Hand lettering is a visually dynamic and accessible way to add textual elements to any type of craft, from journals to mixed-media art. Some of the most accomplished artists present their favorite lettering techniques, illustrated with inspiring examples of their own work and accompanied by step-by-step instructions that kids can easily follow. No other book on the topic presents such a wide variety of original alphabets, font styles, and creative projects for young on the topic presents such a wide variety of original alphabets, font styles, and creative projects for young artists!… read more
Target was a go-to for the trendiest Christmas toys last year, and you can expect even more of the same great Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales on kids' favorite brands in 2018. From Air Hogs to Peppa Pig and PAW Patrol playsets, it won't be hard to fulfill your child's wish list with a shopping trip to Target. Last year, Nintendo and LEGO were favorite toymakers for Target shoppers, and this year the virtual toy chest is loaded with options from Baby Alive, KumiKreator, Crate Creatures and more. Have a look through our favorite Christmas toys from Target below.
Stuck scrambling for a last minute Christmas gift for a kid on your list? Check out these awesome Amazon finds under $25—and if you're a Prime member, they'll ship for free in two days. Avoid the rush and long lines at stores and order these toys online instead! Make all of their holiday dreams come true on a tight schedule with a range of awesome, affordable gifts kids will love, including educational LEGO sets, collectible Hatchimal figurines, creative Pokemon toys and more.
If you're on the hunt for the perfect ugly Christmas sweater for kids, have we got a gift for you! From dinosaurs to reindeers to the beloved Grinch, we've rounded up the weirdest, funniest holiday sweaters for babies, toddlers and big kids. Shop some of our favorite ugly finds for your little cutie below.
Moms work hard to empower their daughters with positive affirmations to teach them that girls are not only fun, fierce and fearless, but they can also achieve anything they strive for in the future. In celebration of Women's History Month and the March 8 release of Captain Marvel (starring Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, the most powerful character in the universe), we've rounded up a few of our favorite girl power gifts, including dynamic clothes, books and toys to give little superstars a power boost to shine and make the world a better place.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
There's nothing more fun than family game night. Gathering around the living room table with your brood for a board game that's competitive and exciting is such a great way to spend time as a family. But after awhile, many of those classic games can get boring. Plus, kids these days need just a bit more excitement to captivate them. That's why these special-edition games are wonderful additions to your game closet. Your kids will be so more invested as they clamor to play as their favorite character or show off their movie knowledge. From classic video game characters to modern favorites, these 10 board games will bring the laughs and create some great memories in the process.
Hooray for snow days! That brisk chill in the air signals that it's time to bundle up the kids in warm winter gear and get outdoors for some cool family fun and winter activities. Way better than riding in a one-horse open sleigh, soaring downhill on the slickest sledding equipment is guaranteed to be a blast! Easy to pack for a trip to the park, our top picks of sleds, saucers, tubes, and toboggans are great for gliding through the season. Be sure to have helmets handy to keep the little ones safe, and enjoy the ride!
Holiday toy trends for kids come and go, but there are a bunch of products on Amazon this year that we predict will remain popular for years to come. And with Black Friday deals around the corner and Cyber Monday sales hot on their heels, we expect shopping to reach peak levels earlier than ever. So get ready to stock up on the best Christmas toys now! Iconic brands like Nerf and LEGO were at the top of the list last year, but save room in your shopping cart for the latest and best new kids toys, from Fingerlings to Hatchimals to L.O.L. Surprise and more. Check out our favorite toys to buy from Amazon below.
As every parent knows, there's no such thing as a toddler who doesn't love splashing their little hands in water. With sunny, warm weather right around the corner, activity-filled water tables are a wonderful way to keep your tot entertained with super cool features that are far from watered down fun and full of benefits for your babe, including strengthening problem-solving and creative-thinking skills while encouraging creative play. We've rounded up our top picks of water tables guaranteed to be a splash hit with the kids.
Whether you want to read along with your child or gift it to a kid who's too shy to ask questions, books can be a great resource for teaching children about their changing bodies, relationships and emotions. From sexual education and child development experts, real parents and the help of real children, these are the best books about sexuality and the human body for children of all ages, from retailers like Amazon, Target and Walmart.
