10 Arts and Crafts for Creative Fun!

Arts and crafts bring hours of creative fun and enjoyment to children. They get to put their skills to good use in creating stuff – enjoying the process as well as the end product. Everything you need for your creations is in the box and many items are well-packaged to take with you to keep kids occupied such as when in cars and restaurants. Great to play with alone, or when friends come round to keep them busy.

Arts & Crafts are good party activities where you can create sock puppets, mosaic pictures, magic painting pens, secret pictures, bath jellies, balloon characters, playdough castles, scratch art and more…

1

Hand Puppets Wild Craft Kit

 5+

 6

 Jumboo

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

Hand-eye Coordination

Following Instructions

Kids will have hours of fun making this fun and colourful set of four wild animal puppets that include a tiger, a crocodile, a zebra and a giraffe. Kids can follow the easy step by step guide and create the puppets by themselves. They can then use the characters they make to create a story and put on a show for the family.

2

Craft Caddy

 5+

 1+

 Galt

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

A handy caddy craft box filled with everything you need for hours of fun and endless creations. Create pompom characters, a sparkly sequin butterfly, a creepy spider with pipe cleaner legs and much much more. The kit comes with an ideas sheet to get you started and then let your creativity go wild.

3

Mosaics Milfiori

 3-6

 1-3

 Djeco

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

A handy caddy craft box filled with everything you need for hours of fun and endless creations. Create pompom characters, a sparkly sequin butterfly, a creepy spider with pipe cleaner legs and much much more. The kit comes with an ideas sheet to get you started and then let your creativity go wild.

4

Bubblin Bath Jellies

 8+

 1

 CraZart

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

This set combines many things children love: bubble bath, jelly and making things by themselves. Kids will have so much fun with this unusual craft set where they can make their very own bubbling bath jellies! Super shimmering, sudsy, jiggling fun! This box makes eight Bubblin Bath Jellies! After they have made them they can enjoy using them during bath time.

5

Do It Yourself – Damsels

 5+

 1-4

 Djeco

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

Kids will love decorating their own crazy balloon characters with the variety of fancy hats, clothes, hair and facial features in this beautiful craft kit. Then lots of open ended, imaginative play to be had! The Balloons fit sturdily into the base making four fashionable balloon dolls you can actually play with. Play and create alone or invite some friends over and make one each. The completed damsels measure about 25 x 11cm.

6

Paintastics Colour Changing Pens

We are always looking for mess free fun options especially when it comes to painting and Galt has created just that. These amazing pens have a fine brush tip and with gentle pressure you can write and paint till your hearts content. There is no dripping or dipping in water and the paint dries within seconds.

Another option is a set of 12 Paintastics Pens without the colour changing magic pen. This set contains 12 classic colour Fine Tip Washable Paint Brush Pens. The ideal painting experience with no brushes to clean, smudging or mess. The paint is in the brush. An ideal introduction to painting for artists of all ages.

 5+

 1-4

 Djeco

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

7

On the Go Scratch Art:
My Favourite Things/Safari Animals

Can you guess what favourite thing or safari animal is hidden on each page? Read the clues–like what tastes sweet and is covered in frosting? / What animal loves being in the water but cannot swim? Then look for the sections with dots and scratch away the surface coating with the included wooden stylus to see if you were right!

Sea Life/Fairy Tales

Scratch art is a firm favourite with children, and they will love this spiral-bound colour-reveal Scratch Art book that brings colourful underwater/fairy-tale adventures to them for on the go fun! Use the included wooden stylus to scratch the surface, etch details, and reveal 12 sea life/fairy-tale scenes. Fun facts and pattern ideas are included on every page.

 5+

 1

 Melissa & Doug

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

8

Sock Puppets

 3+

 1-3

 Creativity for Kids

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

A great craft for pre-schoolers. Transform three super-soft sock puppets into a trio of fuzzy friends. This no mess craft features dozens of peel and stick felt shapes, self-adhesive wiggly eyes and fuzzy fun embellishments to decorate the puppets until child’s heart is content. The kit provides everything you need and then the fun continues as they come up with imaginative stories to perform with their puppets.

9

Picture Transfers

 4-8

 1-3

 Djeco

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

Classic transfers are back in fashion. Children can transport themselves to magical and enchanting worlds in these beautiful themed sets. Just rub the pictures with a pencil on the reverse to transfer them onto the illustrated scenes. This process alone will have your children fascinated. Easy to use and perfect to take on holiday or to a restaurant.

10

Build a Dough Castle

 4+

 1

 Junior Tradesman

Creativity

Fine Motor Control

Build your own fun dough fortress and be the king of your own castle with this build and play castle dough set. Make bricks with the soft pliable dough and follow the plans and build your dream castle. The set includes all the tools and materials needed. Once it’s built children can enjoy some imaginative playtime and then break it down and build it over and over again.

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