Crafts & Activities

Our large Crafts & Activities collection features books on felting, using magic wool, creating seasonal crafts and outdoor activities. Our craft books, for both adults and children, have an emphasis on the natural environment and traditional crafts.

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Autumn and Winter Activities Come Rain or Shine: Seasonal Crafts and Games for Children

Autumn and Winter Activities Come Rain or Shine: Seasonal Crafts and Games for Children

Edited by Stefanie Pfister; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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A practical and brightly illustrated book packed with indoor and outdoor craft... Read more

Autumn and Winter Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens

Autumn and Winter Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens

Irmgard Kutsch and Brigitte Walden; Translated by Jane Helmchen
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A wonderful resource book for any Waldorf or Waldorf-inspired kindergarten. It is full of engagi... Read more

Bare Hand Crafting: Two Hands, No Needles!

Bare Hand Crafting: Two Hands, No Needles!

Aleshanee Akin; Illustrated by Elizabeth Auer
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An inspiring how-to handbook of felting, crochet, 3D knitting and embroidery projects – all without using any needles!... Read more

Bare Hand Knitting: Tool-Free Knitting at its Finest

Bare Hand Knitting: Tool-Free Knitting at its Finest

Aleshanee Akin; Illustrated by Elizabeth Auer
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An inspiring book of hand knitting techniques and projects suitable for children.... Read more

A magnificent survey of over 85 games played by children, largely out ... Read more

The Children's Party Book: For Birthdays and Other Occasions

The Children's Party Book: For Birthdays and Other Occasions

Anne and Peter Thomas; Illustrated by Anjo Mutsaars
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The invaluable guide for parents for planning and executing the perfect children's party. Contains 240 games ... Read more

The Connected Family Handbook: Nurturing Kindness, Warmth and Wonder in Children

The Connected Family Handbook: Nurturing Kindness, Warmth and Wonder in Children

Lou Harvey-Zahra and Danielle Harbison
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This unique book offers practical advice and inspiring activities to encourage positive qualities in c... Read more

Crafting a Felt Farm: A Waldorf Project for All Ages

Crafting a Felt Farm: A Waldorf Project for All Ages

Rotraud Reinhard; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Learn how to make an entire farm of needle-felted animals, people and buildings with this unique craft book. Contains step... Read more

Crafting Magical Window Stars: How to Make Beautiful Paper Stars

Crafting Magical Window Stars: How to Make Beautiful Paper Stars

Frédérique Guéret; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Step-by-step instructions for crafting twenty-five beautiful tissue paper window stars, s... Read more

Crafts Through the Year

Crafts Through the Year

Thomas and Petra Berger
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Step-by-step instructions for making a range of toys and decorations to help children engage with festivals and seasons of the year.... Read more

Creative Wool: Making Woollen Crafts with Children

Creative Wool: Making Woollen Crafts with Children

Karin Neuschütz; Translated by Susan Beard
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A lively craft book that shows how to make toys, jewellery, dolls and lots more from fleece and yarn. A range of projects ... Read more

Crocheting Soft Toys

Crocheting Soft Toys

Angelika Wolk-Gerche; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Crochet your own unique, handmade toys for friends and family. Includes step-by-step instructions suitable for both beginners and more experienced croc... Read more

Earthwise: Environmental Crafts and Activities With Young Children

Earthwise: Environmental Crafts and Activities With Young Children

Carol Petrash
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Full of practical ideas for nature crafts and seasonal activities to encourage young children to be aware of their environment. Carefully wri... Read more

Easy Wood Carving for Children: Fun Whittling Projects for Adventurous Kids

Easy Wood Carving for Children: Fun Whittling Projects for Adventurous Kids

Frank Egholm; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Wood carving is the perfect outdoor hobby for adventurous children. Teach them how to make toys, games a... Read more

Feltcraft: Making Dolls, Gifts and Toys

Feltcraft: Making Dolls, Gifts and Toys

Petra Berger
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Detailed instructions for a range of lively and creative ideas, such as small dolls, finger and glove puppets, animals, finger- and wrist-bands, little gifts and even w... Read more

