Great Books for Your Makerspace

Great Books for Your Makerspace

Make it happen this summer with these DIY-friendly books that are designed to inspire, inform, and entertain! From sticky slime and invisible ink to jungles in a bottle, box robots, and cardboard cities, making things has never been this fun for makers and crafters alike.

1. Out of the Box

The latest addition to our Maker titles makes it easy to recycle household cardboard into incredible art projects that you can wear, share, and play with! From costumes and castles to gifts and games, Out of the Box features 25 projects to build and decorate.

2. Maker Lab

Science begins at home - in the kitchen, at your desk, or even in your backyard. Maker Lab shows kids ages 7 and up how to get busy with everyday materials and learn about the world by doing! Step-by-step instructions for 28 kid-safe projects will get young makers' wheels turning and make science pure fun!

3. How to be a Scientist

Being a scientist isn't just about wearing a white coat and doing experiments in a lab. It's about exploring, investigating, testing, and figuring out how things work. How to be a Scientist is a new book packed with activities and projects that help kids understand how the world around them works.

4. How to Draw

Packed with easy to follow step-by-step instructions and practical drawing tips, How to Draw makes it easy to learn to draw anything and everything. Including plenty of space to dip in and try out your ideas, this is the perfect book for anyone who loves to draw and for those who think they can't.

5. The LEGO® Ideas Book

A hit among parents and in classrooms for inspiring imagination and creativity, the award-winning LEGO Ideas Book is divided into six themed chapters, filled with creative building ideas, and tips and tricks for LEGO® bricks.

6. Coding Projects in Scratch

Create mind-bending illusions, crazy animations, and interactive artworks with this amazing collection of Scratch™ projects. Suitable for beginners and experts alike, this step-by-step visual guide has everything you need to learn how to code and share your games online.

7. Supercraft

Discover materials and techniques you've never tried before with Supercraft's 52 easy step-by-step projects. Update and upcycle your home and wardrobe with fun DIY makeovers, and craft your way through the year with mobiles, mugs, lamps, pillows, dishes, and tote bags.

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