Junior maker : experiments to try, crafts to create, and lots to learn! (#1002SN9)


Junior maker : experiments to try, crafts to create, and lots to learn!

illustrated by Palastanga, Victoria
Hardcover DK, Penguin Random House, 2018


From the Publisher
Make, play, explore, and learn with this project-packed science activity book

Kids ages 6 to 8 will love getting in on the maker fun with this engaging book that encourages hands-on interactivity and play. Clear step-by-step instructions and photographs help young readers and makers explore subjects such as space, nature, history, animals, and science.

The 20 interactive activities, crafts, and experiments in this book have been carefully designed to complement what children are learning at school, and all projects can be made with basic household items or inexpensive and easy-to-find art supplies. Whether your child is an aspiring scientist or astronaut, or is simply curious about our great big world, Junior Maker will get them thinking, learning, and making

- Use buttons and marshmallows to map our solar system
- Make a bottle jetpack while learning about gravity
- Design your own rain guage to measure rainfall
- Discover Ancient Rome as you create your own Roman shield
- Craft cardboard animals while exploring about the animal kingdom
- and much more

Reviews & Awards
  • Publishers Weekly, 07/16/18
Product Details
  • Publisher: DK, Penguin Random House
  • Publication Date: July 3, 2018
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Dewey: 745.5
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 79 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Tracings: Beets, Sally, editor. ; Palastanga, Victoria, illustrator. ; Jenkinson, Ruth, photographer.
  • ISBN-10: 1-46546-844-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-46546-844-4
  • Follett Number: 1002SN9
  • Interest Level: K-3
  • Reading Level: 4.2