SIX GREAT CRAFTS ON OFFER TO OCCUPY THE CHILDREN OVER THE HOLIDAYS…

Crafting is big business now and can be a profitable sideline but it also has its health benefits. The four kits I found today are all on offer and could also be a great gift for children to try over the holidays.

They don’t have to cost a fortune with the ones I have listed starting from £5.99 and all reduced and on offer at the moment. The ones I found here are all from <a href="http://&lt;!– START ADVERTISER: Prezzybox from awin.com –> <a rel="sponsored" href="https://www.awin1.com/cread.php?s=641200&v=164&q=175478&r=107144"&gt; <img src="https://www.awin1.com/cshow.php?s=641200&v=164&q=175478&r=107144&quot; border="0"> </a> <!– END ADVERTISER: Prezzybox from awin.com –>" data-type="URL" data-id="<!– START ADVERTISER: Prezzybox from awin.com –> <a rel="sponsored" href="https://www.awin1.com/cread.php?s=641200&v=164&q=175478&r=107144"&gt; <img src="https://www.awin1.com/cshow.php?s=641200&v=164&q=175478&r=107144&quot; border="0"> </a> Prezzybox.

1.The Bath Bombe Craft Kit, which is a great one for the girls, is reduced to £11.99 and has –

  • Everything you need to create 12 bombes
  • Filled with sea-inspired fragrances
  • Super fun for big and little ones!

2. The Russian Doll Painting Craft Kit is also reduced to £24.99 and this one has –

  • The Russian Doll painting kit makes it possible to capture the essence of Russian folklore.
  • The dolls are pre-printed with guidelines.
  • The dolls can then be painted and varnished in a traditional style

3. The Knitting Craft Kit is now only £7.99 and includes –

  • Make your own knitted bag!
  • Comes with 100% pure wool, bamboo needles, a tapestry needle and a button

4. Another very popular one is the Candlemaking Craft Kit which is reduced to £12.99 and includes –

  • Everything you need to make up to 12 candles
  • Includes full step-by-step instructions with clear illustrations
  • Fill your room with a wonderful scent.

5. One I have never heard of before but looks fascinating is the DIY Dream Catcher Kit reduced to just £5.99 –

  • Get your craft on!
  • Make your own colourful dream catcher
  • Super cute bedroom decoration

6. Another Bath Bomb Kit for only £5.99 and includes –

  • Create your own bath bombs
  • Comes with pink and purple colours
  • Great self-care treat

So, get your creative side going with your children over the holidays and maybe start a new hobby in the process.

THE GREAT WOOL WEEKEND APRIL 9th/10th, 2022…

The National Wool Show takes part on the 9th & 10th of April.

The National Wool Show is the new ‘everything about wool’ event held in the centre of England, bringing together independents, small businesses and retailers for all your woolly loves – knitting, crochet, needlefelt and more.

The event is held at the award-winning Coventry Building Society Arena in Coventry, which can showcase over 150 exhibitors selling everything you need to work wonders with your woolly creations, and will include demos and workshops to help learn new tricks, or improve your skills. Their dedicated ‘knit & natter’ area is the perfect space for those who have met online during the lockdown, to meet in person for the first time. The show runs from 9am to 5pm on the 9th/10th of April.

Click here for tickets.

The Great Wool Weekend at RHS Garden Rosemoor, EX38 8PH – 9th/10th April

Be part of The Great Wool Weekend at RHS Garden Rosemoor, where once again, they aim to celebrate the multitude of ways that wool and yarn can be used practically and creatively in our daily lives.

They are looking to inspire visitors to become involved in finding a new skill and taking home gifts from an array of exhibitors, who will be joining them in the Garden Room and throughout the garden.

Learn something new on your visit with exciting crafts from Magpie and Hook. Join them on the Learning Centre lawn for drop-in workshops, including crochet necklaces/hairbands, needle felted nest weaving and woolly embroidery.

You’ll get the chance to meet some rare breed alpacas, and the lady from Lydford Gorge Alpacas will share more about these wonderful animals. Also, watch out for the sheepdog and his mischievous sheep characters, they might try and get you herded up and into their pen.

So, don’t miss out on a weekend of crafts, demonstrations, yarn bombing and all things woolly at RHS Garden Rosemoor.

Spring into Wool over the 9th/10th of April Great Wool Weekend at The Grammer School at Leeds for a Festival of Woolly Crafts.

The perfect event for all lovers of knitting, crochet, feltmaking, weaving, spinning, dyeing, and all things woolly! With 90 amazing stalls, superb workshops and free demos. Workshops should be booked in advance.

10am to 4pm on Saturday 9th April and Sunday 10th April 2022, at The Grammar School at Leeds (LS17 8GS). Head to the Visiting page on the Spring into Wool for more details and prices for this event.

Source: National Wool Show, RHS Garden Rosemoor, Spring into Wool