Why should grown-ups have all the crafting fun? These books will keep kids happily crafting decorations and gifts all season long! Whether you’re working with the glue sticks and safety scissors set, or have a teen who wants to finally learn how to knit, there’s something here for would-be crafters of all ages and skill levels.
This 54-page booklet on budget-friendly holiday crafts and activity ideas helps you to be THAT parent! The parent that has fun spending time with their kids.
Do you ever feel like you want to spend more time with your kids but just don’t know what to do? Do you want more quality time with your kids?
Do you like having fun with your kids and want to do it more often? Do you just feel like you are running out of ideas sometimes?
Are you looking for inexpensive ideas for crafts/activities for you and your kids to do?
Oh, aren’t we all?
As a mom of a preschooler and a baby on the way, I am always looking for ways to keep us busy and happy. I’m sure you are, too. In this article, you will find 40 holiday themed crafts/activities for you and your kids to do. Some may be new to you. Some may be ones you already do. And, some may be ones you did as a kid and just forgot about.
In this book by well-known modern quilters Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr along with their 11-year-old daughter Sophie Kerr, kids will learn how to navigate a sewing machine, make smart fabric choices, and use basic sewing tools.
Sixteen kid-friendly projects run the gamut from clothes to bags to accessories while clear, step-by-step instructions from Weeks and husband/design partner Bill Kerr walk kids through the creation of each.
Throughout the book, tips from Sophie offer design and construction advice from a kid’s perspective.
The book “grows” with the seamstress, offering more complex projects as the reader’s skills develop.
Alison McNicol is an expert in teaching children to knit and sew and has written a series of best-selling craft books for kids.
This book is the perfect introduction to knitting for children of all ages – with bright, modern and clear full colour illustrations, children can quickly learn to knit, master new stitches and make a selection of super cool knitting projects.
* Easy to follow FULL COLOUR Learn To Knit illustrations
KF on KND Editor’s Note: this book was not written specifically with children in mind, but with its MANY photos and project patterns, it’s perfect for teens (and adults!) who want to learn to crochet.
With Tons of Step by Step Pictures Inside!
Are you ready to discover one of the most amazing crafts of all time? Yes, I said craft! Because crochet, in essence, is way more than a mere hobby. It’s a way of expressing yourself. It’s a way of creating beautiful things! Maybe for the own sake of creating something with your own hands, maybe because it’s extremely fun -which trust me, it is-, maybe because you want to surprise a loved one with a hand-made gift. What could be better than that? In any case, no matter what your motivation is, there is something quite clear: Crochet is DEFINITELY for you!
Perhaps you are an absolute beginner, just getting familiarized with this amazing subject. Or perhaps you have been creating things for a while now, and you are looking to take your expertise to the next level. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! This guide will approach Crochet from both perspectives. It will take you from the roots of how to crochet, the supplies you need to get, and the different kind of stitches there are, to the more advanced stuff, as learning how to read the language, increasing and decreasing, changing color and fastening off, edgings, and much, much more!
Want to hear the best part? The designs I’ll show you aren’t difficult at all! You don’t have to be an expert to follow these patterns, really! You don’t have to, trust me. My approach to Crochet is straightforward. I’ll show you exactly how to proceed, (with lots of pictures). So don’t worry, this is 100% doable and absolutely enjoyable. Together, we will make Crochet extremely simple! We’ll go through the very best Crochet designs out there and go for them, one by one. Because that’s what’s all about, isn’t it? It’s about creating new things… Things we enjoy. Things those around us will enjoy. Things we can be proud of!
My goal is simple. I will take you from zero to hero in the amazing world of Crochet. Together, we will go to the roots of Crochet, Crocheting and Crochet Patterns and transform that knowledge into a simple step by step guide that will allow you to create absolutely beautiful things. So let’s go for it!