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Trash to Treasure: A Kid's Upcycling Guide to Crafts

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Synopsis:

With easy step-by-step instructions, this book will help kids get creative and recycle and repurpose their trash into handmade treasures. All projects feature common everyday items to reuse in a fun new way. From bottle-top pop art to felted tin-can organizers, kids will love making useful crafts and helping the environment. Great tips and advice on reusing, garage sales, and spotting treasures are also provided. So start your upcycling with these fabric, paper, metal, glass & ceramics, and odds & ends projects. Book includes: visual supply & tool lists, step-by-step instructions and photos, fun advice & tips, and safety information.

About the Author

Pam Scheunemann wrote her first short story in high school and couldnt wait to see her name in print. She has worked in the graphic design and publishing industry since the early 80s and has written over 100 books for young readers. Whenever she gets a moment, she enjoys indulging her other passion: making stuff. She has worked with many different mediums and continues to experiment and look for new craft ideas even in the most unlikely of places.

Table of Contents

Introduction

A Fresh Look at Paper

Tools and Materials

Paper Toppers

Woven Paper Bookmark

Envelope Organizer

Map-velope

Paint Chip Pop Art

Scrap Paper Curtain

Magazine Roll Frame

Painted Paper Bowl

A Fresh Look at Plastic

Tools and Materials

Button Bouquet

A Credit to Your Wrist

Bag Tag Necklace

Jewel Case Frame

Bag for the Beach

Keyboard Calendar

Keyboard Journal

Bottle Top Pop Art

A Fresh Look at Glass and Ceramics

Tools and Materials

All Wrapped Up

Glass Jar Lantern

Remarkable Jar

On Pins and Needles

Terrific Tile Coaster

Bottle Bling

Tea Time for Birds

Cute Cupcake Tiers

A Fresh Look at Fabric

Tools and Materials

Earbud Wire Covers

Funky Yarn Scarf

Fabric Scrap Cards

Cool Coiled Baskets

Paint Splatter T-Shirt

Tie It, You'll Like It!

Felted Wool Headband

A Fresh Look at Metal

Tools and Materials

Get the Message

Tin Can Organizer

License to Write

Glittery Box

Can Tab Earrings

Earring Grill

A Fresh Look at Odds and Ends

Tools and Materials

Funky Dresser Tray

Cool Kitty Bed

Gorgeous Gazing Ball

Pencil Art

Swirly CD Art

Game Piece Jewelry

Super Screen Savers

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781938063183
Author:
Scheunemann, Pam
Publisher:
Scarletta Junior Readers
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20131131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color photos throughout
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.5 x 8.5 in
Age Level:
from 9

Related Subjects

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Children's » Art » General
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With easy step-by-step instructions, this book will help kids get creative and recycle and repurpose their trash into handmade treasures. All projects feature common everyday items to reuse in a fun new way. From bottle-top pop art to felted tin-can organizers, kids will love making useful crafts and helping the environment. Great tips and advice on reusing, garage sales, and spotting treasures are also provided. So start your upcycling with these fabric, paper, metal, glass & ceramics, and odds & ends projects. Book includes: visual supply & tool lists, step-by-step instructions and photos, fun advice & tips, and safety information.

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