Cool Stuff for Your Garden: Creative Handmade Projects for Kids

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This fun title gives kids lots of ideas for projects to make for a garden or yard using a wide variety of materials. It will inspire creativity and make being outside all that more enjoyable. The projects range from making a Zen garden to a beaded wind chime to a double-decker birdbath 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
BISACS JNF015000, JNF022000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Arts, Crafts & Makerspace
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2011-09-01
ISBN 9781617149849, 9781617879210
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 635
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level O
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

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.

Author: Pam Scheunemann

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