Crafts Through The Year by Berger

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New edition, fully revised, a compilation of the Christmas, Easter and Harvest Craft Books. 

How to make traditional gifts and decorations for every season. Make almost 200 different decorations for seasonal celebrations using a variety of natural craft materials. Making homemade toys and decorations is an excellent way for families to become involved in the celebration of festivals throughout the year.

This comprehensive book includes crafts for children to make, either at home or school. Detailed instructions, diagrams and color photographs on making a range of seasonal items are given: from decorated eggs and pompom, straw and origami animals, to autumn garlands, lanterns, festive wreaths and 15 different paper Window Stars.

Packed with enjoyable projects, this is the perfect resource for both parents and teachers.


Spring: Wool Mother Earth and flower children, Felt flower children, Modelling wax transparency, Magic-wool picture, Palm Sunday branches, Easter trees, Growing cress, Eggcups, Baked dough figures, Knotted cloth hare, Pompom animals, Knitted chicken, Egg cosies, Easter-bunny puppets, Decorating Easter eggs, Concertina paper animals (rabbit, chicken), Origami animals (chicken, hare, swan)

Summer: Tissue-paper flowers, fairies and butterflies, Paper doves, Drying flowers and leaves, Straw plaiting, Straw dolls and animals, Corn-husk dolls, Baked Whitsun bird

Autumn: Folded cardboard storage tray, Harvest decorations, Harvest dolls and animals, Autumn garlands, Autumn leaf decorations, Leaf postcards and notepaper, Crown of leaves, Michaelmas dragons, Halloween cobwebs, Halloween lantern

Winter: Tissue paper transparencies, Dipped and wax decorated candles, Advent calendars, Festive wreaths, Lanterns, Angels, Straw stars, Paper window stars, Nativity scenes, Geometric paper decorations

Softbound; 172 pages

Authors: Thomas and Petra Berger