Encourage children to let their imaginations flow! Geared toward children ages 4 - 7, these projects feature easy-to-reproduce patterns and detailed, well-illustrated instructions. Each project includes a list of materials, most of which are as commom as scissors and glue. Have fun with the kids!
Convert old CDs into shiny fishes and turtles, make a mobile from yarn and a disposable pie pan, and transform empty egg cartons into caterpillars! Dozens of simple projects offer hours of inventive fun with ordinary household items.
Geared toward children ages 3 to 8, these projects feature easy-to-reproduce patterns and detailed, well-illustrated instructions. Each project includes a list of materials, most of which are as common as scissors and glue. Playful activities such as transforming a paper plate into a funny frog and making a butterfly from a cardboard tube help develop creative skills and encourage kids to explore the imaginative possibilities of everyday objects.
Janet Skiles lives in western Illinois with her Pekingese-Poodle and two longhaired cats. She has created greeting cards for the World Wildlife Federation, gameboard and puzzle art for Judy Instructo, Great American Puzzle Factory, and Ravensburger/FX Schmid, and picture-book illustrations for Childcraft, Harcourt, Scholastic, Pearson, McGraw-Hill, and others.