51 things to make with cardboard tubes

Hayes, Fiona, 1970-
Call Number: x 747 H417-1

This book helps you transform unwanted cardboard tubes into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life, and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors, and styles for a range of ages.

 

Awesome LEGO creations with bricks you already have : 50 new robots, dragons, race cars, planes, wild animals, and other exciting projects to build imaginative worlds

Dees, Sarah,
Call Number: x 681 D312

This activity book has step-by-step instructions and tons of photos to teach you how to build robots and a robot lab, race cars to race your friends and jet planes to zoom across the room at lightning speed, or fit in your pocket for on-the-go play. You can build wild animals then take your minifigures on a safari to see a lion, tiger, monkey and more. Build your own LEGO town with a playground, skate park, and go-cart entertainment arena. Your knight minifigures will have a real adventure when they encounter a green fire-breathing dragon. Help the knights win the battle by building a catapult and a crossbow that really work. Then try the no-instruction projects, where you can put your creativity and LEGO building skills to the test by building something using just a photo as a guide.

 

Bathe, buff, and beautify : DIY crafts and recipes for natural body care

Andrus, Aubre,
Call Number: x 613 A576

Nourish your body from head to toe with these simple handmade spa recipes. Using some of nature's best ingredients, such as sea salt, honey, essential oils, and beeswax, you'll craft soothing recipes like the Luxurious Lotion Bars, Sweet Dreams Cream, and the Good Morning Shower Steamer. Soak in invigorating Peppermint Bath Salts, exfoliate with your very own homemade shower puff, and then hydrate with a handcrafted Cinnamon Vanilla Whipped Body Butter. Experience a natural beauty routine with these fresh, fun spa projects.

 

Build it! things that float make supercool models with your Lego classic set

Kemmeter, Jennifer,
Call Number: x 681 K31

Presents picture-based instructions for building a variety of boats using a classic LEGO set.

 

DIY box creations : fun and creative projects to make out of really big boxes!

Sanchez, Courtney,
Call Number: x 747 S211

Presents instructions for step-by-step craft projects utilizing cardboard boxes, including a rocket ship, train table, and dollhouse.

 

Dressing the naked hand : the world's greatest guide to making, staging, and performing with puppets

White, Amy, 1966-
Call Number: x 793 W5823

This ultimate puppetry guide includes: how to make puppets from stuffed animals, how to build your own hand puppet, how to create advanced Muppet-like puppets using master techniques, how to build simple, intermediate, and advanced puppet stages, how to bring your puppet to life with convincing body language, voices, diction, and emotions.

 

Edible inventions : cooking hacks and yummy recipes you can build, mix, bake, and grow

Ceceri, Kathy,
Call Number: x 641 C387

This book shows you how to make: your own butter with a mechanized bot that does the hard work for you!; a hydraulic 3D food printer that uses LEGOs and frosting to build yummy creations; juicy gelatin drops that look like noodles or fish eggs--but taste great!; chocolatey spun pies and flavored rock candy sticks; a solar cooker that lets the sun do all of the work making nachos, cookies, and even a chocolate cake; a worm bin for making your own soil (and tips to prevent the worms from escaping!); an aquaponic jar where your pets help to grow the veggies.

 

The gadget inventor handbook

Warren, Mike, 1980-
Call Number: x 621.3 W291

Presents a collection of fourteen electronics projects for young inventors, including an LED bracelet, wire maze, and drawing robot.

 

I can make my own accessories : easy-to-follow patterns to make and customize fashion accessories

Scott-Smith, Louise, 1968-
Call Number: x 746 S4315

Make and customize unique, stylish jewelry, hair accessories, bags, belts, and much more. With inspirational photographs of the finished accessories this book includes clear step-by-step illustrated instructions and actual-size patterns to make a wide range of on-trend accessories, like a flowery hair garland; a fun, furry bag charm; a 70s-style braided belt; or a jeweled statement collar necklace. A section at the back of the book explains the basics of sewing and other craft techniques, including how to thread a needle, do a running stitch, and sew on buttons. There are also helpful tips and lots of ideas for alternative projects and customizing what you've made.

 

Make it glow : LED projects for the whole family

Coker, Emily,
Call Number: x 621.3 C682

Shares instructions for twenty-four projects using LEDs, including glowing pinwheels, electric roses, and marquee letters.

 

Making electric jewelry

Quinn, Amy, 1976-
Call Number: x 745 Q65

Using just a few basic components, youngsters will learn to create customized electric jewelry through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving. Additional tools, including a glossary and an index, help students learn new vocabulary and locate information.