Stimulate your child's creative talent and imagination with fun crafts for two- to ten-year-olds. This colourful book contains more than 100 fun projects plus numerous variations that will keep little hands busy using a range of materials. There are novel ideas for cards, gifts, decorations and accessories, attractive ways to jazz up a T shirt or create a costume, and delicious recipes for fancy cakes and other edible treats. Each project comes with easy-to-follow instructions including an at-a-glance guide to age suitability, time taken and materials needed, while handy templates allow you to cut the perfect shape.
Table of Contents
Introduction. FUN WITH PAPER. Make your own personalized stationery including birthday and Valentine cards, novelty pop up designs, decorated notebook and paper bags, wrapping paper and gift tags. DAZZLING DECORATIONS. Includes festive table decorations, beaded curtains, wind chime, shell mobile, artificial flowers, salt dough butterfly, paper friezes and 3-D paper decorations. MAKE IT, WEAR IT. Includes jazzed up T-shirts, tie-dye, scary skeleton shirt, skull and glitter masks, feathered headband, wizard's hat, flower power bonnet, finger puppets. BAUBLES, BANGLES AND BEADS. Includes beaded candles, foam necklace, papier-mache choker, button key ring, sequinned glasses case, jewelled hair clasp and colourful bangles. HOME SWEET HOME. Includes fridge magnets, bird clock, sweetheart photo frame, hen egg cosy, desk tidy, animal napkin rings. SMELLS NICE. Includes beeswax candle, lavender pillow, novelty soaps, tussie mussie, winter candle-holders, fragrant drawer sachet. YUMMY FOR MY TUMMY. Includeds stained glass window biscuits, chocolate fudge, white chocolate truffles, Noah's ark cookies, sweetheart cookies, bat biscuits, chocolate Easter nests. Templates. Index.
Gill Dickinson studied at the Central School of Art and Design in London. She now works as a crafts writer and creative stylist and is the author of several books. Location: UK. Cheryl Owen is an experienced crafter who has also worked as a dressmaker and fashion designer. She is the author of many books and has contributed to numerous magazines. Location: London.