Kids Can do it: Funky Junk
Non-Fiction Craft (Series)
Ages 7 to 10
Kids Can Press, 2003, 1-55337-387-1
Have you ever been to a hardware store and looked at all the bolts, screws, washers, nails, wire and hooks? Have you ever thought that it might be fun to buy some of each item and take them home to make something out of them. If you are such a person then this is the book for you. In this book you will learn how to turn hardware bits and pieces into all kinds of decorative sculptures, zip pulls, jewelry, magnets, key chains, and more.
With just a little wire, some pipe cleaners, tape and simple tools you can create funny looking pencil pals which will dazzle your friends. If you are more ambitious you can turn a collection of bolts, nuts, wire, connectors, and a u-bolt into a robot sharpener.
Carefully illustrated instructions walk crafters through the process of making each project. At the beginning of the book the author explains what kinds of tools to use, how to use them and what kinds of supplies crafters will need to complete the projects in the book. She places emphasis on the need for safety and provides plenty of tips throughout the book to help crafters create wonderful pieces without hurting themselves.
This is one of the titles in the excellent “kids Can Do it” series.
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