Cool Toys & Games
Kids can make their own fun with Cool Toys and & Games! This series has everything needed to create one-of-a-kind toys and board games. Readers will create mini action figures, jumbo backyard checkers, and magnetic building blocks, and more! Each book has step-by-step photos, materials lists, and extra tips and tricks to get you started. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|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|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Cool Board Games: Crafting Creative Toys & Amazing Games (Cool Toys & Games) – Booklist
This colorfully illustrated book has clear, easy-to-follow craft instructions on how to make a number of board games. The step-by-step instructions involve painting, cutting, coloring, and gluing, and are accompanied by helpful photos. It succeeds in inviting kids to create new twists on familiar board games in order to make them even more fun and unique.
Cool Toys & Games - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
The crafts in each of these books will make for good classroom, club activities, and parties. The instructions are reasonably foolproof and with five to six per volume, a lot to choose from. Fun facts about kid favorites like LEGO, Barbie, and Monopoly are liberally sprinkled throughout. A strong choice.