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Origami For Kids ">
Origami For Kids
14 Jun 2018
There are more and more origami for kids clubs popping up in our schools and children are really enjoying this ancient craft. Schools are recognising that it helps children with geometry as well as being great fun when constructing three-dimensional shapes of increasing complexity....
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How To Make Origami Bookmark Corner ">
How To Make Origami Bookmark Corner
7 Jun 2018
Origami for kids is really popular with many origami clubs popping up in schools. We will show you a step by step guide in pictures on how to make origami bookmark corners...
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Djeco ">
Djeco
30 May 2018
This April we visited Djeco at their HQ in Paris. Set behind Notre Dame it is in a beautiful location and was their original warehouse in the 1950's it is now the main office and all set around a courtyard, hidden behind big wooden doors. Welcome to the magical world of Djeco!...
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Gifts for 12 year olds + ">
Gifts for 12 year olds +
22 Nov 2017
Choosing presents for 12 year olds can be tricky, especially when X-boxes, mobiles and tablets are a constant distraction. ...
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Gifts for 8 year olds + ">
Gifts for 8 year olds +
22 Nov 2017
Children aged 8 and 12 years can follow complex sentences in written material so can follow quite advanced instructions. ...
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Toys for 4 – 5 year olds ">
Toys for 4 – 5 year olds
2 Nov 2017
These are the years of growing independence and self-confidence. Most children begin to develop self-control alongside .......
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Toys for 3 year olds ">
Toys for 3 year olds
18 Oct 2017
These really are delightful years of innocence and imaginative play. The best toys for 3 year olds are ones that give a platform for hours of pretend play......
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Toys for 2 year olds ">
Toys for 2 year olds
11 Oct 2017
There’s a lot you can do to help a two year olds development and when buying presents for 2 year old boy and girls it's worth considering these points...
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Toys for 1 year old ">
Toys for 1 year old
9 Oct 2017
Need inspiration for a 1 year old birthday gift or buying a present for a babies first Christmas? Find something just that little bit different ......
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Exploring Bugs In The Back Garden ">
Exploring Bugs In The Back Garden
29 Jun 2017
My daughter from an early age loved bugs, creepy crawlies and animals and would spend hours digging up worms and making wormeries. She also nursed injured bumble bees (yes really) and butterflies in little plastic pots until they flew away. These early curiosities have developed into a deep love of animals which i have no doubt will manifest into a career involving animals....
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Wooden Puzzles and Childrens Puzzles ">
Wooden Puzzles and Childrens Puzzles
25 Apr 2017
Wooden Puzzles and Childrens Puzzles are great fun for all ages as well as helping children’s mental and physical development. Wooden puzzles tend to be designed for the very young: babies and toddlers first puzzles are ideal for developing early stages of cognitive and physical development. At Crafts4Kids, our aim is to bring you beautifully designed and unusual jigsaws for children that appeal to children of all ages - timeless toys that make great children's gifts every time....
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How educational toys support child development ">
How educational toys support child development
25 Apr 2017
Did you know that the different types of educational toys support different areas of child development? Read on to find out more...
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Educational Toys ">
Educational Toys
25 Apr 2017
Crafts4Kids is dedicated to offering parents, grandparents, friends and relatives a wide choice of educational toys to choose as gifts for children whether for birthdays, Christmas or other special occasions or simply to play with!...
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Family Games This Christmas ">
Family Games This Christmas
25 Apr 2017
In this digital age where children are getting older and mature before their time, they are used to watching films that are generated by computers, cartoons and animated figures that move perfectly and are so realistic. Games on iPad and x-box where the action figures are so realistic you could be watching a real film. The draw of something more simple is extremely appealing to me....
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How to teach children to sew ">
How to teach children to sew
25 Apr 2017
If you love all things crafty and want to start encouraging your child enjoy making things then there are loads of ways to get them hooked at an early age with that sense of proud achievement when they make something. ...
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Clara Creates - the story behind the sewing kits ">
Clara Creates - the story behind the sewing kits
25 Apr 2017
The Clara range of Sewing Kits for Children were inspired by the childhood memories of founder Alison Capeling........
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Perseid meteor shower 2017 - how to make an evening of it with children ">
Perseid meteor shower 2017 - how to make an evening of it with children
25 Apr 2017
Hundreds of meteors will streak across the sky during August but the peak will be between the 12th and 13th. Astronomers predict there will be up to twice as many meteors as usual. ...
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Entertaining The Children This Summer ">
Entertaining The Children This Summer
24 Apr 2017
With the school summer holidays fast approaching comes the annual challenge of keeping the kids busy and entertained for several weeks - a tall order for any parent! ...
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Oskar & Ellen - The story behind the brand ">
Oskar & Ellen - The story behind the brand
24 Apr 2017
Oskar & Ellen AB is a family-run company based in Stockholm with the aim to provide an innovative and fun range of soft fabric toys to encourage a child’s imagination through role-play. They are renowned for their high quality products, individually made with unrivalled attention to detail....
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Djeco at Crafts4kids ">
Djeco at Crafts4kids
24 Apr 2017
What makes Djeco toys so special?...
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Aquarellum Painting Sets at Crafts4Kids ">
Aquarellum Painting Sets at Crafts4Kids
24 Apr 2017
French painting by numbers kits with a difference - introducing Aquarellum.......
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