Sunday 2 December 2012

Creative Creatures - Kids activity book by Donna Wilson

 Speaking of books... I have some very exciting news. This year I have been working on a kids activity book, with the publishers Kingfisher. It's not launching until Spring, but I wanted to show a sneak preview of some of 'the making of'  It's been one of my favorite projects, as I love doing these sort of shoots.

 Wilbur glove puppet- and paper finger puppets. These are a few things that you can make from the book- some are really easy and some are a but harder and involve sewing. 
 I really wanted all the spreads in the book to be shot in real life! rather than photoshopped together... so we had a lot of fun setting up little sets- the blank spaces in theses images are for the activity instructions to be placed onto.
 Behind the scenes at the theatre!
and one of my favourites:

 I had to put this in as one of the activities- make your own outfits for Charlie monkey- I remember having a lot of fun when I was young making lovely dresses for the girl you got with 'Twinkle'magazine ( showing my age now!)
Below is how the spread turned out!

It was a fantastic project to work on, and I can't wait until it comes out.  I will keep you posted. 


  1. This so fab, will definitely get for my boys!

  2. Amazing, i would love to feature on my blog s please keep me posted as to its release date here in Australia.

  3. This looks great! nothing better than sharing time with your kids, and crafts are a great way of doing it. Do you have any christmas-themed crafts? I would love to share it on my site.

  4. oh my giddy aunt - this looks so gorgeous. can't wait to get for it to come out :)

  5. it's out now!! you v=can get it in your local book store hopefully! or

  6. This blog is having very informational content, thanks for sharing. kids activites workshop

  7. amazing art thanks to share such a collection my kids really liked them

  8. we can say that is good work brother