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Each activity has icons that indicate the cost, time, age range, and difficulty level. A "materials needed" list lays out what you'll need in advance, and easy, detailed, and personable step-by-step instructions will keep everything on track. From basic coding to self-propelled boats to throwing a Hobbit-themed feast to crocheting an Amigurumi, you'll find tons of fun projects that will satisfy the geek in your family! 224 indexed pages, softcover.
Some readers may wish to note that- - as would be expected- - fantasy novels (i.e. Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter) are discussed, as well as physical role-playing games and MMORPGs.
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Potter Craft
Publication Date: 2012
|Dimensions: 9 X 7.4 (inches)|
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Being geeky is all about exploring the world with endless curiosity. Geek Mom is your invitation to introducing the same sense of wonder and imagination to the next generation.
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