Arts & Crafts Ages 7–10
Build a Rocket is the perfect guide to rockets and their role in space exploration.
Using the Saturn V rocket as an exciting introduction, it provides a spectacular guide to rocketry and space travel. Building a model of the Saturn V, and slotting each of the parts into place, gives you a unique, hands-on understanding of space rocket engineering. The kit includes a 32-page booklet and 88 pattern pieces.
Recommended for ages 7+.$29.99
Travel through time and across the world visiting iconic buildings, bridges and monuments, from the ancient Greek Parthenon to the modern London Shard.
The collector's guide details each landmark's place in architectural history and the detachable model compendium contains press-out pieces to make 25 ultra-stylish 3D models. The unique 2-in-1 format combines a reference book with a model-making manual.
Recommended for ages 10+.$24.99
Packed with charming colour photos and illustrations, this excellent book teaches kids - in child-friendly language - how to take care of kittens and cats responsibly, and as independently as possible. They learn how to choose the right pet, train it and keep it healthy.
Visual guides will answer all their questions and help them to understand and respect feline habits and behaviour.
This book encourages parents and their kids to play outdoors with an assortment of chalk recipes and interactive games and activities.
The first half of the book details a bevy of chalk recipes, from glow-in-the-dark chalk, fizzing chalk, and scented chalk to chalk foam, chalk goo paint, and ice chalk. Readers will then discover a variety of activities and ways to use their favourite chalk recipes.
From classic games to 3D chalk projects such as chalk volcanoes, chalk powder bombs, chalk rockets, chalk hair dye, and more, parents and children alike will be delighted by the multitude of exciting ideas.$26.99
This beautiful papercraft title is packed with fun festive things to make and do, from Christmas decorations, to mini-crackers.
Every page can be used as the basis of an activity, craft or game, and all you need is a pair of scissors, some colouring pencils and the odd dab of glue. Illustrated with artist and paper engineer Lydia Crook's delightful artwork, it is a perfect present to keep kids entertained over the holiday period.
Recommended for ages 7+.$21.99
Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Bead Crafts starts with the absolute basics about bead crafting, beginning with bead types, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are creating fantastic projects like bubble wands, bug sculptures and belts.
With over 300 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood, you're going to be creating crafty beaded projects with your child in no time. From zipper pulls and keychains to wind chimes and backpack clips, each project lists the skills that are needed, and projects are rated by difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination.
Recommended for ages 8+.$27.99
Are you looking for the perfect guide to teach your child to crochet? Look no further! Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Crochet starts with the absolute basics about stitching, beginning with a discussion about hooks and yarn and how to make simple chains, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are crocheting confidently.
With over 200 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood by grade-school kids, you're going to be creating crafty crochet projects with your child in no time!
Each project lists the crocheting skills that will be exercised in making it and projects are rated for difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination. Your children will learn to crochet by making simple projects and building skills by practicing the essentials, and this book provides a sound foundation for a lifetime of crocheting enjoyment.$27.99
Are you looking for the perfect guide to teach your child to knit?
Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Knitting starts with the absolute basics about knitting, beginning with a discussion about needles and yarn, how to cast stitches onto the needle, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are knitting confidently. With over 200 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood by primary school kids, you're going to be creating crafty knit projects with your child in no time!
Each project lists the knitting skills that will be exercised in making it and projects are rated for difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination. Your children will learn to knit by making simple projects and building skills by practicing the essentials, and this book provides a sound foundation for a lifetime of knitting enjoyment.$29.99
Are you looking for the perfect guide to teach your child to sew? Look no further!
Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Sewing starts with the absolute basics about stitching, beginning with simple hand sewing, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are sewing safely and confidently at a sewing machine.
With over 200 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood by grade-school children, you're going to be creating crafty sewing projects with your child in no time! Each project lists the sewing skills that will be exercised in making it and projects are rated for difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination.
Recommended for ages 8+.$27.99
Grab your scissors and some pencils or crayons and get ready to make some beautiful cityscapes with Cut & Colour Playbook: Cities!
Featuring four different cities, children combine drawing, colouring and scissor skills to create their scenes. First, colour in line illustration and add your own details. Then, on the reverse of the page, follow the cut lines to snip away parts of the page. By the end of the process, you will have built up your very own city scene by layering up the pages. At the end of the book, an additional section gives children the chance to create their own layered diorama, whether a city scene or beyond.
