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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The Advent Craft and Activity Book: Stories, crafts, recipes and poems for the Christmas season

The Advent Craft and Activity Book: Stories, crafts, recipes and poems for the Christmas season

Christel Dhom; Translated by Bernadette Duncan
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A fabulous family resource for the Christmas season with a wonderful traditiona... Read more

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 Nature Activities for Children

Autumn Nature Activities for Children

Irmgard Kutsch and Brigitte Walden; Foreword by Marie Luise Kreuter; Translated by Ronald E. Koetzsch
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Nature activities to help children engage with the autumn season. Includes fruit p... Read more

Beautiful Paper Stars: Craft Decorations for Every Season

Beautiful Paper Stars: Craft Decorations for Every Season

Ursula Stiller, Armin Täuber and Gudrun Thiele; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Forty projects, graded from beginner to experienced and using six different techniq... 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 Christmas Craft Book

The Christmas Craft Book

Thomas Berger
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Making crib figures, candles, lanterns, angels, Advent calendars and a variety of Christmas tree decorations will help children engage with Advent and Christmas.... 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 Felt: Felting and Making More Toys and Gifts

Creative Felt: Felting and Making More Toys and Gifts

Angelika Wolk-Gerche; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Now in an expanded edition, this book teaches you how to make felt itself, as well as an even wider range of toys and ... 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 which 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

Earth, Water, Fire and Air: Playful Explorations in the Four Elements

Earth, Water, Fire and Air: Playful Explorations in the Four Elements

Walter Kraul; Translated by Donald Maclean
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Encourages children's interest in the natural world with a range of activities, games and toys to make using ... 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

A Felt Farm

A Felt Farm

Rotraud Reinhard; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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A unique craft book containing step-by-step instructions to make an entire farm out of felt, including a family, animals and the farmyard itself.... 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 wa... 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 80 inventive and imaginative shapes and figures to create with finger strings.... Read more

First Steps In Natural Dyeing

First Steps In Natural Dyeing

Joan Almon
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Recipes and resources for colouring fabric with plant dyes.... Read more

The Gnome Craft Book

The Gnome Craft Book

Thomas and Petra Berger
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Gnome crafts offer a wealth of possibilities for activities with children. This books shows how to make gnomes out of walnuts, twigs, wool and paper and other media.... Read more

Fun and practical activities to do in the garden every month of the year, ranging from growing flowers and vegetables, to spotting b... 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: Creative Pictures and Tableaux with Natural Sheep's Wool

Magic Wool: Creative Pictures and Tableaux with Natural Sheep's Wool

Freya Jaffke and Dagmar Schmidt; Translated by Donald Maclean
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Shows how to create beautiful pictures, as well as table-top scenes, from unspun sheep's wo... Read more

Magic Wool Fairies

Magic Wool Fairies

Christine Schäfer; Translated by Bernadette Duncan; Photography by Stefan Schäfer
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Detailed step-by-step instructions for making fairies and angels for every occasion.... 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, Fairies and Nymphs Through the Seasons

Magic Wool Mermaids, Fairies and Nymphs Through the Seasons

Christine Schäfer; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Step-by-step instructions for creating fairies, mermaids and nymphs for every season.... Read more

Magical Window Stars

Magical Window Stars

Frédérique Guéret; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Step-by-step instructions for creating 25 window stars from tissue paper.... Read more

Making a Nativity Scene: Christmas Figures and Animals for a Seasonal Display

Making a Nativity Scene: Christmas Figures and Animals for a Seasonal Display

Viola Ulke; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions for make a nativity scene, including all the main figures, a... 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 Flower Children

Making Flower Children

Sybille Adolphi; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Detailed step-by-step instructions and illustrations for making a range of lively, creative flower figures.... Read more

Making More Flower Children

Making More Flower Children

Sybille Adolphi; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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This book contains all the patterns and instructions you will need to make your own flower children, and is clearly illustrated with diagrams and pho... 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 25 different animals, in dif... 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

More Magic Wool: Creating Figures and Pictures with Dyed Wool

More Magic Wool: Creating Figures and Pictures with Dyed Wool

Angelika Wolk-Gerche
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More instructions for making figures and pictures from natural sheep's wool.... Read more

The Nature Corner: Celebrating the year's cycle with seasonal tableaux

The Nature Corner: Celebrating the year's cycle with seasonal tableaux

M. van Leeuwen and J. Moeskops
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Seasonal nature tables are an invaluable way of making children aware of the changing cycle of the year. With simple mat... Read more

Painting With Children

Painting With Children

Brunhild Müller; Translated by Donald Maclean
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Ideas for encouraging a child's self-expression through watercolour painting. Essentially practical, this book is based on Goethe's colour theory an... Read more

Paper Folding with Children: Fun and Easy Origami Projects

Paper Folding with Children: Fun and Easy Origami Projects

Alice Hörnecke; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Over twenty fun paper folding projects for children, fully illustrated with diagrams and tips.... Read more

Papercraft

Papercraft

Angelika Wolk-Gerche; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Over one hundred things to make with paper, including stars, birds and animals, masks, windmills and bags.... 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

The Rainbow Puppet Theater Book: Fourteen Classic Puppet Plays

The Rainbow Puppet Theater Book: Fourteen Classic Puppet Plays

Estelle Bryer; Janene Ping
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Fourteen play for puppets, especially adapted by master puppeteer Estelle Bryer. A wonderful resource book for Steiner-Waldorf teach... Read more

Rose Windows and How To Make Them: Coloured Tissue Paper Crafts

Rose Windows and How To Make Them: Coloured Tissue Paper Crafts

Helga Meyerbröker
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How to make decorative transparencies to hang in a window at home or in school.... Read more

Sewing Dolls

Sewing Dolls

Karin Neuschütz; Translated by Susan Beard
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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 outdoor... Read more

Spring Nature Activities for Children

Spring Nature Activities for Children

Irmgard Kutsch and Brigitte Walden; Foreword by Bärbel Höhn; Translated by Jane R. Helmchen
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Fun nature activities to help children engage with the seasons and learn new skill... Read more

Summer Nature Activities for Children

Summer Nature Activities for Children

Irmgard Kutsch and Brigitte Walden
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Includes growing and cooking fresh herbs, caring for butterflies, activities based around water, fire, earth and air, and working with grain and maki... 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

Toy Making: Simple Playthings to Make for Children

Toy Making: Simple Playthings to Make for Children

Gun Lee Blue
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A fully illustrated guide to making beautiful toys and playthings for children. Includes colour photographs and black and white patterns.... Read more

Toymaking with Children

Toymaking with Children

Freya Jaffke
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Instructions for making a wide variety of toys to help children's developing skills, creativity and imagination at different ages. Step-by-step instructions, fully illustrated.... 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

Weaving with Children

Weaving with Children

Ute Fischer; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Step-by-step illustrated instructions for weaving a wonderful variety of objects. Ideal for parents or teachers working with children.... Read more

Winter Nature Activities for Children

Winter Nature Activities for Children

Irmgard Kutsch and Brigitte Walden; Foreword by Dagmar Israel; Translated by Jane R. Helmchen
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Activities for winter include Advent crafts, working with wool, woodworking and making thi... 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

Woodworking with Children

Woodworking with Children

Anette Grunditz and Ulf Erixon; Translated by Susan Beard
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Thirty fun, child-friendly woodworking projects for all levels of experience.... Read more

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