Now I Know My Avocados is a whimsical scavenger hunt for explorers both young and mature. This adventure encourages readers to see...k-and-find common objects that are scattered among vibrant alphabet-themed landscapes. This is an artful and unique book that challenges inquisitive minds on every page. read more
In this timeless Aesop's fable, a fox and a crow vie for a piece of bread. The crow has it, but can the fox get it? This breathtak...ingly beautiful picture book adapted by Manasi Subramaniam and by Culpeo S. Fox is an exploration of this tale. Each page stands alone like a brilliant painting; when the pages come together, they tell us the story like never before.Manasi Subramaniam is an award-winning writer of fiction and poetry.Culpeo S. Fox is an artist from Germany with a unique focus on wildlife and method art. read more
Isn't it funny How a bear likes honey? Buzz! Buzz! Buzz! I wonder why he does? The perfect introduction to Winnie-the-Pooh! Winnie...-the-Pooh goes out for a walk and encounters the "wrong sort of bees" in this, the first Winnie-the-Pooh story by A. A. Milne. This beautiful little storybook is a great way to introduce young readers to the characters in the Hundred Acre Wood. Illustrated with E H Shepard's iconic artwork, this is guaranteed to be a bedtime favourite for children aged 5 and up. Look out for the other titles in the collection: Winnie-the-Pooh: Eeyore Loses a Tail; Winnie-the-Pooh: Pooh Goes Visiting. The nation's favourite teddy bear has been delighting generations of children for 90 years. Milne's classic children's stories - featuring Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, Christopher Robin and, of course, Pooh himself - are both heart-warming and funny, teaching lessons of friendship and reflecting the power of a child's imagination like no other story before or since. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved characters such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages. A.A. Milne is quite simply one of the most famous children's authors of all time. He created Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger, Kanga and Roo based on the real nursery toys played with by his son, Christopher Robin. And those characters not only became the stars of his classic children's books, Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, and his poetry for children, they have also been adapted for film, TV and the stage. Through his writings for Punch magazine, A.A. Milne met E.H. Shepard. Shepard went on to draw the original illustrations to accompany Milne's classics, earning him the name "the ma read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we kno...w it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. read more
You're never too old to enjoy drawing with markers! Creative Marker Art and Beyond is here to provide the inspiration you'll need ...to get your markers moving again and create new works of art. Whether you love to draw snoozing cats, inquisitive horses,... read more
Basic skills and 22 projects from an expert.
Here's the perfect tool for kids to improve their drawings and enhance their creativity. This sketch book for kids with its 8.5" x... 11" size is the right size for kids to draw their own scenes or sketch their own adventure story.Grab this journal and sketch pad for kids now! read more
Metal stamping is one of the hottest trends in metal jewelry. Using purchased metal stamps and sterling silver blanks, you can per...sonalize your metal jewelry designs with words, textures, and creative designs. Lisa Niven Kelly, creator of the online... read more
Product description 30 washable fine tip markers in brilliant colors. Child-safe ventillated caps. From the Manufacturer - Artist ...Studio, Washable Fine Tip Markers, 201/30 come in a set featuring (30) bright and vivid colors. These markers are perfect... read more
Louise Mehaffey is a master with the torch, melting glass and wrapping it around a metal rod called a mandrel to create beautiful ...glass beads. In this book she provides safe and easy techniques for making beads of all shapes and sizes, with tips on settin read more
Artist's Sketchbook : Exercises and Techniques for Sketching on the Spot (Paperback) (Cathy Johnson)
Kids will learn how to make colorful kites while exploring Asian culture and history with this easy-to-follow crafts-for-kids book.... The Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands-on projects, readers will explore each art—engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form.In this volume, children will learn how to make a kite. Kite making is a unique craft—with projects that are beautiful, functional, and fun! The colorful, easy-to-follow instructions in Asian Kites will have you building—and flying—fifteen different kites from countries all across Asia, including China, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, and Korea.The full-color instructions make it easy to create these beautiful kites out of everyday materials and the resource guide in the back lists plenty of places to purchase supplies. You'll learn to build: Butterfly kite from China Cobra kite from Thailand Mini kite from Malaysia Shield kite from KoreaAn octopus kite from Japan And more! Fun to build and exciting to fly—this book brings a whole new meaning to the term "go fly a kite!" read more
Renowned contemporary sculptor Bruno Lucchesi takes a single life-size head through all the stages of rough in, modeling, refining... the surface, and finishing and texturing, enabling the reader to see exactly how he positions and models every detail.... read more
With this book, kids (and tweens) can learn to crochet accessories and toys all by themselves.Simple, easy-to-follow step-by-step ...instructions and photos show basic crochet techniques and the challenging parts of each projectThe patterns start very simple, with chains used as shoelaces, and build to relatively advanced projects such as afghans and stuffed toysFun, colorful projects will appeal to boys and girls aged 7 to 1329 projects (12 beginner, 11 intermediate, and 6 advanced) include friendship bracelets, berets and caps, embellishments for shirts and scarves, fingerless mitts, messenger bags, and more read more
As much about motivation as it is about teaching techniques, this bold and vibrant quilting resource guides readers through the st...ages of the quilting process while offering encouragement and advice. Leading readers on a personal journey, the projects det read more
This combined edition of Winter Tales and Once upon a storyÉ brings together two very distinct creative writing books for children... aged 7 and over. Winter Tales uses the themes of Winter, holidays, seasonal fun and familiar but exciting ideas to help children think and write creatively. Once upon a storyÉ uses magical and fantastical ideas and imagery to encourage children to create their own stories about lands full of witches and wizards, goblins and giants, and everything else you might find in a fairy-tale. Both Winter Tales and Once upon a storyÉ have been published separately, as part of the Creative Writing for Kids series. They follow on naturally from the first two volumes in this series but can be worked on without first completing the other volumes. read more
