March 14, 2017 | Shanemoneal
March is National Craft Month. Check out some of the books below to get your creative juices flowing!
Offers instructions for several craft projects inspired by prominent figures from African American culture and history.
Presents facts about backyard animals and insects along with step-by-step instructions for creating an assortment of related crafts, including a googly-eyed squirrel, a robin's nest, clothespin grasshopper clips, and a chipmunk pencil cup.
Presents facts about forest animals and the forest along with step-by-step instructions for creating an assortment of kooky forest animal crafts, including a moose sock puppet, a pom-pom bear pencil top, and a googly-eyed bat.
Teaches about different Asian cultures while demonstrating how to make crafts that represent each.
"Does your child spend too much time in front of a screen? Help them discover the excitement of hands-on learning with Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love. Packed with DIY projects like a personalized race track chore tracker, a high-flying homemade 3D kite and handmade musical instruments, the activities in this book will encourage your child to explore the world beyond the screen."--Back cover.
Teaches readers how to make various craft projects inspired by nature or for use outdoors, including painting rocks, printing a scarf with patterns using the sun, and turning a pink plastic flamingo into a bird like none in nature.
"Includes the scientific explanation behind the winter season, a related myth, and step-by-step instructions on how to make eight winter-themed crafts out of various materials"--.
"Explains the origins of St. Patrick's Day and how to make ten holiday-related crafts."--.
Provides instructions for creating 35 handicraft projects inspired by past and present cultures from around the world. Includes background information on the various crafts..
Provides information about life on a ranch in nineteenth century New Mexico and instructions for a variety of related craft projects.