Top 10 Best Book classes, courses, learnings kits and gifts in the UK

In the digital world we live in it is easy to forget the values of a good book. We are too often immersed in technology with our heads continuously buried in our laptops, tablets and phones. Picking up a book is now a refreshing alternative and can reinvigorate you given the chance.

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4. Christmas Gift: Make a mini-book for someone special and a bonus gift for you
LAST ORDERS ACCEPTED UP TO SUNDAY 19TH DECEMBER FOR GUARANTEED DELIVERY IN TIME FOR CHRISTMAS Zines are small DIY books that employ the art of paper folding. Incorporating expressive text and visual art, zines are a powerful way of sharing your thoughts and a perfect idea for a Christmas gift. This learning kit includes 2 ideas for making your own zines. Make a Christmas Zine for someone special! Share the love this Christmas by creating a special gift for an important person. Imagine their delight as your loved one holds a handmade book in their hands; a unique, captivating creation filled with personal memories and stories. This learning kit includes a limited edition, handmade instruction zine explaining how to make these miniature books with lots of ideas to help you fill each page dedicated to your special someone. Tell them what makes them so important, share the things that make you both laugh and reminisce about places you’ve visited together. But why stop at making one? Your kit includes enough paper for up to 4 different zines. Make several for family members and friends! Review the year - Make a New Year Zine for your self! Once you have created your special gift why not create a zine for yourself? As a festive bonus you will also receive a limited edition, handmade Review of the Year zine, including instructions for your own miniature book and inspiration to create art motivated by your memories of this year. Reflect on your achievements this past year and set goals for next year. In addition to your limited edition instruction zines, this home learning kit includes a set of 4 beautiful handmade papers, as well as labels, envelopes, collage materials (for example book pages, magazine pages, origami paper) a folding tool and other treats. Everything you need to get zine-making in the comfort of your own home. So, cosy up, settle down and make zines! Once you start you may never stop!
15. Family Art Zines: make your own books
Ever wanted to capture memories of a special event or family holiday but don't have the time to make a photo book? Ever wished for a creative way your kids can create and treasure their own memories? Zines are the answer! Simple, quick and easy DIY books employing the art of paper folding, zines are a great way to explore drawing, writing, memories and ideas. Imagine holding a handmade book in your hands; the feeling of delight and sense of discovery as you turn the pages. Now imagine that book was created by you or your children; a unique, captivating handmade creation filled with personal memories and stories. Support children's natural curiosity and love for books by making your own books together! This family activity is an adaptation of the popular Wellbeing Zine-making sessions run by The Art Room. In this 1.5 hour workshop with artist Sarah B Davies, we will use a memory of a special event or holiday to inspire our own handmade zines. Ideal for young children and adults of all creative levels, participants can choose between filling their pages with expressive text or visual art, or both, through guided drawing and writing activities. Zines are a powerfully tactile artform that can support wellbeing. This workshop takes place online to enable children and adults to relax and feel comfortable - vital when exploring our own wellbeing. Once you have signed up for a workshop, you will receive a Family Zine-making Kit that contains gorgeous materials and treats, including: a set of beautiful handmade papers for everyone to create a book with; a folding tool; binding rings and a limited edition art zine delivered straight to your door. This workshop suits adults and children at all levels, and is intended as a family activity - children should be accompanied and may need your help at times too. Taking time to focus on ourselves and support our own and our family's wellbeing is more important than ever. We acknowledge there are many ways you can focus on your own wellbeing, including exercise, mindfulness and meditation as well as artistic endeavours. We believe creating artistic zines inspired by happy family memories offers one potential way to support the bigger picture of wellbeing and mental health and alongside other approaches. So, cosy up, settle down and make zines together! once you start you may never stop!
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