Whether it's a long weekend or the typical end to the working week, finding things to do with yourself can be hard enough, let alone managing to find ways to keep curious little minds occupied. Here are a few nifty craft ideas for kids to keep them busy, allowing you to participate or take some much needed 'you' time...
Diamond Dotz bead craft
These are a great craft project for the kids and come in heaps of colourful and fun designs the kids will love. Diamond Dotz is a phenomenal new craft involving the creation of beautiful designs using Diamond Embroidery facet art kits which produce a stunning shimmery effect.
The all inclusive diamond facet art kit comes with everything listed below and is 11 X 14 inches with a fabric size-13.8 X 16.9 inches
- High Quality Color Printed Fabric
- Diamond Dotz Pre-sorted by shade
- Diamond Dotz Stylus, Craft Tray & Wax Caddy
- Complete Instructions
Cross stitch world map
Everyone loves travelling in one way or another, and planting those seeds of love in young minds is a great way to go about making them intrepid young things themselves! Show them the world and teach them about city after city as you go, cross-stitching your travels and creating your own handmade version of the globe.
This cross stitch world map comes with: Pine wood frame 11 count polyester canvas map 4 colours of embroidery thread 2 embroidery needlesMaterial: Pine wood, polyester Dimensions: 59.2cm x 44cm x 1.8cm.
Hook, knit and love your way through winter
Woollen and cuddly, this throw rug can be made with the little ones to teach them the art of knitting or crocheting and the best bit? Well, you get to snuggle up with them to watch a movie, play your favourite games or just enjoy each other's company in winter. What could be better?
Each Kit includes:
- 100% Australian Wool - 34 Cleckheaton Country 8 ply 50g balls
- Yarn needle
- 15mm crochet hook and 15mm knitting needles
- 6-page instruction leaflet for both knitting and crochet patterns
- Knit Rectangle: 125 x 120cm (plus fringe)
- Crochet Rectangle: 127 x 137cm (plus fringe)