With March Break almost upon us, now is the perfect time to take a look at some of our newest "Maker" titles.
Whether you've got a budding chef on your hands or a budding scientist who simply wants to build something awesome, we've got the perfect books to keep kids busy - and creating during Maker March!
A must-have book for any future scientists, this all new book features more than 25 projects for kids from ages 8 and up to make using everyday materials. Whether building something to impress friends and family, or something super awesome for a school project, this book is sure to inspire kids' creativity and their scientific side, and, as the founder of Maker Faire Dale Dougherty says, "to realize with their hands what they can imagine in their minds."
A tasty guide for budding cooks who want to slice, dice and mix their way to amazing meals, this book is packed with more than 50 delicious recipes for young cooks from fluffy pancakes and quesadillas to kebabs and pastas! Kids will also learn, tips, tricks, and kitchen fundamentals--all while having a great time making simple snacks, balanced meals, and sweet treats.
The perfect starting point for teaching your little one about all types of art. This wonderful book for a little-learning starting on their art journey delves into more than 50 fun art projects for kids. - from hand-printing and sponge painting to map-making and origami animals. Simple, fun, and it's packed with creative hands-on activities to share and enjoy.
Kids ages 8 and up will enjoy building something brilliant with this book which features twenty-five interactive cardboard model projects that engage kids' creativity and "out of the box" thinking skills through hands-on learning and the application of science-based principles. From small-scale gifts to large constructions, clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy for kids to bring old cardboard to life and build recycled creations they can play with, sit in, and wear. The possibilities are endless!
This award-winning book includes 28 kid-safe projects and crafts that will get young inventors' wheels turning and make science pure fun. Each step-by-step activity is appropriate for kids ages 8–12, and ranked easy, medium, or hard, with an estimated time frame for completion. Requiring only household materials, young makers can build an exploding volcano, race balloon rocket cars, construct a lemon battery, make sticky slime, and more. Maker Lab will help kids find their inner inventor and create winning projects for school projects, science fairs, and beyond.