Our own children’s craft and design products are excellent starter kits for young artists, and offer a whole range of ways to express their imagination.
The John Lewis Painting Caddy features 16 essential painting tools, including everything from brushes and rollers to stamps and inspiration sheets. For aspiring sea dogs, consider this ingenious Make Your Own Pirate Adventure Kit, for a bumper pack of craft materials to build up a scene of swashbuckling sailors at home.
The Great Extendable Colouring Book offers a fun and failsafe contingency plan for rainy weekends or delayed journeys, with seven extendible pages of enchanting illustrations waiting to be brought to life.
Once they’ve had a little practice, the excellent H2-Whoa! Magic Drawing Board will be the perfect companion for their art projects. Simply fill up the four supplied pens with water and let their imagination flourish as the pen marks the surface. The magical fabric on this innovative board means that as their painting dries it begins to fade, just in time for their next doodle masterpiece.