An original twist on the colouring book format, Cut and Colour Playbook: Cities encourages children to develop arts and crafts skills, and to think through a multi-layered project in a fun and creative way.
Recommended for ages 8+.$19.99$12.99
Draw, Color, and Sticker into the Wild Sketchbook offers page after page of beautiful inspiration designed to get you drawing. A perfect offering for grown-ups desiring a simple yet beautiful creative outlet.
- Stickers and partially illustrated pages provide a rich canvas to get you to think about and practice drawing various themes and elements
- Each illustrated spread is followed by a more open spread with the same theme and a prompt, ready for you to take the lead and fill in with your own designs and stickers
- Black and white drawings with touches of colour get you started, and invite further experimentation
- The uncoated paper stock is perfect for drawing, painting and colouring with any variety of materials
- Stickers are also printed on soft uncoated paper so they can take colour or additional drawing on top
Learn how to draw all kinds of animals, from polar bears and orang-utans to kangaroos and pandas, with this inspiring book.
Simple, step-by-step instructions explain techniques such as shading with chalk pastels and painting with watercolours. Includes QR links to download free images and watch video clips with drawing tips and inspiration.
Recommended for ages 8+.$19.99
This inspiring book is brimming with ideas for drawing cartoons. Easy step-by-step instructions show you how to create all kinds of cartoons, from funny animals and superheroes, to flick-book animations.
Recommended for ages 8+.$19.99
Building a fort, treehouse or hideaway is part of childhood's imaginary world, where anything might be possible. Forts are universal play places: you can make them almost anywhere, out of almost anything.
Fantastic Forts uses descriptive text and ample photographs to inspire children (and adults) to build amazing forts outdoors.
The book includes basic construction tips on how to build a fort, how to waterproof and furnish it, and specific advice on several different sorts of fort, including: Sleep Out Forts, Party Forts, Beach Forts, Nature Detective Forts, Fairy Forts, Miniature Forts, Treehouses and Teepees.
Recommended for ages 7+.$19.99
Make a masterpiece from your rubbish! With 11 exciting projects to inspire you, Found and Made: The Art of Upcycling will help to turn your trash into treasure.
A toilet roll holder and some papier-mache can become a puppet king. A shoe box can transform into a treasure box. Ice-cream sticks, magazines, plastic bags, tin cans – are all waiting to be part of your art kit. Collect. Create. And upcycle!$19.99
Fun with Stitchables introduces young crafters to the fun of simple embroidery.
Quick and easy cross-stitch sewing cards are included with die-cut holes for easy stitching. The 36-page project book includes instructions for designing and creating your own unique patterns on each card, helping children create a completely personalized and unique embroidered design.
A project gallery at the end of the book shows examples of what to do with the hand-stitched cards once they are complete, from ornaments to greeting cards to clothing patches!
Recommended for ages 7+.$19.99
You'll go Gaga for Googles over the collection of fun ideas and things to do with googly eyes in this interactive kit.
This fun art kit focuses on one craft item – googly eyes – and showcases over 100 googly eye uses and applications from kooky crafts to word-play creations and silly games. The kit comes with a 48-page instruction book and a variety of shapes, sizes and colours of googly eyes to help get your art projects started.
Recommended for ages 6+.$18.99
Do you have a bunch of ideas for super-cute clothes but can't find them when you're out shopping? This book will teach you how to make anything you can dream up! Dresses? Yes. Jeggings? Check.
Put your own stamp on everything you create by first sketching your designs in the book. You'll learn how to make fashion design mood boards, using things that you love and that inspire you. You'll be designing and sewing purses, headbands, skirts and tops in no time!
- Whip up awesome designs and then sew them
- Find your own personal style by sketching designs and playing with colours right in the book
- Learn how to make hip clothes from a New York City-based author
Hirameki – brainwave or flash of inspiration in Japanese – is where doodling and imagination come together. Simply put, it's the art of turning a random blot into something amazing, just by adding a few dots and lines.
If it's true that you can find happiness in little things, this book should keep your eyes, hand and brain entertained for hours.
Recommended for ages 7+.$11.99
The Kid Made Modern series celebrates, demystifies, explains and defies classic craft and art techniques and materials.
All About Dye uses easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions through a wide range of dying techniques. Projects range from super simple dip dye techniques to more involved and unusual tie dyes, with easy-to-clean-up tips that encourage proper working habits for peaceful results.$19.99$4.99