As all working mums (and dads) will know, trying to keep the children entertained while keeping the house and garden in order can be somewhat of a challenge!

With this in mind we have recently extended our “Crafts for Kids” line, by introducing a range of items that are not only extremely entertaining, but educational too!

Check out our “Outdoor” range by Egmont, which offers a wonderfully bright selection of gardening tools; from spades & rakes, to watering cans.  While you are cutting your lawn, the children will happily spend an hour or two digging away and sowing seeds (although you might want to steer them away from your prized rose garden)!

Want to get your children active? Wild & Wolf, offer a range of ball games such as Football, “Boules” and Ping-Pong. Furthermore, this innovative and award winning British company, specialises in a traditional line of toys and games.  Favourites such as Magic Tricks Sets and Classic Joke sets are sure to keep the whole family entertained.

Relying on the British weather is never a good idea, so we also have a variety of crafts for kids that can be taken indoors.  Our Djeco range offers a variety of sewing and painting crafts to suit all ages. “Lace Up Cards, Stitching Cards, Finger painting and Painting by numbers; all bring out the creative flair in our children while encouraging them to use their imagination.

For the older kids, something more challenging such as Puppet making and Model building, are always popular activities. Check out the Eco friendly company “Crafty Kids” for a cute range of puppet craft kits.  Alternatively, build and decorate your own Robot or Princess Palace with Calafants range of cardboard self assembly models.  The range is suitable for ages from 36 months – 18 years, and your children will have created something to be proud of.

So whatever the weather; get “Crafty” for an educational and entertaining, spring and summer in 2011.


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