Georgene Lockwood

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Crafts With Kids

Learn beginning skills for crafting in paper, fabric, wood, leather, metal, clay and glass. Make homemade crafts in the kitchen. Explore the outdoors and create with shells, stones and plants. Make your own toys and musical instruments. Give gifts you and your child have made yourselves.

This book gives you:

Quick and easy projects kids love to do with grown-ups

Idiot-proof instructions and clear illustrations for creating hundreds of gifts and holiday crafts

Down-to-earth advice on setting up crafts space, mastering cleanup, and displaying works of art

"If you are determined to make a difference in your child's life and have a willingness…to explore your own creativity, this book has all the information you need to succeed." Bettie Lake, visual arts teacher, Herrera School for the Fine Arts; founder, the Art Teacher Connection.

Selected Works

Non-fiction
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beading Illustrated
The first comprehensive guide for beginning beaders, from stringing to embellishing with beads and everything in between.
Non-Fiction
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Organizing Your Life (third edition)
Simple strategies for getting rid of clutter and filling your life with what you love.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Simple Living
Practical ways to celebrate simplicity every day.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Crafts With Kids
Quick and easy creative projects kids love to do with grown-ups.