Cool Crafts for Kids

Welcome to the world of crafting! This series introduces readers to many cool crafts that can be made with simple materials, many of which are found around the house. Readers will learn how to make origami out of dollar bills and bend pipe cleaners into animal and monster figures. Step-by-step instructions will help readers learn how to work with new materials, too, such as paper-mache, tissue paper, and duct tape. Photographs accompany the text to make each foray into crafting easy and fun!

  • Accessible instructions allow beginners to practice and hone their skills
  • Crafts encourage readers to repurpose many common household items



Library Set
ISBN: 978-1-4994-8131-0
© Year 2017
Reading Level: Grade 3
Interest Level: Grades 3 – 6
Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ 32 p
Language: English
Features: Full-Color Photographs • Further Information Section • Glossary • Index • Step-by-Step Instructions

Further Info & Pricing 



Tissue Paper Creations

Who knew tissue paper could be made into suncatchers and butterflies? This book shows readers all the fun projects they can make using tissue paper, a common household material. The book begins by introducing readers to techniques for working with tissue paper, then shows them how to make collage placemats, paper bag piñatas, and bird decorations. The book provides clear step-by-step guidance through the projects, and vivid visuals bring each project to life.

ISBN : 978-1-4994-8241-6
Written by Jane Yates



Pipe Cleaner Projects

For readers looking for a new crafting project, creating with pipe cleaners is a simple, fun introduction to crafting. Readers will learn how to make figures such as dogs, cats, and flowers out of pipe cleaners. They will also learn how to make bracelets, rings, and crowns to wear while playing dress-up. Each project is explained through clear instructions, which are supported with step-by-step color photographs. These colorful pipe cleaner projects are perfect for beginning crafters everywhere!

ISBN : 978-1-4994-8238-6
Written by Jane Yates



Paper-Mache Masks

It’s time for a masquerade! Readers will enjoy making their very own masks out of paper-mache. This book teaches readers to create several paper-mache projects, such as a superhero mask and monster mask. Readers will also learn how to make masks of animal faces, such as lions, owls, and bunnies. Colorful photographs make each step accessible even to beginning readers, and step-by-step instructions guide readers through each part of the process. Crafters are on their way to becoming masters of disguise!

ISBN : 978-1-4994-8235-5
Written by Jane Yates



Fun with Felt

There are endless ways to get creative with felt! This book introduces readers to crafting with this affordable and versatile material. Readers will learn important techniques for making several projects, such as a felt pouch, bird ornament, and a monster stuffie. Easy and accessible instructions walk readers through each project, while photographs illustrate each step. Young crafters will have fun working on their very own felt masterpieces!

ISBN : 978-1-4994-8233-1
Written by Jane Yates



Duct Tape Creations

Crafting doesn’t have to be expensive! This book teaches readers how to create amazing crafts out of a common household item—duct tape. Readers will learn how to make an adventure bag, tablet cover, wallet, and more. They can also choose to make something they can wear, such as a tie or baseball cap. Clear instructions and corresponding photographs will engage readers and allow them to correctly follow each step in the crafting process.

ISBN : 978-1-4994-8230-0
Written by Jane Yates



Dollar Bill Origami

What’s better than earning a dollar bill? Creating a craft with it! This book introduces readers to fun origami figures that can be made out of dollar bills. Readers will learn how to make an airplane, envelope, bird, and more. Crafters might choose to keep the origami figure or give it to a friend as a unique gift. Clear photographs and step-by-step instructions ensure that readers will grasp the crafting process. Even beginner crafters will master this creative, one-dollar activity!

ISBN : 978-1-4994-8227-0
Written by Jane Yates


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