May 06, 2018

#BookReview: The Craft-a-Day Book: 30 Projects to Make with Recycled Materials by Kari Cornell, Jennifer S. Larson

About the Book:

Reduce, reuse, and recycle with ideas from The Craft-a-Day Book.

You can put the three Rs to work with these thirty awesome crafts! Using recycled and reusable materials from around the house, school, or a thrift store, you'll find directions for making colorful lanterns from paper and jars, ruffle skirts from t-shirts, scarves and mitts from your favorite old sweaters and socks, and much more. Learn to make bobbles and pom-poms and other easy decorative embellishments. You'll also get a window into how one experienced crafter—Kari Cornell—finds inspiration for her projects. Colorful photographs and step-by-step instructions turn each inspiration into something you'll love wearing or using—and will lead you to new ideas of your own! Ready, set, let's get crafting.

Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
Recommended Age: Older Kids & Adults 
Genre: Nonfiction 
How I Acquired this book: Publisher 
Overall rating: ★★★★★
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About the Author:
Jennifer S. Larson has written many nonfiction books for young readers.

Noteworthy experiences while reading this book: Great book to do simple crafts for beginners. They were not over the top and pretty easy to understand. 

Check out author's other books? Yes
Recommend this book? Yes

Notes and Opinions: This one would be great for a project to do with your kids. I know we had a blast planning out some of these to do once school lets out.  The book had great step by step instructions as well as using recycoled materials which cuts down on waste. It makes it so most of the projects you do not have to go out and spend more money getting things you need.  You can use things around your house that you would have tossed out. 

Go Into This One Knowing:  Great book for all ages (with help for small kids) 

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