CRRL Kids: Making Toy Buildings
Annotation:Make an airplane, a tepee, a climbing wall for your action figure, a magnetic fishing game, a coat of arms, or a drum kit, a zoo, playhouse, or aquarium. 25 projects in all.
Annotation:Getting beyond the box! Do you like to get your hands dirty? Do you enjoy puttering stuff together with popsicle sticks and duct tape. If so then The Kids Guide to Building Cool Stuff is right up your alley From hot dog cookers to homemade kites you'll impress your friends and family with all sorts of amazing creations.
Annotation:Discusses recycling and provides information and instructions for making art projects from a variety of recycled materials.
Annotation:Want to take building a bit more seriously? With clearly written, illustrated explanations of 20 different building systems made from simple household materials, readers can construct the 100 easy-to-follow architectural activities. Readers are also introduced to the large variety of materials that can be used for building as well as the pros and cons of each--including its life span and potential for reuse. Informative sidebars offer insights into the architectural and design properties of everything from drinking straws to yurts.
Annotation:Use these templates to make a city with a hospital, roads, fire station, and more.
Annotation:You will need old boxes, cartons, colored paper, scissors, tape, paper tubes, and crayons. Easy and fun.
Annotation:A nifty little house. If you want a bigger house that's easier to cut, copy the image and paste it a word processing program. Make it bigger there by clicking on the image and then pulling on the corner. Ask for a grownup's help if need be.