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Art Activity & Art Instruction Books

Grown-Up's Guide to Making Art with Kids
Foster-Wilson, Lee
Make art and memories with the special kids in your life! Packed with how-to drawing and painting projects, creative prompts, and original crafting activities, The Grown-Up's Guide to Making Art with Kids will inspire you and your little ones to spend hours of creative fun together...
Item No. 9781633227392
$14.99
Hand Printing from Nature
Bethmann, Laura Donnelly

Discover how to use found natural materials – such as leaves, flowers, feathers, vegetables, fruits, shells, weeds, and wood grain – to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. Simple step-by-step instructions coupled with beautiful photos make it easy and fun to...

Discover how to use natural materials to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. With simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, Laura Bethmann encourages crafters of all levels to create original nature prints with leaves, flowers, fruits, shells,...

Item No. 9781603425599
$20.95
How to Make Hand-Drawn Maps
Cann, Helen
With wonderful examples and easy-to-follow instructions, this beautifully illustrated how-to book makes it simple and fun to create one-of-a-kind hand-drawn maps. Helpful templates, grids, and guidelines complement a detailed breakdown of essential cartographic elements and profiles of talented...
Item No. 9781452169910
$27.50
If You Go Down to the Woods Today
Piercey, Rachel
Journey through a magical woodland, with poems to read and things to find

My woodland's full of animals,
of every different kind.
So shall we stay here for a while
and see what we can find?
Experience the everyday wonder of nature in...

Item No. 9781419751585
$19.99
Iggy Peck's Big Project Book
Beaty, Andrea
40+ things to create, draw, and make!

Featuring art from the beloved New York Times bestselling picture book Iggy Peck, Architect, this activity book contains kid-friendly projects of all kinds and is perfect for young builders and creators.

With a focus on...

Item No. 9781419718922
$14.99
Illustoria #14 Myth
Have you ever wanted to know more about myths, legends and folklore from around the globe? We've searched far and wide for tales of the unusual, featuring bugs, yetis, horse hybrids, magical dogs,...
Item No. 9781952119026
$16.00
Illustoria #15 Big & Small
Our first ever two-in-one mag, BIG...
Item No. 9781952119064
$16.00
Illustoria Issue #12 Upcycle

Explore the wide world of creative re-use!

Meet artists who transform found objects into visual delights, and visit the Museum of Trash--curated rubbish collected by a sanitation worker. Learn about fungi, nature's original 'upcyclers', and raid your kitchen for...

Item No. 9781944211813
$16.00
Illustration School: Let's Draw Cute Animals
Umoto, Sachiko

Illustration School: Let's Draw Cute Animals offers easy instructions for artists, crafters, and complete beginners who want to sketch and draw in the popular Japanese character style.

Sachiko Umoto's engaging, relaxing techniques include a primer on drawing basics,...

Item No. 9781592536450
$15.99
Story Seeds Imagination Lab: Experiments in Creativity

Featured in Wirecutter/New York Times' "The 19 Best Gifts for 10 Year Olds" and Parents and Principal Leadership magazines, this activity book brings the best of a magazine, workbook, and journal together and is ideal for at-home fun, distance learning, or classroom use. It is...

Item No. 9780578847306
$24.99
In the Vegetable Garden Sticker Activity Book
Cosneau, Olivia
What's more fun or magical than digging in the dirt, planting and watering seeds, discovering the first seedlings of the season, and finally eating your own fruits and vegetables?

Lovingly illustrated by Olivia Cosneau, this book is a colorful introduction to the magical world of the garden,...

Item No. 9781616895716
$7.99
Invitation to Draw: 99 Drawing Prompts to Inspire Kids Creativity
Van't Hul, Jean
Help children draw and think more creatively by inspiring them with interesting and challenging art prompts and questions.

Invitation to Draw offers 99 open-ended drawing prompts, each one proposing a question to investigate that encourages children to free associate and problem...

Item No. 9781611808513
$19.95
Kids' Book of Paper Love
Van Der Hulst, Astrid
A surprise on every page!

