Children's Craft Time Essentials
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Children's Craft Time Essentials

Struggling for ways to help keep your budding artist entertained for longer? Our handy guide is filled with an array of fun and engaging activities that are sure to bring a splash of excitement and creativity to any after-school or rainy-day craft project. From Art Sets to Activity Books, Craft Supplies to Art-Project Essentials, here at The Range we've got everything your young Picasso needs to bring their next masterpiece to life.


Fun Craft Time with Paint

Playtime Painting

From Kids Canvas Painting Art Set to the Mythical Creatures Rock Painting Kit, a fun set like these is a great way to test not only their patience but also their painting skills. Kids Painting Books are also a great way to help them learn brush control and produce some amazing pieces of art they're sure to be proud of.

No painting project would be complete without all the essentials. With palettes such as the Royal and Langnickel Paint Palette Bubbles or the Reeves Flower Paint Palette to help keep all their chosen colours in one place, brushes such as the Pack of 25 Crafty Club Value Paint Brushes to cover an array of surfaces and no painting kit would be complete without a wide variety of gorgeous paints. Looking to ensure your tables are protected against accidental spills and splats? Why not use a Table Cover or tackle two things at once with the Children's Colouring Roll.

Create-Your-Own Kits

Looking for something a little more productive to keep your youngster's entertained? Why not opt for something a little more practical such as a create-your-own kit! With designs suited to an array of interests, there's nothing more rewarding that creating something that you can use or admire each and every day. With options such as the Castle Playhouse or the Rocket Playhouse, which allows youngsters not only to create their own castle but colour it in too.

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Art on the Go

No matter whether it's a trip to the local park or something special to help keep them entertained during their next trip abroad, here at The Range we've got everything your youngster needs to bring their next creative craft project to life.

If you're looking to encourage some nature-inspired outdoor painting, why not kit them out with an easel such as the exciting Three In One Kids Easel or something a little more sturdy like the Studio Art Easel. Great for helping keep their Canvas, Sketchbook, or Mount Board securely fastened, these easels are guaranteed to come in handy.

If you need help transporting all the amazing creations and painting essential from A to B with ease, then Portfolio Folders are guaranteed to help keep art stored in style.


Our Top Craft-Project Ideas

  • Papier Mache Project - With a wide array of pre-moulded designs waiting to be decorated, such as the Papier Mache Mask, Papier Mache Animals, or even a personalised Papier Mache 3D Small Letter, the possibilities really are endless. Decoupage and Scrapbooking essentials are a great way to decorate these gorgeous designs to really make them your own.

  • Jazzed-Up Jewellery - If your budding fashionista is looking to create their own couture creations, then why not ensure they've got all the essentials to set them on their way to style stardom. Must-have's such as Beads, Cord, and even Lobster Clasps are guaranteed to help make light work of any project. Kids Jewellery Sets are a great way to stock up on exciting must-haves in one handy place.

  • Sensational Sewing Sets - If you're kids love soft and cuddly things, why not treat them to a sensational sewing set such as the Make Your Own Hand Puppet, Sew Your Own Sloth kit or the Animal Sewing Kit. Perfect for cuddling up to once finished, these adorable animal companions are sure to provide hours of endless entertainment.


For more playtime inspiration, check out our Summer Craft Ideas for Children and Recycled Materials: Creating The Perfect Kids Project articles.

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