Parents' Toolkit: Arts and crafts activities

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Arty ideas to help your kids think creatively - and maybe keep them busy for an hour or two. Featuring easy and imaginative crafts to try at home - like spy code wheels, beetle buckets and personalised cork pin boards - that you can share with your child, and even join in with yourself.

Creating a comic book - tips to help your child get started
Filmmaking at home - how your child can learn the basics
Stop motion animation for beginners
Make a mini stage with the Royal Opera House
Create a mix-and-match character maker
Make a pinball machine at home
How to make a secret spy code wheel
Bubble geometry experiment to try with your child
Fun ideas to bring more colour into your family's everyday life
How to turn a walk in the park into a colourful craft activity
How to make a DIY animal vase with your child
Up-cycling at home: ideas to get crafty with your kids
Build a beetle bucket for your garden
Rob Biddulph's five tips to help you confidently draw with your kids
How to make a DIY cork pin board
Top tips for making portraits in lockdown

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