Through easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations, this book shows readers how to make birthday crafts and decorations using everyday objects and craft materials. Activities and games are also included.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Features||Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||DLTK's Crafts for Kids
- Happy Birthday!
- Let's Begin!
- Birthday Sparklers
- Birthday Yard Signs
- Party Noisemakers
- Pasta-box Frame
- Pencil Holder
- Birthday Cards
- Find More Crafts
Author: Mary Berendes
Mary Berendes has authored several books for children, including nature titles as well as books about various countries and holidays. A longtime resident of Minnesota, Mary has numerous pastimes to occupy her during the seemingly unending Minnesota winters, including collecting antique books and playing the piano. Her beloved Yorkshire terrier also provides plenty of entertainment...and confusion...and comic relief...on a daily basis.
Illustrator: Kathleen Petelinsek
A noteworthy review of CraftBooks from School Library Journal on April 1, 2011
The seven crafts in these books (one craft per spread) are sandwiched between brief advice on getting started and a short list of holiday-related activities toward the end. Festive illustrations accompany the directions to the easy-to-make projects that, while not geared to greatly… View →