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Crafts Through the Year

By: BERGER, THOMAS, BERGER, PETRA

Price: $38.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 12135

ISBN: 0863158285


colour illustrations Making homemade toys and decorations is an excellent way for children to become involved in the celebration of festivals throughout the year. This comprehensive book includes crafts for children to make, either at home or school. Detailed instructions, diagrams and colour photographs on making a range of seasonal items are given: from decorated eggs and pompom, straw and origami animals, to autumn garlands, lanterns, festive wreaths and paper window stars. Packed with enjoyable projects, this is the perfect resource for both parents and teachers. This is a compilatio... View more info

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Gnome Craft Book, The

By: BERGER, THOMAS, BERGER, PETRA

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2010

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 970

ISBN: 0863157211


colour illustrations and photographs throughout Gnome crafts offer a wealth of possibilities for activities with children, appealing to their imagination in a vivid and entertaining way. Thomas and Petra Berger show how to make gnomes out of walnuts, twigs, wool and paper, as well as from a variety of other media. There are plenty of different types of gnome to keep children amused for hours. Any of the characters in the book would be at home on a seasonal nature table. It includes instructions for making Astrid Lindgren's classic gnome the Tomten. [When referring to this item plea... View more info

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Making Peg Dolls and More Toys Which Spin, Fly and Bring Sweet Dreams

By: BLOOM, MARGARET

Price: $49.99

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 13705

ISBN: 1907359362


Based on the success of her first book, Making Peg Dolls, Margaret Bloom’s new book introduces us to a new range of projects to keep little (as well as the not-so-little) hands busy. From simple peg doll necklaces, moving mobiles and fantastical flying creatures, to pin cushions, herbal dream pillows and nature gathering bags, this series of delightful craft projects, will bring together and inspire all the family in the act of making as well as playing and living creatively. • Follow up to the author’s first book, Making Peg Dolls, and a perfect companion to her pop... View more info

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Baking Bread with Children

By: COHEN, WARREN LEE, ROWLING, MARIJE

Price: $40.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 2008

Seller ID: 2114

ISBN: 1903458609


Illustrations Here is an invitation to share the magic of baking bread with children of all ages and everything you need to get started: bread basics for beginners, a variety of delicious recipes, and a rich store of multicultural stories, songs and blessings to enliven the whole experience.This book covers: food; baking; festivals; and children.It is suitable for families; child carers; early years educators; kindergartens; schools; and after-school clubs.It contains reviews and features from parenting, education, and food magazines; national, regional and local newspapers; and ongoing ... View more info

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All Year Round A Calendar of Celebrations

By: DRUITT, ANN, FYNES-CLINTON, CHRISTINE, ROWLING, MARYE

Price: $43.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 1995

Seller ID: 2010

ISBN: 1869890477


illustrations Full of seasonal stories, activities, crafts, poems and recipes, this book offers a guide to celebrating festivals throughout the seasons. A sequel to "The Children's Year", the book arises from the festivals workshops run by the authors at the annual Lifeways Conference at Emerson College. This book encourages both adults and children to explore forgotten corners of the educational curriculum and develop and adapt the various festivals to fit their own family traditions. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 2010] View more info

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Weaving with Children

By: FISCHER, UTE

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Floris Books: 2013

Seller ID: 12960

ISBN: 1782500197


Weaving is a creative and practical art that's great fun for all ages and abilities. This original book shows you how to weave a wonderful variety of objects -- special jewellery, a pretty bag, juggling balls, a snug scarf and even a scary spider in its web. Some of the items have handy everyday uses -- a phone pocket, a mug warmer and a coin purse -- and some are just great fun -- fairyland mushrooms, a dreamcatcher and an Easter hen. Each enjoyable project is accompanied by easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and colour photos showing children how to weave with a va... View more info

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Festivals Together: A Guide to Multicultural Celebration A Guide to Multi-cultural Celebration

