Cool Stuff for Reading & Writing: Creative Handmade Projects for Kids
This fun title gives kids lots of ideas for projects to make for reading and writing using a wide variety of materials. There's nothing like having a good book in your hand or writing your thoughts in a journal! This book will help kids enhance their reading and writing experiences. The projects range from making beaded pens to stylish bookmarks to felt book covers and beyond! There's sure to be something that will interest all types of kids. Not only will they learn new craft techniques, they'll be able to experience the joy of giving handmade gifts! Step-by-step instructions and photographs make the projects easy to follow. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Arts, Crafts & Makerspace|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Cool Stuff for Reading & Writing (Cool Stuff) – Booklist
The Cool Stuff series presents a pretty irresistible package for those inclined to glue, paint, and pin. This volume addresses the readers, journalists, and poets out there who appreciate the authenticity and personalization that print provides by offering up to six different ways to snazz up those otherwise staid tools of writing: pens, notebooks, covers, and bookends. Colorful, inventive, and very doable.
Cool Stuff – Horn Book Guide
The six to ten unusual craft projects in each of these books will intrigue creative middle schoolers. . . . Directions are clear and photos show finished objects. . .[and] introductions, safety points, and conclusions frame the projects.
Cool Stuff – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Useful, appealing, achievable projects–6 to 10 per book–are attractively photographed and clearly explained. Minimal special skills are required, although some supplies, tools, or equipment must be specifically purchased. With the use of retro typefaces and signature palettes, the design of these books is unusually sharp and reminiscent of a modern lifestyle magazine. . . .The clean design makes these volumes tempting choices.