Are you looking for the perfect guide to teach your child to sew? Look no further! Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Sewing st...arts with the absolute basics about stitching, beginning with simple hand sewing, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are sewing safely and confidently at a sewing machine. Founders of The Sewing Tree, Janith Bergeron and Christine Ecker will guide you and your children through creative and fun sewing projects. With over 200 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood by grade-school kids, you're going to be creating crafty sewing projects with your child in no time! Each project lists the sewing skills that will be exercised in making it and projects are rated for difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination. Your children will learn to sew by making simple projects and building skills by practicing the essentials, and this book provides a sound foundation for a lifetime of sewing enjoyment. read more
Make and decorate 3D letters of the alphabet with Small World Creative Artistic Fun A-Z. Each letter features a related object, to... reinforce the sound the letter makes. All you have to do is mix up the plaster of Paris and pour it into the molds. When the plaster has set, paint the letters any way you want, attach the magnets and you can move them around the fridge to form words. The set includes 2 letter trays, plaster of Paris, scoop, spoon, 8 paint pots, paintbrush, and sandpaper, plus peel and stick magnets. Each letter measures approximately 1.75''. For children age 5 and up. Small World Creative offers a huge selection of projects appealing to boys and girls of all ages. All supplies and complete instructions are included with every kit. Small World Toys has been a leading toy manufacturer for 50 years. We believe that play is an integral and necessary part of a child's development and education. At Small World Toys, we are committed to developing fun, innovative, high quality products for children of all ages. read more
This highly practical guide to wrestling begins with a brief history of the sport that traces its origins to ancient Egypt, Greece..., and Rome. Its account of the modern history of the sport and how it came to the United States is no less fascinating. The rules of wrestling are explained, including legal and illegal holds, and the most influential wrestlers are profiled. All the information that young athletes need in order to participate effectively in the sport is here, including nutrition, how to prepare your body for the rigors of the sport, and where to go for training. read more
Ballpoint Art Pack : Creative Techniques and Explorations for Drawing with an Everyday Pen (Paperback)
Creativity for Kids Fashion Braclets Arts & Crafts. A high quality, authentic product from Creativity for Kids. A fantastic find! ...This Arts & Crafts will provide hours of great fun. read more
Nearly 100 ft of TOOBY LOOPS in 8 colors and 2 sizes*35 CHENILLE STEMS in assorted colors, Craft Scissors*35 Plastic PONY BEADS in... assorted colors, 6 Giant RHINESTONES*2 Big selfadhesive backed ELASTICS, Glue Dots, Craft Glue, Clear thread*2 Bracelet... read more
This show-all romp through design-world darling Jessica Hische's sketchbook reveals the creative and technical process behind maki...ng award-winning hand lettering. See everything, from Hische's rough sketches to her polished finals for major clients such as Wes Anderson, NPR, and Starbucks. The result is a well of inspiration and brass tacks information for designers who want to sketch distinctive letterforms and hone their skills. With more than 250 images and metallic silver ink printed throughout to represent her penciled sketches, this highly visual book is an essential--and entirely enjoyable--resource for those who practice or simply appreciate the art of hand lettering. read more
Create Your Own Story Book / Blank Book for Kids to Write and Draw StoriesMakes a fantastic gift for for creative kids that love t...o write and draw!Now you can write, draw, and create your very own stories in the awesome blank story book for kids! Make your favorite characters come to life in your very own fairy tales. This book is perfect for kids' projects, creative learning, and tons of other imaginative uses! Each page has 5 spacious lines for writing your story and a large box for illustrating and coloring your story. You get to be the creator of your very own adventures, fairy tales, and fables. With this handy book, you can make all of your best ideas come to life on paper.Large, 8.5 x 11 inchesSpacious box for illustrations5 lines per page for your story100 pages on white paperDo-it-yourself custom table of contentsCreative writing allows children to explore their own thoughts, ideas, and topics in a safe way without the worry of what others think. Creative writing is great for expressing thoughts and feelings about anything on your mind. It is also excellent for enhancing creativity! Young writers can build confidence with writing and illustrating.Creating your own stories and cartoons is lots of fun. If you enjoying doodling and drawing, you can create your own "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" style book and show it off to your friends and family. With plenty of pages and a table of contents, you can create multiple stories in this awesome blank story book!Makes the Perfect Gift for Any OccasionBirthdaysParties and sleepoversHolidays and celebrationsSchool eventsCreative writing and learningScroll up and click buy to start creating your own story book today! read more
Are you looking for the perfect bead-making guide to make amazing projects with children? Look no further! Creative Kids Complete ...Photo Guide to Bead Crafts starts with the absolute basics about bead crafting, beginning with bead types, then gradually introduces skills and techniques until kids are creating fantastic projects like bubble wands, bug sculptures, and belts! Amy Kopperude, author of Bead Bugs, will guide you and your children through projects. With over 300 photos and clear, concise instructions in language easily understood by grade-school kids, you're going to be creating crafty beaded projects with your child in no time! From zipper pulls and keychains to wind chimes and backpack clips, each project lists the skills that are needed, and projects are rated by difficulty, so kids can learn and grow as they develop dexterity and coordination. Your children will learn to craft beaded creations by making simple projects and building skills by practicing the essentials. Creative Kids Complete Photo Guide to Bead Crafts provides a sound foundation for a lifetime of creative enjoyment. read more