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The Grown-Up's Guide to Crafting with Kids

25+ fun and easy craft projects to inspire you and the little ones in your life

Vicki Manning



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Walter Foster Publishing
02 June 2020
Painting & paintings; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Children's & Educational
The ideal follow-up to the much-buzzed-about The Grown-Ups Guide to Making Art with Kids,The Grown-Ups Guide to Crafting with Kids features more tactile projects that will improve kids' fine motor and visual processing skills, in addition to strengthening their focus and memory. Plus, crafting is super fun! The book follows the same format as the first in the Grown-Ups Guide series, consisting of multiple creative prompts, exercises, and step-by-step crafting projects that children and adults can do together. Author Vicki Manning, who runs a popular Instagram account where she regularly posts craft projects that shes done with her own kids, The Grown-Up's Guide to Crafting with Kids appeals to parents, caregivers, grandparents, teachers, and anyone else who wants to spend creative time with the kids in their lives. Kids will love working with adults to make crafts, which include: * Clay robots * Pom-pom ice-cream cones * Sun printing * Treasure boxes * Wax-resist bookmarks * And much more Chapters on tools and materials, sourcing materials around the home and outside, and suggestions for engagement and craft-making are included as well. With fun, colourful, and appealing artwork and projects; easy-to-follow instructions; and crafts made from accessible, affordable, and popular materials, The Grown-Up's Guide to Crafting with Kids will quickly become an essential book for families, preschool and elementary schools, art classes, and more.
By:   Vicki Manning
Imprint:   Walter Foster Publishing
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 216mm, 
ISBN:   9781633228603
ISBN 10:   1633228606
Series:   Grown-Up's Guide
Pages:   128
Publication Date:   02 June 2020
Recommended Age:   From 4 to 99 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction Getting Started Tools & Materials Prompts & Projects Sourcing Materials: Nature Marbled Rock Photo Holders Stick Wands Sun-Printed Banner Rainbow Leaf Garland Sourcing Materials: Around the Home Clay Robots Clothespin Butterfly Jellyfish Suncatcher Sourcing Materials: Recycling Magazine Plant Pots Treasure Box Papier-MAche Rocket Sourcing Materials: Textiles No-Sew Felt Flowers Pom-Poms Pom-Pom Ice-Cream Cones Tape-Resist Bookmarks About the Author

Vicki Manning lives with her husband and three boys in rural Oxfordshire, England. She has always had a passion for crafting and loves spending her spare time coming up with fun and engaging activities for her children. Vicki runs the popular Instagram account @howweplayandlearn, where she posts daily crafting activities for kids and adults to do together.

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