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Jul 06, 2010
| ISBN 9780399535918
Jul 06, 2010
| ISBN 9781101188736
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Jul 06, 2010 | ISBN 9780399535918
Jul 06, 2010 | ISBN 9781101188736
An ingeniously simple and fully-illustrated book for crafting toys from objects found around the house. This clever guide focuses on fun, homemade projects using materials anyone can find around the house or that can be purchased for a fraction of what a commercially-produced toy can cost. Using everyday objects from cardboard tubing to paper to clothespins, readers will discover how to make such projects as: • A milk carton balloon boat • A rubber band banjo • A cardboard tube kaleidoscope • An embroidery hoop tambourine • And more Perfect for parents and teachers, these projects enable families to spend less while keeping entertained. Because fun doesn’t always have to come in a box-sometimes, it’s the box itself.
Heather Swain is the author of numerous books for young adults, children, and grownups, including the award-winning Luscious Lemon and the highly praised Eliot’s Banana. Swain has also published many short stories, personal essays, and nonfiction articles. She lives with… More about Heather Swain
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