By: FITZJOHN, SUE, WESTON, MINDA, LARGE, JUDY

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: 2009

ISBN: 1869890469


illustrations A resource guide for celebration, and for observing special days, according to traditions based on many cultures, this book brings together the experience, sharing and activities of individuals from a multi-faith community - Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh. It draws on backgrounds as diverse as North and West Africa, the Caribbean, China, India, Ireland, Japan, New England, the Philippines and more. Its unifying thread is our need for meaning, for continuity and for joy. Here are stories, songs, crafts, activities and recipes for sharing throughout the s... View more info

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Knitting Fork single

By: GLUCKSKAFER

Price: $12.90

Seller ID: 10201


This charming Knitting Fork is based on a Viking tool known as the Lucet. Vikings used it to make rope. You can use yours just like the Vikings to make a lovely thick woollen rope. Instructions included. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10201] View more info

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First Book of Knitting for Children, A

By: GOSSE, BONNIE, ALLERTON, JILL

Price: $28.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Wynstones Press: 2004

Seller ID: 7790

ISBN: 0946206554


94ill. This is a knitting book with a difference. Rhymes and photos show in detail the basic steps of knitting. A thorough introduction to knit stitch and purl stitch is followed by simple, enticing patterns for animals. The patterns are easy and exciting to make and the completed projects are fun to play with. Although written for children, this book is a valuable resource for adults. Handwork teachers, parents and grown-ups wishing to learn how to knit will find that the simple to follow instructions, the interesting patterns and the artistic photographs make this book a must for their... View more info

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Knitting for Children A Second Book

By: GOSSE, BONNIE, ALLERTON, JILL

Price: $33.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Wynstones Press: 2002

Seller ID: 7802

ISBN: 0946206538


92ill.(23col.). Working upon the success of A First Book of Knitting for Children, in this second book, the authors bring many new skills and a further variety of patterns for both children and adults to make. Each pattern is given with clear instructions and illustrated by artistic photographs. Recommended for all ages! [When referring to this item please quote our ID 7802] View more info

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Knitted Animals

By: GRIGAFF, ANNE-DORTHE, JACOBSEN, BJARNI B.

Price: $38.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: 2119

ISBN: 1903458684


col. Illustrations This enchanting book provides instructions for making more than twenty different knitted animals, including a mother duck and ducklings; a family of rooster, hen, and chicks; a shaggy brown bear; lambs; teddy bears; cat and kittens; dog; squirrel; goose; rabbit; horse; fox; pig and piglets; hedgehog; and mice. These projects are suitable for anyone with basic knitting skills, even children and beginning knitters. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 2119] View more info

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Magical Window Stars

By: GUERET, FREDERIQUE, CARDWELL, ANNA

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2005

Seller ID: 797

ISBN: 0863154948


75 colour photographs Using special paper-folding techniques, coloured tissue paper can be transformed into magical window stars, suitable for any season. This book contains step-by-step instructions for making 25 window stars. Each design is graded for difficulty, to allow the beginner to progress easily and confidently. Frederique Gueret also shows how the stars can be painted with additional colour accents which, when the light shines through in a certain way, create a dazzling veined effect. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 797] View more info

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Toy Making Simple Playthings to Make for Children

By: GUN LEE BLUE

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 15174

ISBN: 1936849380


All adults can make toys, the simpler the better, and less “perfect” is even better! It is the love and attention that went into the making of the toy that really stand the test of time. By paying attention to the color, texture, smell, and shape of something, one enables the young child to create an inner picture, and imaginative play will flow forth. —from the Foreword by Leslie Burchell-Fox. In this simple and straightforward book of projects, author Gun Lee Blue encourages adults to take up the joyful task of making toys for the children in their lives. Using a ... View more info

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Paper Folding with Children Fun and Easy Origami Projects

