I wish I was a crafty mom, but the truth is, I just am not. Now, if you give me the materials, easy to follow directions, and basically everything I need to create something – I am all over it. I know there are other parents like this out there, so I put together a collection of easy project kits and books that every not so crafty parent can benefit from. All items listed were personally tested by myself and/or my daughters. We had a blast with all of these items – and you and your kids are sure to as well! This article contains affiliate links.
Create these adorable Disney Zootopia crochet models to add to your collection or share with friends. The kit contains all the materials you need to make Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde: yarn, a crochet hook, needle and thread, stuffing, felt, and safety eyes. Step-by-step directions accompanied by color photos make the instructions for all twelve models easy to follow. These cute and cuddly characters will keep you from going savage!
Marvel Universe Felt
Stitch together 10 of the world’s mightiest, most adorable superheroes to save your crafting space! The 48-page instruction book has step-by-step directions and color photos to help you bring these characters to life. Die-cut templates, felt, stuffing, embroidery floss, and a needle are all included so you can make Iron Man, Black Widow, Captain America, and seven other champions of justice. Dive into the Marvel Universe with these fun, collectible characters!
Star Wars Crochet
An out-of-this-world crochet adventure, the Star Wars Crochet kit offers a fun and interactive experience by including a full-color paperback book with step-by-step instructions for crocheting Star Wars’ most memorable characters, plus yarn, a crochet hook, a needle, stuffing, and safety eyes. With instructions for twelve different characters and enough materials for two complete projects — Yoda and a stormtrooper — your crochet collection can also soon include Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Princess Leia, Jabba the Hutt, and many other favorites. Use the force of crafting to create this amazing cast of characters with Star Wars Crochet.
Star Wars Even More Crochet
Continue your interstellar yarn adventure with Star Wars Even More Crochet! With instructions for twelve different characters and enough materials for two complete projects—BB-8 and a Jawa—your crochet collection can soon include Obi-Wan Kenobi, Lando Calrissian, Rey, Finn, and many other favorites. This kit offers hours of crafting entertainment with out-of-this-world results!
Where’s Kitty? Dot-to-Dot
From Rio to Paris, Kitty shows up in some unlikely places! These thirty puzzles will keep your tail twitching with more than 500 dots to join on each page. Find out if Kitty is stretching her legs on the Great Wall of China, passing the time in the shadows of Big Ben’s clock tower, or enjoying a lazy afternoon in the sun at the Taj Mahal. Connecting the dots to find Kitty can improve concentration, increase hand-eye coordination, and will provide hours of fun for all ages.
Guardians of the Galaxy 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book
Join your favorite band of interstellar heroes on a thrilling adventure from best-selling dot-to-dot artist Thomas Pavitte. Featuring 20 complex puzzles to complete, each consisting of at least 1,000 dots, this book will bring hours of fun to fans of Rocket, Groot, Star-Lord, and the rest of the team. Marvel fans will have a blast bringing the Guardians and their foes to life!
Marvel Spider-Man 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book
Join your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man and all your favorite comic characters on a new adventure from best-selling dot-to-dot artist Thomas Pavitte. With 20 complex puzzles to complete, each consisting of at least 1,000 dots, Marvel fans will have hours of fun bringing Spidey and his friends, allies, and most villainous foes to life.
Mom and Me: An Art Journal to Share
This full-color art journal for moms and kids to color and draw together in is designed to be a sharing experience. Mom and child can write each other letters, draw what scares them, imagine what they want to be when they are grown up, color a scene using only one favorite color, whatever their imaginations lead them to!
Mom and Me: An Art Journal to Share is filled with fun hand-lettering and artwork from Bethany Robertson along with creative prompts from licensed art therapist Lacy Mucklow.
Stick It To ‘Em
Stick it to ‘Em is your invitation to play as you create customized stickers with sass! With just a hint of silly irreverence, this guide includes a list of colorful art tools in addition to easy drawing and lettering techniques and step-by-step tutorials, all designed to get your cheeky creativity flowing. You’ll then be treated to more than 35 pages of stickers, including a selection of fully designed styles to use any way you like, a variety of stickers to color in, and blank stickers to create your own. Filled with tons of puns, wit, and wisecracks, Stick it to ‘Em is your answer to getting through each day with humor and fun.
Hand Lettering A to Z
Your hand lettering contains a little bit of you! It expresses what you have to say, and demonstrates your creativity in all your communications. In Hand Lettering A to Z, artist and author Abbey Sy has invited four international artists–Meg Hyland, Joao Neves, Tessa Go, and Lisa Lorek–to join her in designing all new alphabets for you to draw and use in many different languages.
You don’t have to be a trained artist to master the art of hand lettering. These alphabets are for every skill level, and will suits any taste: colorful, or black and white, classic or just plain fun. It’s all about getting creative with the twenty-six letters and a little bit of you.