Children’s Crafts for the Holidays, or Any Day!‏

Looking for creative ideas to keep the kids busy during winter break?

Check out Capstone’s Craft-It-Yourself books–several titles to give endless inspiration to spark their imaginations this season!

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Ages 8-13

Children’s Crafts for the Holidays, or Any Day!‏ by Mari Bolte

There’s nothing more fun than giving the perfect hand-crafted gift! From simple hostess gifts to fully personalized gifts for that very special someone, Make It, Gift It has everything you need to get started. Learn how to create one-of-a-kind masterpieces for every important person in your life.

Custom Confections: Delicious Desserts You Can Create and Enjoy by Jen Besel

Create custom desserts with ease. Or decorate all kinds of creative confections like a pro. Forty fun, simple recipes will have kids (and kids at heart) creating delicious desserts to decorate and devour! Step-by-step instructions and photos make red velvet cookies, black and white angel food cake and much more.

Fashion Forward: Creating Your Look With the Best of Vintage Style by Rebecca Langston-George, Liz Sonneborn, Allison Crotzer Kimmel, Lori Luster

Go retro with style! Step into a thrift shop or your grandma’s closet, and you’ve stepped into a world of fashion possibilities. Learn how to wear those fashion finds or how to create the looks yourself.

DC Super Heroes Origami by John Montroll

What happens when you combine Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and the Justice League with the art of origami? You get the most incredible collection of paper-folding projects ever assembled. These 46 models, meticulously designed by internationally renowned origami master John Montroll, are guaranteed to amaze. Also included in the back of the book are 96 sheets of specially illustrated folding papers to make your DC creations truly come to life. When you fold these models, your friends will believe you’re the one with super powers.

Paper Artist: Creations Kids Can Fold, Wear, Tear or Share by Jennifer Phillips, Gail D. Green, Kara L. Laughlin

Paper is not just for drawing! Budding artists use paper to create everything from lanterns to picture frames. Simple, step by step instructions and big, full color photographs help readers maximize their potential.

Paint It: The Art of Acrylics, Oils, Pastels and Watercolors by Mari Bolte

Think you can make a masterpiece? It doesn’t matter! Have a blast and express yourself in paint. Create with Color will show you the basics in acrylic, oil, pastel, or watercolor painting. Each engaging title teaches basic techniques through projects of progressive difficulty. Step-by-step instructions and timely tips encourage artists to explore their imagination.

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