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Multcolib Midland picks: Kids can do! Make it yourself

Robotics
Robotics Discover the Science & Technology of the Future With 20 Projects By Ceceri, Kathy (Book - 2012 ) j 629.892 C3879r 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Once, robots were only found in science fiction books and movies. Today, robots are everywhere! In this book kids of all interests and abilities will learn creative solutions to tricky problems and marvel at the working robots they make themselves!

Annotation:Wondering where should you take your young makers when they want a place to turn their ideas into reality with their own hands? This article offers suggestions for Family Friendly projects and places.

Snow Play
Snow Play How to Make Forts & Slides & Winter Campfires Plus the Coolest Loch Ness Monster and 23 Other Brrrilliant [i.e. Brilliant] Projects in the Snow By Ralston, Birgitta (Book - 2010 ) j 796.9 R164s 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:The book includes complete step-by-step text instructions for 25 projects and games to draw you outdoors on a snow-filled day! Explanatory line drawings plus full-color photographs show how each project is finished in all its frozen glory. Snow Play is filled with projects and games for any age, ability, and number of people.

The Dangerous Book for Boys
The Dangerous Book for Boys By Iggulden, Conn (Book - 2007 ) 031.02 I24d 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Skills for every adventurous boy (and girl!) who may be interested in building tree houses, learning how to fish, finding true north, tying knots, skimming stones, building go-carts and electromagnets, and more. Also full of excerpts from history such as "Famous Battles" and facts about ancient wonders of the world and astronomy.

Filmmaking
Filmmaking By Downing, Todd (Book - 2011 ) j 791.43023 D7489f 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Making a movie is a complicated process that takes a lot of hard work with special equipment. This thorough book explains all the necessary basics of filmmaking in way thats accessible and easy to understand.

Great Medieval Projects You Can Build Yourself
Great Medieval Projects You Can Build Yourself By Bordessa, Kris (Book - 2008 ) j 940.1 B728g 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Interactive guide to the Middle Ages, exploring the period leading up to the Renaissance--including siege warfare, markets and fairs, medieval medicine, and the feudal system. Hands-on activities include making a trebuchet, a marshmallow cannon, some period recipes, and a thatched roof.

Maya
Maya Amazing Inventions You Can Build Yourself By Bell-Rehwoldt, Sheri (Book - 2012 ) j 972.81016 B4351m 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:From ceremonial masks and hieroglyphics to calendars and musical instruments, the hands-on projects in this fun and educational book allow children to experience how the Maya lived, cooked, worshipped, entertained themselves, and interacted with their neighbours

Best Ever Paper Airplanes
Best Ever Paper Airplanes By Schmidt, Norman (Book - 2007 ) j 745.592 S353b 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:These 18 models, named for birds, are simply breathtaking. From "Eagle" to "Swallow," they come with easy-to-follow folding tips and fantastic decorating suggestions to copy, and feature designs that really soar and swoop.

Teens & Tweens Quilting Fun With Family & Friends
Teens & Tweens Quilting Fun With Family & Friends By Shackelford, Anita (Book - 2009 ) j 746.46041 S5243t 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:A total of 17 projects include styles for boys or girls, young children or older, traditional or trendy colors, and bed or wall-size quilts. Projects such as the quilted laptop cover and the message board will appeal to quilters of any age

Make your Own Musical Instruments
Make your Own Musical Instruments By D'Cruz, Anna-Marie (Book - 2009 ) j 784.1923 D277m 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:An introduction to various types of musical instruments, followed by instructions to make culturally-specific instruments including Spanish castanets, an African thumb piano, and an Egyptian harp. For younger kids.

Musical Instruments
Musical Instruments By Doney, Meryl (Book - 1995 ) j 784.192 D681m 1995 Available in some locations

Annotation:Readers will discover the many ways the world makes music, from the bells of India and Zimbabwe and the flutes of Central America to the great drums of Africa. Projects include weaving a basket shaker, making panpipes, and creating a guitar. For older kids.

Making Shadow Puppets
Making Shadow Puppets By Bryant, Jill (Book - 2002 ) j 791.53 B915m 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Create traditional shadow puppets based on designs from around the world. With instructions for nine beautifully crafted and decorated wooden rod puppets, portable screen set-ups, scenery and script ideas.

Birdfeeders
Birdfeeders By Schwarz, Renée (Book - 2005 ) j 690.89 S411b 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Using recycled and household materials or supplies found at any hardware store, these birdfeeders can be made in an afternoon and are sturdy enough to last for years.

How to Make Balloon Animals
How to Make Balloon Animals By Chauffe, Emily (Book - 2009 ) j 745.594 C4969h 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:For kids, by kids, with every page in full-color photographs. No complicated designs and twists that require big hands, only projects that are fun and simple to learn. For younger kids and beginners.

Extreme Balloon Tying
Extreme Balloon Tying More Than 40 Over-the-top Projects By Levine, Shar (Book - 2006 ) j 745.594 L665e 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:These balloon sculptures use new techniques like the roll lock and the starburst, and they're a little more complicated to yield awesome results. But don't worry: each step is so well illustrated and captured in such detail that you won't have any trouble following the process. For older kids.

Way to Crochet!
Way to Crochet! 20 Cool, Easy Projects for Kids of All Ages By Haab, Sherri (Book - 2006 ) j 746.434 H111w 2006 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 5 copies

Annotation:Easier to learn than knitting, crocheting is perfect for young people who want to try something new. A basic introduction to materials, tools, and stitches will get you started. With 20 fun and cool projects to try your new skills out.

Make your Own Slippers & Shoes
Make your Own Slippers & Shoes By D'Cruz, Anna-Marie (Book - 2009 ) j 685.31 D277m 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Take a fun tour through various cultures by creating Dutch clogs, Roman sandals, and Indian Jutti slippers.

Small Worlds
Small Worlds Maps and Mapmaking By Young, Karen Romano (Book - 2002 ) j 912 Y73s 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Learn the language and history of maps, how to make them, how to use them, and who creates them. See how maps are made of the world, the universe, a brain, the weather, and even neighborhood dogs!

Pirate Ship Adventure Crafts
Pirate Ship Adventure Crafts By Llimós Plomer, Anna (Book - 2011 ) j 745.5 L791p 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Step-by-step instructions on how to make eleven simple pirate-themed crafts using easy to find materials. Create a ship, pirate crew, treasure chest, and more.

The Kids' Guide to Projects for your Pet
The Kids' Guide to Projects for your Pet By Green, Gail (Book - 2012 ) j 745.592 G7961k 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:From a dog T-shirt and cat toys to a hamster funhouse, you're sure to find something for your furry, feathery, or even scaly friend!

ART2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling
ART2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling By Angleberger, Tom (Book - 2013 ) j 745.5 S7956a 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:This companion to the Origami Yoda series presents young Padawans with dozens of activities from the Star Wars universe. Learn how to fold R2-D2 and C-3PO, draw Jabba, and even build a fully functioning ChapStick rocket.

Making Books That Fly, Fold, Wrap, Hide, Pop Up, Twist, and Turn
Making Books That Fly, Fold, Wrap, Hide, Pop Up, Twist, and Turn Books for Kids to Make By Diehn, Gwen (Book - 1998 ) j 686 D559m 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:Eighteen projects for children 8-14. Books are containers for messages, information, or ideas, and there are many shapes they may take. Includes step-by-step instructions, as well as the history of books.

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Join the Maker culture! Imagine, invent, design, build, collaborate, create... Whether it's building a backyard tree house, knitting your dog a sweater, or folding paper origami , these books are all about how to do it yourself (or with a little adult help).


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