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Get Creative with Penguin

Parents and kids get creative!

This episode focuses on ways for parents and kids to get creative together. Heather Swain, author of Make These Toys, teaches you how to craft…

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This episode focuses on ways for parents and kids to get creative together. Heather Swain, author of Make These Toys, teaches you how to craft simple toys using common household materials, and Jane Brocket, author of Turkish Delight & Treasure Hunts, discusses the wonderful activities and recipes to be found in classic children's books. You'll also see how creativity can be messy—and a lot of fun—with Keri Smith's new book Mess.

Visit to submit photos of your pages from Mess and enter for a chance to win a Keri Smith boxed set!

Books featured in this episode:
Make These Toys
Heather Swain
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