I’m often asked whether a child is too young to craft and the answer is always no! You can start encouraging creativity even while your child is very young by selecting appropriate materials and achievable goals. I regularly run sessions for pre-school children. The first time parents come along they may wonder whether their child… Continue reading Is my child too young to craft? Top 5 tips for creative time with your little ones.
If you’re after an alternative Hen Party idea then The Craftmobile is here to provide it. We havea range of Hen Party Activities for those who would like some creative fun with friends for their special event. We will come to your venue with all the items needed to create your chosen items. You can… Continue reading Be a crafty hen!
Hand puppets are great fun to make, and engaging for a wide age range. Here’s how to make your own. 1. Use the template to cut out two shapes from plain fabric. Click on the template to enlarge it, then print it off. To make the puppet’s body you could use felt, cotton (calico) or… Continue reading Make your own puppet
A space themed freebie today. Feel free to print and use the colouring pages, but please don’t alter or remove The Craftmobile logo and details. For personal use only. Click here for the pdf file: space_boy
Make these pretty charms in just a few simple steps. It’s a great, quick project for someone starting out in jewellery making as you can practice forming the loops and finish the item in only a little time. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What you need: Safety-pin (any size but large ones will be easier if you are not… Continue reading Quick Upcycling Project: Beady Safety Pins