Category: Handcrafts

Sort

Showing 41-60 of 74

Image for <B>Paper Folding with Children </B><I> Fun and Easy Origami Projects</I>

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 th... View more info

Image for <B>Magic Wool </B><I> Creative Pictures and Tableaux with Natural Sheep's Wool</I>

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, inc... View more info

Image for <B>African and Caribbean Celebrations: Celebrating Customs and Traditions </B><I> Celebrating Customs and Traditions</I>

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 br... View more info

Image for <B>Earth, Water, Fire and Air </B><I> Playful Explorations in the Four Elements</I>

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,... View more info

Image for <B>Easter in Autumn </B><I> </I>

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

Image for <B>Advent and Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere </B><I> </I>

Advent and Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere

By: LEENMAN, COLLETTE

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Libran Press:

Seller ID: 4092

ISBN: 0473158264


Finding meaningful ways of celebrating Advent and Christmas in late spring and summer is the focus of this book. The emphasis is on using natural materials and trying to avoid the materialism which threatens to overwhelm the Christmas festival. The aim of the book is to encourage your creativity to provide a celebration which is appropriate for the Southern Hemisphere and for your own particular situation. includes colour photographs plus both coloured and black and whit... View more info

Image for <B>Nature Corner, The: Celebrating the Year`s Cycle with Seasonal Tableaux </B><I> Celebrating the Year's Cycle with Seasonal Tableaux</I>

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. E... View more info

Image for <B>Knit Together, Share Together </B><I> Simple Knitting for All the Family</I>

Knit Together, Share Together Simple Knitting for All the Family

By: MARJA DE HAAN

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 14397

ISBN: 1782503242


Knitting can bring generations together. This practical and beautifully illustrated book, which contains step-by-step knitting instructions and patterns, was inspired by a granddaughter knitting a simple doll’s sweater, her grandmother knitting the doll itself, and the girl’s mother knitting a matching sweater for her daughter.   Even young children can learn to knit the basic stitches, and this book features projects suitable for every age and ... View more info

Image for <B>16 ply wool Red Brown  250gm skein </B><I> </I>

16 ply wool Red Brown 250gm skein

By: MERCURIUS

Price: $29.50

Seller ID: 13319


[When referring to this item please quote our ID 13319] View more info

Image for <B>Rose Windows and How To Make Them: Coloured Tissue Paper Crafts </B><I> Coloured Tissue Paper Crafts</I>

Rose Windows and How To Make Them: Coloured Tissue Paper Crafts Coloured Tissue Paper Crafts

By: MEYERBROEKER, HELGA, LAWSON, POLLY

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1994

Seller ID: 598

ISBN: 0863151965


colour illustrations One of the glories of the medieval cathedrals was the rich display of colour and light in their great stained glass rose windows. Following the same patterns but using simple materials, this book shows how you can make decorative transparencies to hang in a window at home or in school. The author gives step-by-step instructions on how to build up a design out of flower and star shapes, or snowflake and crystal motifs. She describes how to make ... View more info

Image for <B>Transparent Window Scenes Through the Year </B><I> </I>

Transparent Window Scenes Through the Year

By: MICHAELA KRONSHAGE AND SYLVIA SCHWARTZ

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14398

ISBN: 1782503250


Beautiful tissue-paper window scenes are a lovely way to bring colour and light into a home or classroom. This book has full instructions and templates for making a range of striking window transparencies that capture the mood of the seasons: yellow daffodils for spring, a red sailing boat for summer, orange leaves in autumn, a blue sled for snowy winter. Children will love seeing the transformation when colours are layered and the light falls through them. The... View more info

Image for <B>Making Picture Books with Movable Figures </B><I> </I>

Making Picture Books with Movable Figures

By: MULLER BRUNHILD

Price: $29.90

Publisher: Fair Oaks, CA, Rudolf Steiner College Press: 2008

Seller ID: 8020

ISBN: 0945803907


Mrs. Muller shows in detail how to make picture books with inserted figures that can be moved with paper tabs. There are suggestions for choosing the book's content as well as step by step instructions for drawing the pictures and assembling the finished book. Children not only enjoy playing with such books but also making them. In notes at the end are included Rudolf Steiner's comments on the educational value of this kind of book. Brunhild Muller founded the first ... View more info

Image for <B>Creative Wool </B><I> Making Woollen Crafts with Children</I>

Creative Wool Making Woollen Crafts with Children

By: NEUSCHUTZ, KARIN, BEARD, SUSAN

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 12526

ISBN: 0863158005


colour illustrations This lively full-colour illustrated craft book shows how to make a range of handicrafts from fleece and yarn, including toys, friendship bracelets and braids, balls, pompoms, dolls, dolls' clothes and animals. With clear diagrams and step-by-step instructions, the book starts by introducing children to basic methods of spinning yarn, crocheting, knitting and felting. There is a broad range of projects for children of all ages to complete, worki... View more info

