Arts & Crafts Books for All Ages

Get started with a new craft or learn tips & tricks for all kinds of crafty hobbies.

Updated July 13, 2023
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Art lab for kids : 52 creative adventures in drawing, painting, printmaking, paper, and mixed media-for budding artists of all ages
Schwake, Susan.
A refreshing source of ideas for creating fine art with children, Art Lab for Kids encourages the artist's own voice, marks, and style.
3D paper crafts for kids : 26 creative projects to make from A-Z
Drew, Helen (Author on handicraft)
Help young children learn and practice the alphabet while having fun with paper crafts! 3D Paper Crafts for Kids is an exciting and easy project guide that carefully illustrates how to create 26 charming projects from paper and other household items. Organized in alphabetical order, have fun...
Crochet know-how : techniques and tips for all levels of skill from beginner to advanced
A complete guide to the stitches, techniques and finishing touches that every crocheter needs to know. Whether you are just learning to crochet, or you are seldom separated from your hook and yarn, there will always be times when you need instruction--or just a reminder--on a...
The complete photo guide to hand lettering & calligraphy : the essential reference for novice and expert letterers and calligraphers
Sy, Abbey
The Complete Photo Guide to Hand Lettering and Calligraphy covers the basics and beyond for creative lettering techniques.
Craft your own happy : a collection of 25 creative projects to craft your way to mindfulness
Ford, Becci Mai
Suitable for beginners - you don't need to be a crafting expert to make the projects in this book! Includes easy to follow instructions and free templates. Craft Your Own Happy is a collection of mindful craft projects to make you smile! Perfect for those moments when you...
We love to sew : 28 pretty things to make: jewelry, headbands, softies, t-shirts, pillows, bags & more
Wrigley, Annabel 1972-
Introduce kids to the wonderful world of sewing with this imaginative how-to book. Thirty brilliant projects for young sewists showcase a fresh, modern style - each one is fully explained with step-by-step instructions, engaging photographs, and helpful tips. These super-cool projects - from...
Creative techniques for stained glass
Kennedy, Cliff 1943-
Discover new techniques for amazing stained glass creations Whether you're just getting started or are an experienced glass crafter seeking new ideas, this is the book for you. Creative Techniques for Stained Glass combines traditional stained glass approaches with the...
Weaving within reach : beautiful woven projects by hand or by loom
Weil, Anne (Anne B.)
The resurgence of the '70s in fashion and home decor has brought about a new trend in crafting- weaving. Anne Weil gives macrame, basket weaving, and other weaving skills a makeover with beautiful photography and styling with projects that can be made on various easily sourced looms--and even some...
Kawaii doodle class : sketching super-cute tacos, sushi, clouds, flowers, monsters, cosmetics, and more
Khan, Zainab
Learn how to draw kawaii (cute!) with this how-to book full of charming food and drink items, elements from nature, doodle monsters, and more!
Art workshops for children
Tullet, Hervé
A guide to twelve children's art workshops by one of the world's most innovative facilitators and best-selling bookmakers. Art Workshops for Children is a guide for parents and teachers to organize and execute artistic workshops for children. 12 workshops are featured, each...
Craft lab for kids : 52 DIY projects to inspire, excite, and empower kids to create useful, beautiful handmade goods
Corfee, Stephanie 1974-
Through 52 fun, customisable crafts activities, Craft Lab for Kids promotes creativity and hands-on making for kids age 8 and up.
Low-mess crafts for kids : 72 projects to create your own magical worlds
Chapman, Debbie
Messy crafts have met their match with these 72 creations that keep out the clutter and mess but pack in the fun and creativity When craft time rolls around, parents usually cringe at the thought of a creativity storm's aftermath. Glue, glitter, globs of paint - it all adds up to Mom and Dad...

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