Super Crafty Books for Creative Tweens

by Dena McMurdie

When I’m planning a sleepover or thinking about what to do on our next rainy day, having a few craft books on hand is a lifesaver. Crafts not only keep kids busy, they also help build confidence, creativity, and hand-eye coordination. And they’re fun!

Crafts can be done solo or in a group, so the next time you need to plan a party or entertain your kids on a restless afternoon, see if you can get your hands on one of these crafty books.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2015 and updated in 2023.