Great Arts & Crafts Projects For All Ages

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Make Your Own Jigsaw

Here is a lovely Spring picture for you to make into your very own jigsaw. All you have to do is print off the picture and stick it onto some cardboard. Then cut out the jigsaw shapes – or ask a grown-up to help you to cut them out. Now …

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Hidden Animal Dot-to-dot

Have you been on any trips to the zoo lately? Or how about a visit to an aquarium or sea life centre? You can have such a fantastic time there, there are so many animals to see and so many things to do! What’s your favourite animal? How about a …

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Make Your Own Bird Mobile

To make this bird mobile you need string, cardboard and scissors. Either trace this bird picture four times, or print out this sheet four more times. Stick each bird onto card, then colour them in or paint them any colours you like. Get an adult to help you pierce the …

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Why and Where to do Arts and Crafts with Kids?

Doing crafts with kids can be great fun. There are a whole range of arts and crafts that are suitable for children both young and old and these can be a lovely thing for families to do together or for children to do on their own. The Benefits of Crafts …

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Crafts With String

How many arts and crafts projects can kids get stuck into with a length of string? The list is as long as…. a piece of string? String is versatile and cheap, you’ve probably got a length or two somewhere in the house, so don’t worry about buying expensive craft string. …

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Stained Glass Craft Projects for Kids

Glass and children are not a happy combination, so the stunning art of stained glass making is usually ignored as a suitable craft for kids. However, there are ways to make this skill child- friendly. We traditionally think of stained glass as something very beautiful we are used to seeing …

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The Art of Quilling for Kids

Quilling is the art of turning strips of paper into rolls, curls and scrolls to decorate items or as part of a clever design depicting flowers, animals, spaceships, princesses or anything you fancy. It’s actually a much simpler craft for kids to try than it looks. It is hundreds of …

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