My Lego-mad six year old has loved building the models from this book. His younger sisters have loved watching the contraptions! Lots of brilliant information about the physics and how it all works. Really engaging and fun. You need quite a lot of standard extra Lego bricks to be able to build more than one model at once and set up a good chain reaction, but luckily we have a fairly good collection! Thoroughly recommend this.
Good birthday present book for 7 yr old. Enough Lego pieces to do the first model only, then you need to dig into your Lego collection for extra bricks. Book contains printed cardboard sheets to construct structures to add to Lego model to set of a chain reaction with see saws, hammers, tyre swings, domino run etc. References to websites for extra inspiration to continue your chain. 7 yr old son requested help but I think he could have done it by himself. He was really pleased with the first model and has left it up so we can add to it.
Learn casual coin tricks, clever card tricks and other fabulous fake-outs to fool your friends and confound your family in Prankster Magic. The book combines mischief and amazement to allow the performer to be the star, instead of the trick or gadget. Sections include coin tricks, card tricks and mind reading, plus lots of easy pranks.
STAR WARS FOLDED FLYERS takes you where no paper airplane book has gone before. This is the only book of its kind that enables Jedi knights to follow their dreams of replicating Star Wars spacecrafts that actually fly! Transform the pre-printed papers into fighters including Darth Vader's TIE Fighter, Millennium Falcon, and Naboo Starfighter.
Build and launch your own mini air force of 25 planes in Straw Shooter Jets! Use plastic stencils to trace and cut out planes with custom designs and shoot them across the room with straws. Includes 10 launch straws, nose weights, 50 custom printed paper jets and plastic stencils to create even more planes. Hours of endless fun guaranteed.
With a brand-new cover design, this new edition of Nail Art is loaded with ideas, patterns and detailed instructions to keep children busy for hours on end. With six new water-based non-toxic nail polishes and a detailing nail brush, girls can decorate their nails with any design imaginable.
SPIRAL DRAW lets you create one zillion dizzying designs. The book includes cool translucent "drawing wheels" that make it easy to create loads of spiral designs right on the pages of the book. Packed with tons of drawing ideas, plus inspired instructions for swirly projects like spiral scratch art, spiral stationery, spiral soak art and more.
Everything children need to create beautiful art is at their fingertips. Simple instructions will turn ordinary thumbprints into mermaids, puppies and princesses. 6 press-out greeting cards are also included making it easy to share artwork with family and friends. It really is the prettiest thumb book ever. Hands down!
Making Paper Airplanes doesn't feel like science. And it's not quite art. Near as we can tell, it's magic. Paper Airplanes fly because of good, old reliable physics. We present here a complete guide to folding aerobatic amazements. The ten airplanes in this book are the best we've ever seen: easy to make and flight-ready under all conditions.
Design super-detailed bracelets with Personalized Friendship Bracelets! With step-by-step instructions, punch-out design tiles and a built-in bracelet making tool, it's easy to create bracelets which feature names, messages, patterns and even hashtags. Comes with over 35 metres of embroidery floss in 5 colours, a bracelet board and a pattern guide.
Make amazing moving machines in Lego Chain Reactions! Children can build eight simple machines that can be combined to set off a chain reaction. They can use all the included LEGO pieces in conjunction with their own collection to build the contraptions and record all their experiments in the pages of the book.
Cooties or Fortune Tellers are a perennial playground favourite for girls. They are there to answer all of life's toughest questions - from whether sequins go with that prom outfit to whether your Prince Charming will have hairy nostrils. Includes 25 funky designs.
FLYING PAPER DRAGONS is a construction kit to send 12 dragons soaring. Children can punch-out and create 12 flying model dragons and adapt them to make the dragons unique. There's tips on how to customize the flying dragons from aerodynamics experts and fascinating facts about the natural history of dragons throughout the book.
Quentin Blake is one of the most celebrated illustrators in the world today, and the best person imaginable to collaborate on this sketchbook with training wheels. Full of inspirational artwork, instruction and plenty of white space reserved for the artist-to-be, the book comes with an artist-quality sketch pen and two watercolour pencils.
Make thumbprint creations of Star Wars characters with STAR WARS THUMB DOODLES. In this latest edition to the Klutz Star Wars line fans, young and old, can draw thumb versions of clone troopers, droids, Ewoks, Wookies, Jabba the Hutt and all your favourites. Readers can also recreate key moments from the movies and make new scenes of their own.
Turn plain yarn into perfectly precious pups with Pom-Pom Puppies. Using the amazing custom tool, young crafters can and snip their way to perfect pom-poms. Follow the simple number code instructions to then make the pom-poms into shaggy-pups worthy of Best in Show. Discover how to create 10 breeds of dog including a beagle, poodle and pug.
Create your own adorable adornments with CLAY CHARMS. This book shows girls how to customize their own bracelet with more than 30 different clay charm designs. Budding jewellers can learn how to make customised charms, bake them in an ordinary oven, add shine
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