By: HOERNECKE, ALICE, CARDWELL, ANNA, TRANS

Price: $22.99

Seller ID: 13773

ISBN: 1782501746


Paper folding, or origami, is a creative and easy-to-learn craft that’s great fun for all ages and abilities. This book demonstrates 26 fun and imaginative projects, each with straightforward diagrams and tips that will guide the reader from start to finish. Children can learn to make all sorts of figures from foxes to flying spaceships and from birds to floating boats. They can race jumping frogs, send gifts in a treasure box and amaze friends with the magic purse trick - all just using paper and imagination. Activities are graded by difficulty level from ‘st... View more info

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Magic Wool Creative Pictures and Tableaux with Natural Sheep's Wool

By: JAFFKE, FREYA, SCHMIDT, DAGMAR, MACLEAN, DONALD

Price: $23.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 12523

ISBN: 0863158293


colour illustrations Activities with unspun sheep's wool, also known as magic wool, offer a wide range of creative possibilities for both children and adults. In this book Dagmar Schmidt and Freya Jaffke combine their talents and experience, and show how to create beautiful pictures, as well as table-top scenes featuring figures and animals. They explain the process of carding and dyeing unspun wool to make 'magic wool'. They focus on making pictures with wool, including scenes from several well-known fairy tales and festivals, before showing how to make simple dolls and animals, buildin... View more info

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African and Caribbean Celebrations: Celebrating Customs and Traditions Celebrating Customs and Traditions

By: JOHNSON, GAIL, GLANVILLE, CAROLINE

Price: $39.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 2007

Seller ID: 2081

ISBN: 1903458005


Illustrations This work is a wonderful introduction to the rich and varied festival traditions of the African diaspora. African-Caribbean Celebrations follows Hawthorn Press' successful formula of blending information with practical activities so that the reader can engage creatively with the subject. Here, you will find the history and traditions of Junkonnu, Carnival, Crop Over and the other key events of the festival calendar, all beautifully illustrated, and brought to life with stories, songs, games, recipes, crafts, and activities. It features articles and reviews in parenting, edu... View more info

Felt hand dyed pure wool 20 x 30cm

By: KIRRILEE HEARTMAN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: LittleFeltRainbows:

Seller ID: 15040


100% wool [When referring to this item please quote our ID 15040] View more info

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Earth, Water, Fire and Air Playful Explorations in the Four Elements

By: KRAUL, WALTER, MACLEAN, DONALD

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2010

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 1010

ISBN: 0863157688


colour illustrations throughout This book encourages children's interest in the natural world, showing a broad range of activities, games and toys to make that involve one of the four elements: earth, water, fire or air. The projects also introduce children to basic scientific principles -- such as gravity, momentum and light refraction -- in fun and creative ways. Full instructions and diagrams are provided for making projects such as a waterwheel, paddle-steamer, propeller plane, parachute, windmill, simple pendulum clock, spinning tops, hot-air balloon and much more. Some are simple e... View more info

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Easter in Autumn

By: LEENMAN, COLLETTE

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Libran Press: 2007

Seller ID: 10510

ISBN: 0473124602


photographs, colour and b&w drawings Contains creative ideas of how to spend Easter with children in Autumn. The emphasis is on using natural materials from the local environment. It contains information about Easter, stories, verse and activities. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10510] View more info

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Nature Corner, The: Celebrating the Year`s Cycle with Seasonal Tableaux Celebrating the Year's Cycle with Seasonal Tableaux

By: LEEUWEN, M., MOESKOPS, J.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 685

ISBN: 0863156460


Colour illustrations Seasonal nature tables are an invaluable way of making young children aware of the changing cycle of the year. With simple materials, and basic knitting and crocheting skills, a series of colourful and effective tableaux can be made at home or in school for depicting the seasons and major festivals. Instructions and diagrams are provided for making the figures and objects, along with basic tips for setting up the table and involving children. Each of the eleven tableaux is illustrated in full colour. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 685] View more info