Star Wars Maker Lab

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Published by DK Children

By Liz Lee Heinecke, Cole Horton

RRP: £16.99

"Ever wanted to create Jabba slime, own a Hoth snow globe or build your own roving 'Mouse' droid? Well, now you can do all of that, plus a whole lot more"

Home Cinema Choice

"I really like this book, it has lots of science based art activities and experiments... and it's <i>Star Wars</i> which is awesome"


"This book is amazing, So many great ideas. Me and my brother are both <i>Star Wars</i> fans so this is brilliant for us. Easy to follow instructions. Very good pictures as well"


"The book made me feel like an inventor who could create lots of fun things. I love this book"


"There are lots of excellent activities here to occupy a <i>Star Wars</i> fan over the Summer holidays. What I like about this book is the clear explanations, <i>Star Wars</i> and Science (basic) facts and colourful imagery. We would both recommend this book"


"Both girls and boys can enjoy these activities and experiments"


"My son is very creative and loves art, and he really enjoyed this book. Would highly recommend and a book that will be used over and over again"


"What a treat this book has been for both our boys... The links between experiments and the stories were fun and led to a desire to watch the films"


About Star Wars Maker Lab

Star Wars Maker Lab teaches your budding Padawan how to become a Master of science, in both the real world and the Star Wars galaxy!

Have you ever wanted to move things without touching them like a Jedi can? Or maybe explode a balloon with a beam of energy, just like the Death Star? Now you can! Star Wars Maker Lab helps children learn the basics of science by travelling through the Star Wars galaxy.

This book is perfect for budding scientists and Star Wars aficionados alike. The 20 projects are full of fun facts for kids, colourful diagrams, and easy-to-follow instructions that cover a range of topics that will enthral and entertain. Star Wars Maker Lab is filled with science and science fiction for readers between ages 9-12.

Unleash Your Inner Scientist, Engineer And Artist!

With a blockbuster 128 pages packed with 20 fabulous projects; Star Wars Maker Lab is out of this world! Using the clear step-by-step instructions, it guides home scientists and makers through each exciting experiment - from making Jabba's gooey slime or a hovering land speeder, to an Ewok catapult and a glowing Gungan Globe of Peace. Each experiment has fact-filled panels to explain real-world science as well as the Star Wars science fiction from the movies.

This Star Wars book, covering a range of STEM topics keeps children entertained for hours, making use of many household items such as cardboard tubes, baking soda, cornstarch, straws, balloons, and food colouring. There is also plenty to keep more adventurous scientists enthralled, with instructions on how to make a bristlebot mouse droid, lightsaber duel, and Mustafar volcano.

Learn about the galaxy we live in, inspired by one far, far away:
- Explore STEM topics from science to science-fiction
- Stir up some sticky Jabba the Hutt Slime
- Duel with Lightsabers
- Create an erupting Mustafar Volcano
- Delve into the mechanics of the Star Wars universe from Speed Gliders to Anakin's Mechno-Arm and more!

Star Wars Maker Lab is part of the educational Maker Lab series, which includes kid-safe projects and crafts that will get young inventors' wheels turning and make science pure fun. Photographs and facts carefully detail the "why" and "how" of each experiment using real-world examples to provide context so kids can gain a deeper understanding of the scientific principles applied.

Maker Lab will help kids find their inner inventor and create winning projects for school projects, science fairs, and beyond.