Mini Makers: Cardboard Telescopes

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These easy cardboard telescopes are extendable don’t you know! We made them for Hobbycraft and thought we would share them with you as our children totally loved making and playing with them. Okay, so they didn’t make these exact ones, they made much less pretty versions whilst us mummies sat happily next to them and made our own. Sorry kids, yours didn’t make the cut. Maybe next time.

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Our New Book – The Space Craft Book

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5…4…3…2…1… BLAST OFF! Today marks the start of World Space Week so there was no better time to announce the launch of our latest craft book, which is out today. Containing 15 space-themed projects to make, The Space Craft book is crammed full of ideas for creating the ultimate out-of-this-world look, including space boots, a rocket pencil case, astronaut helmet and complete alien costume. As well as the crafts, we also give details on how to throw the ultimate space party, with food ideas, decorations, games and even a super simple moon cake.

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Kids Project: Cardboard Tube Rocket

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5…4…3…2…1… Blast Off! This project is a really good boredom buster for a wet sunday, a little rocket to launch your little space people into galactica! Hope over to the Hobbycraft Blog to see how to make it, complete with video tutorial!