Arts and Crafts for Kids

The Art of Scrapbooking for Kids

Crafts for kids reveal insights into a child’s world. Scrapbooking is a perfect example of this idea. The craft of scrapbooking is incredibly popular, inspiring kits, books, scrapbook products and endless advice from enthusiasts. A Child’s View of Scrapbooking Scrapbooking is an art which often uses complicated ideas to create visually stunning, perfect displays. However,…

Painting Crafts for Kids

Crafts for kids are invariably introduced in a child’s life by painting. It is a staple activity at pre-school and toddler groups. There are so many interesting and satisfying projects that use paint and children never tire of this simplest of crafts. Preparing To Paint Start by making sure that you protect clothes, furniture and…

Kids’ Crafts with Stencils and Stamps

Stencils and stamps are a great introduction to the world of design. Crafts for kids are often ‘free’ expressions of a child’s creativity. By using stencils and stamps, children get a chance to experiment with creating more formal patterns and arrangements. The designs are either projects in their own right, or are used decoratively with…

Essentials to Keep at Home for Toddler Crafts

By setting up a simple store of materials, an exciting world of craft projects awaits your toddler. Every kitchen has a store cupboard or pantry, so follow the same principle to set up an arts and crafts cupboard. All you need is a few spare shelves, some empty tins and tubs plus a little imagination….

Baby’s First Crafts

Kids’ crafts can start at a surprisingly young age. There are many simple craft ideas that offer little ones a complete range of experiences and sensations. Babies rarely produce masterpieces at this age. For now, the object is to have fun, learn and make a mess. It doesn’t matter what they create, the result will…

Merry Masquerade Mask Making Activity

Dressing up is such good fun! What’s your favourite dressing up outfit? How about a pirate? Or a princess? Or even a scary dragon! You can have lots and lots of fun dressing up with masks – and here’s one that you can make yourself. Can you cut out and decorate the mask on this…

Whales of Fun Origami

Hello there! I’m Walter the Whale. Can you carefully follow the instructions on this activity sheet and make some paper versions of me? Then you can colour me in! Here’s how to do it: Fold a piece of square paper in half, then open it out again Fold two opposite sides over so that they…

Lily the Leopard Paint by Numbers

Lily the leopard loves living in the jungle. She’s got lots of other animal friends to play with and enjoys looking at all the brightly coloured flowers and trees that surround her. The only thing is, she’s looking a bit pale and could do with a bit of brightening up. Can you guess what colour…