The Best of Making Things: A Hand Book of Creative Discovery

The Best of Making Things A Hand Book of Creative Discovery Why go to the mall when you can make things at home using materials recycled from around the house This classic educational and creative text features projects carefully selected by the author to

  • Title: The Best of Making Things: A Hand Book of Creative Discovery
  • Author: Ann Sayre Wiseman
  • ISBN: 9780967984612
  • Page: 296
  • Format: Paperback
  • Why go to the mall when you can make things at home using materials recycled from around the house This classic educational and creative text features 125 projects, carefully selected by the author to develop natural curiosity and self esteem, and to demonstrate simple and important concepts that have shaped the cultures of the world So when a child asks, What can I dWhy go to the mall when you can make things at home using materials recycled from around the house This classic educational and creative text features 125 projects, carefully selected by the author to develop natural curiosity and self esteem, and to demonstrate simple and important concepts that have shaped the cultures of the world So when a child asks, What can I do you can reply, Make things Paper from laundry lint A bird feeder from clothes hangers Chocolate pudding finger paintings Beautiful fish potato prints A cardboard box loom that teaches weaving and math A simple pattern to sew shirts, pants, or dresses The author s detailed and delightful drawings fill every page so that children just starting out and grownups who have missed out can quickly grasp the ideas.

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    1. A great little craft book that (unlike many other older craft books) I would call retro, but not dated. It is absolutely a product of it's era, but there's little in it that's not doable now.In fact, this book coming out of the seventies means there is a focus on traditional crafts, nature and reusing things (not letting a thing go to waste) which fits right in with our current sustainability culture and feels pretty contemporary. I also think the approach of this book to children's crafts is a [...]

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