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Additional books for children can be found in the catalog under the subject heading Handicraft -- Juvenile literature

Beading: Bracelets, Barrettes, and Beyond Boonyadhistarn, Thiranut
Beading: Bracelets, Barrettes, and Beyond
Learn how to make your very own beaded bracelets, necklaces, and much more. A variety of projects are offered. A metric conversion chart, glossary and fast facts are included to help with the project.
Crochet: Fantastic Jewelry, Hats, Purses, Pillows & More Davis, Jane
Crochet: Fantastic Jewelry, Hats, Purses, Pillows & More
This introduction to crochet delivers clear instructions that do not assume any prior knowledge of the craft. The illustrations are clear and relevant and the projects are ordered in a way that builds on previous skills. The projects themselves are simple, useful, fun and will appeal to modern kids.
Disney's FamilyFun Crafts Disney's FamilyFun Crafts
Edited by Deanna F. Cook and the experts at FamilyFun magazine.
Absolutely jam-packed resource for every kind of craft project known to civilization. The projects rely on inexpensive materials and have well-written instructions; many of them have been tested by parent readers of Family Fun magazine. Fun photographs and a wealth of ideas will have budding crafters of all ages running for the paper, glue and scissors.
FamilyFun Magazine
Ten issues a year are full of suggestions for fun things for families to do together, including family getaways, cooking, crafts, parties, games, holiday activities and parenting tips. Visit the FamilyFun website for more information.
Kids Learn to Knit Guy, Lucinda
Kids Learn to Knit
This book uses simple language and witty animal characters to offer knitting stage-by-stage for any age. Each stage of knitting is set out in a series of lessons; each lesson is then followed by a project to try out new skills.
Origami Activities LaFosse, Michael G.
Origami Activities
Easy-to-follow full-color instructions make these beautiful designs, some traditional, some recently invented, easy to follow. The fifteen projects range from simple to more challenging and include a Chinese Good-Luck Bat, lotus flower, and dollar bill Dragon in addition to the traditional peace crane. The notes accompanying the designs introduce children to various aspects of Asian culture.
Creating by Recycling Llimós Plomer, Anna
Creating by Recycling
Provides instructions for a variety of craft projects using such recycled items as foam trays, empty soda cans, cardboard tubes, plastic bottles, and pieces of cloth.
Hands-On Asia Merrill, Yvonne Y.
Hands-On Asia: Art Activities for All Ages
Provides instructions for authentic, multicultural crafts projects based on the traditions of Japan, China, Tibet, Korea, Mongolia, and Southeast Asia, including a Nepal snow leopard mask, a Chinese calligraphy scroll, and Japanese samurai armor. Other books in this series are Hands-on Ancient People, and Hands-on America
Stamp It! Rhatigan, Joe and Rain Newcomb
Stamp It! 50 Amazing Projects to Make
For kids ages 8-14, colorful photos and step-by-step instructions show how to use stamps to decorate clothing, party decorations, gifts, and much more, as well as make your own stamps.
The Scrapbooker's Idea Book Ross, Kathy
The Scrapbooker's Idea Book
Kathy Ross provides no-cost and low-cost ideas for scrapbooking. Step-by-step illustrated instructions help experienced scrapbookers as well as beginners.
Beading Ross, Kathy
The Storytime Craft Book
Illustrations by Vicky Enright and Elaine Garvin
Here is a charming collection of crafts inspired by nursery rhymes, folktales, songs, and beloved characters from children's literature. Here a zipper is used to pull the Little Engine That Could up a hill; old CDs are transformed into puppets for "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star"; and a gentle tug on a string gets Jack up his cardboard beanstalk. A lovely compendium of puppets, pins, costumes, and more for any child who loves stories.
The Kids Can Press Jumbo Book of Easy Crafts Sadler, Judy Ann
The Kids Can Press Jumbo Book of Easy Crafts
This book organizes projects by crafts materials such as buttons, cardboard tubes, crayons, envelopes, drinking straws, etc. No special trip to the crafts store is necessary for many of these interesting, contemporary-looking projects.
Quilting Storms, Biz
Learn the basics of quilting, create easy projects, and build your skills along the way with these simple-to- follow patterns that are unique and useful, too.
Quilt it! Thibault, Terri and Peg Blanchette
Kids Easy Quilting Projects
The world of quilting is as easy as 1, 2, 3 when you make the projects in this book. Tips, patterns, and how-to instructions included.
Injeanuity Warwick, Ellen
17 projects are introduced in this book that use old, boring jeans and show how, with some simple embellishments and very little cash, you can create a whole new wardrobe, among other accessories. All of the projects include easy-to-follow instructions and informative instructions. Most of these projects require a sewing machine and good sewing skills for success.

Last updated Wednesday May 30 2007.

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