BOOKS

bigbook_frontcoverThe Big Book of 100 Little Activities is a bumper book packed with 100 crafty things for you to do with your kids. It’s a boredum busting manual for those long rainy afternoons, or when the little ones are climbing the walls and you want to pull your hair out.  When you have no inspiration for what to do and need something quick and easy to entertain the kids. All the projects are simple and most use things you’ll already have in your cupboards. The book is divided into 8 sections so you can browse through depending on your mood: Nature lovers, Messy makes, Rainy day, Sunny day, Little Laboratory, Paint and print, Playing and performing and Dressing-up.

The Big Book of 100 Little Activities is available now to for £14.99 from GMC Publications, as well as Amazon, Waterstones & WHSmith

mini makers book little button diariesMini Makers is filled with unique crafts for you to do with your children, enabling you to create fun and educational projects that are designed to be played with, look lovely and stand the test of time. Clear step-by-step pictures guide you through each project. As well as being great fun, the crafts encourage imaginative play and are designed to develop fine motor control whilst promoting life skills such as telling the time, playing games with other children, following rules, musical awareness, rhythm, baking and reusing household items. Projects include: Magnetic cake, Pebble dominoes, Clay tea set,  felt fishing game and a simple cape.

Mini Makers: Crafty Makes to Create with Your Kids is available now to for £14.99 from GMC Publications, as well as Amazon, Waterstones & WHSmith

piratecraftbook The Pirate Craft Book is crammed full of a whole host of crafts to fill your little shipmates with glee. Containing 15 fantastic pirate-themed projects to make, The Pirate Craft Book will get kids crafting and creating in no time. All of the projects can be made from easy-to-source materials and you don’t need to be a craft pro to make any of them. As well as pirate projects to wear and essential pirate accessories, there are also pirate-themed cakes and nibbles to make and tons of ideas for a pirate party. Projects include: treasure map, eye patch, captain’s hook, Polly parrot, pirate Hat, telescope and skull & Crossbones cookies!

The Pirate Craft Book is available now for £5.99 from GMC Publications, as well as Amazon, Waterstones & WHSmith.

PrincessCraftlCvr-2The Princess Craft Book makes crafting dreams come true for anyone who loves princesses and all things sparkly and sequinned. Cut, stick, sew and paint your way into an ice princess’s world – from the skirt, gloves and crown that she wears to the castle she lives in and the puppets and snow globe that she plays with. Why not throw an ice princess-style party with the fabulous castle cake and nibbles? If your child loves the film ‘Frozen’, then they will want to make each and every project alongside you. Projects include: Heart Handbag and Charm, Secret Castle Trinket Box, Salt Dough Twinkle Wand, Winter Princess Cape, Ice Princess Tutu, Royal Theatre and Snow Queen Snow Globe.

The Princess Craft Book is available now for £6.99 from GMC Publications, as well as Amazon, Waterstones & WHSmith.

KnightCraft_Cvr-2The Knight Craft Book is perfect for aspiring knights whose dream would be to don sword, shield, helmet and gauntlets to slay a dragon. With 15 heroic and daring projects, even the most reluctant of crafters will be keen to get stuck in. With cutting, sticking, painting and cooking, you can create an exciting world of castles, catapults and crowns. The book also features ideas for throwing a medieval banquet party, with a target cake and princely nibbles, games and decor suggestions.  Projects include: Jousting Horse, Sword and Scabbard, Dragon Cape, Knight’s Helmet, Cardboard Fort and Shoebox Catapult.

The Knight Craft Book is available now for £6.99 from GMC Publications, as well as Amazon, Waterstones & WHSmith.

All the books have been tried and tested on our own Little Buttons who have seemed to enjoy helping us and playing with the things we make :-)