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Set your kids up to create, make and display. Whether it's painting or colouring, modelling or stickers - this is a wonderful way to inspire their creativity.

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Crafty kits for creative kids

Friends playing with a Cool Maker Popstyle Tile Bracelet maker.

Accessorise with beads, bracelets and more

Let them create their own accessories with jewellery and fashion sets. From temporary tattoos, to bracelets and beads, there's everything they need to make their very own fashion statement.

A girl playing with So Slime DIY Magical Slime 3 Pack.

Slime & squishy kits

Stretchy, glittery or neon? Get gooey with a make-your-own slime kit as they can create the glorious gunk any way they want.

Siblings playing with Play-Doh Frog 'n Colours Starter Set with Playmat.

Play-Doh & modelling

Let their imagination run wild with this kids favourite. Play-Doh lets them make anything they can think of, from fake food to animals and shapes.

Friends playing with Kinetic Sand Ultimate Sandisfying Playset.

Kinetic sand kits

Kinetic sand is like magic! Squeeze into shapes, squash and repeat. Building sand castles just got a whole lot better.

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Paper and card crafts for kids

Paper craft is ideal for getting creative with colour. Break out the coloured pens, pencils, scissors, glue, paper and card and see what their imagination can conjure up.

Charm jewellery unicorn jewellery kit.

Glitter, beads, buttons & stickers

Surprise friends and siblings with DIY bracelets and accessories. Glitter, beads, buttons and stickers are excellent options to add finishing touches to any paper and card crafts.

A child using colouring pen for writing a birthday card.

Colouring pens & pencils

Imagine, create and colour. Ditch the sharpener, go for twistables if you want unlimited fun. Or go for traditional colouring pencils if you like.

Kids  making card crafts with colourful papers.

Paper & card kits

Do they like to draw different shapes, animals, and landscapes? Or make personalised thank you cards and birthday greetings? Papers and colourful cards are a great way to encourage your budding artist.

Paper & card craft top picks

Painting with kids

Kids love painting. It's a messy and fun way to encourage imagination. Let your little artists express their creative side with paint sets and ideas.

Bright ideas for painting fun

Blow painting.

Blow painting

Grab a straw, cut it in half, and they're ready to try blow painting. Use a pipette or paint dropper to add colours to some paper and card, and then use the straw to blow the paint into different lines and shapes across the canvas.

Or check out our Blo Pen sets for some fun airbrush effect art.

Face painting.

Face painting

A great way to keep children entertained. You don't need paper, only faces! Children can paint their own faces or each other's, or have an adult paint them. Designs can last all day and are easily changed. They wash off easily too.

Siblings playing with a glowpad.

Less mess

Find options that offer fewer spills and hassles, with the same amount of colourful creativity. Let glow pads, doodling pads and sketching pads help them bring their imaginations to life.

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Create a crafting den

Bica Kids plastic pink table.

Ready, steady, make!

Bring out those crayons, colourful card kits and sketching books. Art station's calling. Set up a dedicated space they can call their own. Little artists can focus on making fun and wonderful things they can show off.

Playroom essentials

Habitat kids Felix table and 2 pine chairs.

Tables, chairs and desks

Habitat Rico low storage unit.

Storage and shelving

Habitat Harley Play Tent.

Teepees and tents

Habitat Kids Transport Shade - Multicoloured.

Playroom accessories

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Hints, tips & ideas

A girl making a paper crown.

Create clever craft projects with these tips

From nifty alternatives to easy tips, here are some smart ways to keep their creative juices flowing:

  • There are more ways to paint than just with brushes. Grab old toothbrushes, sponges and combs to discover new textures and effects, or get a bit more messy with finger painting and handprints.
  • Start them off with only a few basic colours and gradually introduce more shades.
  • If you're using water paints, make sure to paint-proof the floor and furniture with newspaper or easy-to-wipe tablecloths.
  • For crafts, you can make use of cardboard and other recyclables. Egg cartons, cardboard boxes and kitchen roll tubes are great for creating animals, spaceships and more.
  • If they're colouring or drawing, use stencils and shapes to inspire and help them with their creations.

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