Finger Strings: A Book of Cat's Cradles and String Figures

Finger Strings: A Book of Cat's Cradles and String Figures

Michael Taylor; Foreword by Ann Swain
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Over eighty inventive and imaginative shapes and figures to create with finger strings.... Read more

Knit Together, Share Together: Simple Knitting for All the Family

Knit Together, Share Together: Simple Knitting for All the Family

Marja de Haan; Translated by Barbara Mees
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A practical and beautifully illustrated book for three generations of knitters.... Read more

Magic Wool Fairies: How to Make Seasonal Fairies and Angels

Magic Wool Fairies: How to Make Seasonal Fairies and Angels

Christine Schäfer; Translated by Bernadette Duncan; Photography by Stefan Schäfer
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Discover the joy of crafting with magic wool with this beautiful new ... Read more

Magic Wool Fruit Children

Magic Wool Fruit Children

Christine Schäfer; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Step-by-step instructions for making a variety of fruit and fruit children with a felting technique using unspun sheep's wool.... Read more

Magic Wool Mermaids and Fairies: How to Make Seasonal Standing Figures

Magic Wool Mermaids and Fairies: How to Make Seasonal Standing Figures

Christine Schäfer; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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An inspiring craft book for learning to make beautiful mermaids and fairies for every season, usin... Read more

Making Fairy Tale Scenes

Making Fairy Tale Scenes

Sybille Adolphi; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Instructions for making doll scenes from Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Sleeping Beauty, Rumpelstiltskin, Tom Thumb, Rapunzel, and Snow White and the Se... Read more

Making Natural Felt Animals

Making Natural Felt Animals

Rotraud Reinhard; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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From lazy cats to jumping squirrels, this richly illustrated book offers step-by-step instructions to create more than twenty-five different animal... Read more

Making Soft Toys

Making Soft Toys

Karin Neuschütz; Translated by Susan Beard
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Step by step instructions, fully illustrated, for making a range of fabric soft toys: dolls, glove puppets, teddy bears, cuddly animals, farm animals and wil... Read more

Painting With Children: Colour and Child Development

Painting With Children: Colour and Child Development

Brunhild Müller; Translated by Donald Maclean
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Ideas for encouraging a child's self-expression through watercolour painting. This incredibly practical book is based ... Read more

Pumpkin Soup and Cherry Bread: A Steiner-Waldorf Kindergarten Cookbook

Pumpkin Soup and Cherry Bread: A Steiner-Waldorf Kindergarten Cookbook

Rikke Rosengren and Nana Lyzet; Photography by Stine Heilmann; Foreword by Rasmus Kofoed; Translated by Agnes Broome
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Contains over eighty seasonal reci... Read more

Sewing Dolls

Sewing Dolls

Karin Neuschütz; Translated by Susan Beard
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Contains patterns, instructions and photographs for making a variety of dolls from natural materials.... Read more

Spring and Summer Activities Come Rain or Shine: Seasonal Crafts and Games for Children

Spring and Summer Activities Come Rain or Shine: Seasonal Crafts and Games for Children

Edited by Stefanie Pfister; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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This practical and brightly illustrated book is packed with indoor and outdoo... Read more

Spring and Summer Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens

Spring and Summer Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens

Irmgard Kutsch and Brigitte Walden; Translated by Jane R. Helmchen
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A wonderful resource book for any Waldorf or Waldorf-inspired kindergartens. It is full of fu... Read more

A Swedish Christmas: Simple Scandinavian Crafts, Recipes and Decorations

A Swedish Christmas: Simple Scandinavian Crafts, Recipes and Decorations

Caroline Wendt; Photography by Pernilla Wästberg; Translated by Eileen Laurie
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A wealth of recipes, decorations and gifts to add a little Scandin... Read more

Transparent Window Scenes Through the Year

Transparent Window Scenes Through the Year

Michaela Kronshage and Sylvia Schwartz; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Make beautiful seasonal window scenes for a home or school with the patterns and templates in this book.... Read more

The Wonder of Trees: Nature Activities for Children

The Wonder of Trees: Nature Activities for Children

Andrea Frommherz and Edith Biedermann; Translated by Bernadette Duncan
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Stories, songs, games and craft ideas as well as simple recipes and remedies, to help children enga... Read more

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