Image for <B>Sewing Dolls </B><I> </I>

Sewing Dolls

By: NEUSCHUTZ, KARIN, BEARD, SUSAN

Price: $32.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Seller ID: 968

ISBN: 086315719X


colour illustrations Adults and children alike will love making and playing with these dolls, which are all made from natural materials. Patterns are provided for a range of dolls: small dolls for the littlest child, baby dolls, larger dolls to dress up, knitted dolls and dolls with move able arms and legs. With different hairstyles and clothing options, the dolls can be varied endlessly. The book contains all the necessary patterns and detailed instructions, and i... View more info

Image for <B>Making Woodland Crafts </B><I> Using Green Sticks, Rods, Poles, Beads and String</I>

Making Woodland Crafts Using Green Sticks, Rods, Poles, Beads and String

By: PATRICK HARRISON

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 14858

ISBN: 1907359842


Through a series of visually stunning hand-drawn illustrations, Making Woodland Crafts guides the reader on a productive journey through the woods. It provides the basic knowledge and skills to complete a range of both simple and more advanced craft projects, from functional structures to creative outdoor play forms. You will learn to choose and work your wood effectively, use simple tools, tie knots and develop your own designs. Projects include building masks and puppe... View more info

Image for <B>Earthwise </B><I> Environmental Crafts and Activities with Young Children</I>

Earthwise Environmental Crafts and Activities with Young Children

By: PETRASH, CAROL

Price: $33.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1992

Seller ID: 581

ISBN: 0863151582


80 illustrations Earthwise is full of practical ideas for nature crafts and seasonal activities to encourage young children to be aware of their environment. The activities are carefully written and beautifully illustrated, and will encourage children to develop a respect for nature, the earth and all living creatures. Children will learn about their dependence on the earth's produce (by taking stalks of wheat and turning them into bread-flour); how to create and n... View more info

Image for <B>Felt Farm, A </B><I> </I>

Felt Farm, A

By: REINHARD, ROTRAUD, CARDWELL, ANNA

Price: $33.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 1026

ISBN: 0863157890


colour illustrations This craft book contains step-by-step instructions and beautiful colour photographs showing how to make an entire farm: with a range of felted animals, people and tools, as well as the farmyard itself. The second part of the book is a lovely illustrated story. It uses the characters, animals and settings from the first part to tell the story of a fun-filled day on a farm. You may choose to just make a couple of animals to supplement an existing... View more info

Image for <B>Making the Children's Year </B><I> Seasonal Waldorf Crafts with Children</I>

Making the Children's Year Seasonal Waldorf Crafts with Children

By: ROWLING, MARIJE

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 14825

ISBN: 1907359699


Thirty years since its original publication, The Children's Year has been a much-loved book that has never been out of print. Now titled Making the Children’s Year, with color illustrations and new projects that bring it up to date, it will appeal to a new generation of families keen to engage children in creative play, the seasons, and the joy of handcrafting. Marije Rowling revisits the book she originally coauthored with two friends, bringing new inspir... View more info

Image for <B>Magic Wool Fruit Children </B><I> </I>

Magic Wool Fruit Children

By: SCHAFER, CHRISTINE

Price: $29.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2013

Seller ID: 12527

ISBN: 0863159508


180 colour illustrations Unspun sheep's wool, also known as magic wool, is the perfect material to craft an enchanting collection of miniature fruit children, which can be enjoyed by adults and children alike and are perfect for a nature corner or seasonal table. Christine Schafer, author of Magic Wool Fairies, includes detailed instructions on how to create fruits for every season -- berries, acorns, apples, plums, mandarins, toadstools, pumpkins -- and delightful... View more info

Image for <B>Magic Wool Mermaids, Fairies and Nymphs through the Seasons </B><I> </I>

Magic Wool Mermaids, Fairies and Nymphs through the Seasons

By: SCHAFER, CHRISTINE

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 13960

ISBN: 1782500383


Unspun sheep's wool—magic wool—is a soft, vibrant material, perfect for making fairies and characters to suit every season. Inspired by ancient tales, myths and festivals, Christine Schäfer gives detailed instructions for a range of wonderful seasonal projects. From fluffy Easter bunnies through to shimmering mermaids and magnificent King Winter, this book will spark your imagination and kick-start your creativity. The book includes st... View more info