With 500 unplugged, hands-on activities for children ages two to twelve. Furthermore this book goes beyond the simple arts and crafts  and offers fun ideas for a generous range of imaginative and creative play.


Makes for mini folk
Makes for mini folk
25 projects to make for the little people in your life!
This book covers a range of makes for children – from newborn to older children. Projects include a gorgeous mobile, stylish clothes, a lunch bag and even a pop-up shop for unforgettable play times. Lisa Stickley’s signature style ensures that all of the projects are stylish, quirky and original and guarantee endless enjoyment for both children and adults.


cath kidston sew a rag doll
Sew-Your-Own Rag Doll Book
Make your own classic easy-sew rag doll designed by Cath Kidston. This is the perfect kit to learn the basics of both sewing machine and hand embroidery and it is perfect for all ages. Young and young at heart.
The constructions are easy to follow and this is great for a beginner to learn the basics in dressmaking.
In addition this easy-to-follow book explains all the sewing techniques required and contains a specially printed cotton that when cut and sewn makes a delightful doll. Also included are patterns for six special outfits to clothe her in. And if you want to make her outfits even more special there are additional ideas for crafting accessories to make your doll completely unique.


creative craft with kids jane foster
Creative craft with kids
15 creative projects to make with children from popular designer Jane Foster.
Bold, bright, and fun: these 15 quick and easy projects are delightful! Jane created games, toys, and accessories in cheerful vintage prints that parents can craft for or with their children. Make covered matchboxes, a butterfly or boat wall art collage or a paper bunting. What about potato prints, customized T-shirts or a patchwork quilt? In addition: all patterns and templates are included. Using cool fabrics and papers, Jane demonstrates how to cut, sew and stick with your children to create bold, colourful games, toys and accessories for your child’s bed or play room.


kids crafternoon sewing
Kids’ Crafternoon Sewing
25 Projects for a Crafty Afternoon
A delightful beginner craft book for kids with projects that can be completed with minimum fuss and maximum fun in an afternoon. The book explains all of the tools, materials, and basic techniques needed to complete a project. They also contain handy templates in a sturdy card envelope and safety information necessary to avoid mishaps. Altogether the range of projects, accompanied by step-by-step instructions and gorgeous photographs of the finished objects, is diverse enough to keep even the most reluctant young crafter amused for hours!

Happy crafting!

And if you are still looking for a good summer read, we have some ideas for you too!


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