Lockdown doesn't need to be a bore! Check out our great craft ideas that can be enjoyed by people sitting apart for safe social distancing, or also by anyone having to self-isolate. Busy carers can use our fun craft kits that have everything you need inside, minimum set up and away you go.
Many items are disposable, and others can be cleaned with sanitising wipes after use. Why not encourage everyone to make a flower from coloured tissue petals and then put them all together for a cheerful display?
For more art and craft ideas, see our Creativity, Arts and Crafts category for the full range.
These farm animal shaped cutters are great for making biscuits or with salt dough to paint and decorate. Why not make a mobile hanging? One each of duck, pig, horse, rabbit, sheep and cow in washable plastic.
Many will remember childhood memories of using this to make snakes, faces and all other shapes. Also great to use as a weight for flower stick crafts etc. 6 colourful strips.
So versatile, so easy to manipulate and so much fun for all abilities. Great for older hands to squeeze, roll and pinch to give hands and fingers a good workout. Helps practise fine motor skills and improves circulation. Colours may vary.
Make your own unique pressed flower cards with our great kit. Contains everything you need to make a pressed flowers and glitter picture. Makes a lovely tactile activity for a group and can help reconnect with nature.
Make your own unique key ring with this fun Scratch Art set. Includes everything you need to make six key rings each with a hanging chain. Just scratch your own design onto the black insert with the stylus and assemble for a professional finish!
The smooth, black-coated surface of each Scratch Art board is printed with the outlines of a pretty garden-themed picture; the full-colour version hides just beneath the surface. Simply scratch in your lines, dots, swirls and patterns with the wooden stylus to reveal the hidden colours! Pack contains 4 assorted scenes and 4 wooden stylus.
Professional results with minimum skill needed. Trace the sea-animal shapes with the stencil and fill them in with your own designs to create holographic creatures. Includes 2 silver holographic and 2 multicolour holographic Scratch Art Boards.
Add a fun touch to your handwritten letters or cards with these self-inking stamps. Each has a sweet animal in relief and will refresh the ink each time you use it. 10 assorted animals in an array of colours. Why not make some home-made cards or bookmarks?
Tactile, soft and pliable modelling compound that self-hardens. Can be painted too. Ideal for all abilities and is a perfect stress-buster too! Why not make petal shapes with a hole punched through and thread for a bracelet or plant pot decoration. 3 x 40g tubs assorted colours.
Perfect for cards or seasonal posters. Why not make a place mat by taking a plain piece of fabric and using our fabric paint pens and stencilling one of the designs to make it unique! Maybe even embellish with buttons/ribbon etc.
Knitting is a favourite pastime for many and is often something that people can still enjoy at an older age. Our kit includes lightweight plastic knitting pins that are shorter and easier to hold. Kit comes with assorted coloured wool and instructions for a simple knitted square. Please note: not suitable for young children or anyone with learning disabilities due to pointed knitting pins.
Weave your own coasters or table mats with this simple Round Weaving Loom. Just thread the warp yarn across diagonally to make 'spokes', then weave your 'weft' yarn around and around until you have the desired size. Great to practise fine motor skills for all ages and abilities.
Weave the yarn in and out of the large holes to create a unique design. Plastic needle with large eye for easy threading. Wide selection of colourful yarn with the kit. Makes 4 coasters.
Create your own feeding station for the birds and add your own decoration. All you need is in the kit with simple instructions included. Makes 12
Easy, squeezy bottles of glue that will stick a variety of things from paper, card and fabric. Washes easily from skin. Non-toxic. Not suitable for children under 3 years old.
Versatile, colourful glue spreaders to save having sticky fingers. Easily washed under the tap. Use with our PVA glue sets for all art and craft activities.
Packed to the brim with yarn, fabric, ribbon and braid, this kit has everything to inspire for craft of all types. Use for cards, collage artwork, jewellery etc. Use with any of our craft activity kits.
Versatile sheets of tissue to use in craft projects of all types like paper flowers etc. Can also be used for gift wrapping. Colours may vary.
Versatile coloured craft paper for all kinds of art and craft activity projects. Ten sheets each of seven pretty shades to use for sketching, cutting out, folding etc. Ideal for older people in care home art activity sessions and also children and families, card making etc.
Flower shapes that are ideal for all types of art and craft projects. Try using them for card making or for a lovely picture that can be framed in one of our box frame kits for a unique gift?
Pretty petals that can be used in a variety of ways. Can be either glued or sewn together to make flower shapes then attached to a stem for a long lasting display. Why not also use for making a unique brooch or hair decoration?
Many older people love to watch and listen to our native garden birds, we have specially designed this colouring/information book to encourage people with dementia to enjoy painting and colouring whilst stimulating memories. Bold, simple hand-drawn outlines to colour complete with identical image to copy if wish. Also includes recipes for suet balls and bird facts. Hand drawn illustrations.
This Glitter Paint Palette has 12 assorted glittery colours to create an extra sheen to any art project. Colours that will catch the light and make your artwork stand out from the rest! Includes paint brush and handy thumb hole.
Our handy watercolour paint palette is so easy to hold with the thumb hole. 12 assorted vibrant colours that can be mixed to any shade. Ideal for any budding artist. Useful for older people in a wheelchair unable to get close to a table.
Our Felt Tip Pens include every colour of the rainbow to choose from in our extensive felt tip pen set. Non-toxic and suitable for all art projects - how will you use yours? Ideal for use with our huge range of adult colouring books, many which are suitable for anyone with dementia - try our Retro Themed Colouring Book range, or for more detail, our Adult Colouring Book Set is the perfect way to spend a relaxing few hours.
Anyone can create these beautiful pictures - just by using a brush and water! An ideal activity for all abilities and ages. 12 assorted images. No mess and instant results.
Set of five fun sealife themed rollers that give professional results with no fuss. Just dip into paint and roll to make a perfect shape each time. Can also be used to make a fun wall frieze and with fabric paints for matching cushions or curtains.
Ribbons, buttons and bows - and so much more! Our massive Art and Craft Bundle is packed to the brim with craft items just waiting for your creations. Great for group sessions, items for painting, sewing, hanging decorations etc. Approx. 20 craft packs in each bundle.