Brimming from cover to cover with projects and other paper surprises, The Kids' Book of Paper Love, from the bestselling editors of Flow magazine and books, is a bounty of a book that begs to be folded, cut up, collaged, doodled on, and shared....

Item No. 9781523508143
$19.95
Lego Magical Ideas
Murray, Helen
Add some sparkle to your LEGO(R) building with more than 50 magical model ideas!

Use your LEGO collection to create enchanted forests, mythical creatures, fairies, superheroes, wands, and much more.

Plus, the book comes with all the bricks you need to make an exclusive magical LEGO...

Item No. 9780744027242
$16.99
Let's Go Outside!
Ward, Jennifer
Engage your child in outdoor play, nature outings, and environmental explorations. Chase and be chased in a game of capture the flag. Use the power of the sun to craft your own shadow prints. Explore the stars on a late night walk. Create a field guide to your neighborhood. Through 52 ideas--some...
Item No. 9781590306987
$14.00
Little Construction Site Stickers
Beylon, Cathy
Little builders can fill a busy work area on the inside covers with 24 reusable sticker images. Includes barricades, danger signs, figures of workers reading plans, dump trucks, cement mixers, wheelbarrows, lunch pails, boulders, emergency cones, and much more. 24 stickers.
Item No. 9780486418360
$1.99
Make a Face with Ed Emberley
Emberley, Ed
Make a Face takes circles, squares, diamonds, and rectangles, and lets you makes faces of all descriptions.

Ed Emberley's multi-million-selling drawing alphabet system has never gone out of style. His original series of drawing books has been selling steadily since the '70s. In this new...

Item No. 9780991293520
$16.95
Make Buildings: A Doodle Design Activity Book

Imagine amazing buildings and fantastical houses with this architecture-themed drawing book. Design everything from a castle fit for a queen, to an underground house for a family of moles! Following the lead of some of the...

Item No. 9781610674102
$11.99
Make Your Own Gem Stickers
Stickers never go out of style, and now you can give them your own flair with deluxe glitter, holographic foil, and colorful gems! This kit comes with more than 75 stickers full of super cute designs like rainbows, unicorns, narwhals, and aliens with glitter, gold, or pretty pastel accents.
Item No. 9781338589276
$19.99
Make Your Own Mini Erasers
Making mistakes has never been this much fun! Sculpt your very own creations with eraser clay, and then bake them in the oven to make absolutely adorable, slightly squishy erasers that really work. With 8 bright colors of clay and 35 eraser designs to choose from, you'll never have to worry about...
Item No. 9781338037500
$21.99
Making Books with Kids
Smith, Esther K

Spread the joy and craft of books in your family with Making Books with Kids. This inspiring collection features more than 25 creative, kid-friendly projects in design, illustration, paper decorating, binding techniques, and more.

Book artist and author Esther K. Smith offers...

Item No. 9781631590818
$24.99
Making Handmade Books
Golden, Alisa
In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas in this volume, the craft is now available to everyone. In as little as an afternoon, beginners will be on their way to folding, gluing, and sewing handmade books in a...
Item No. 9781600595875
$19.95
Maps Activity Book
Mizielinski, Daniel
Informative and imaginative activities for young explorers everywhere.

Following the best-selling Maps, the Mizielinskis return with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles from around the world, this book offers hours of entertainment to young...

Item No. 9780763677718
$19.99
Marker Workshop
Prood, Sasha
Take your drawing, doodling, or lettering to the next level and explore the incredibly diverse medium of fine-tip markers with this two-book set (an instruction book and corresponding workbook). Follow along as artist Sasha Prood teaches all the skills you'll need to create your own beautifully...
Item No. 9781419733529
$24.99
Mini Pom Pom Pets
How can you make a mini-menagerie of soft, fluffy little pets? It's as easy as twirling a dinner fork. Follow step-by-step, illustrated instructions and color-coded charts as you wrap, tie, and snip the colorful yarn into petite pom-poms. Then add eyes, a nose, ears, a tail, even rosy cheeks (with...
Item No. 9780545703192
$19.99