Synopses & Reviews
In this book in the Kids Can Do It series, kids can learn how to turn a pair of old sunglasses into wacky windshield-wiper glasses and an ordinary box into a gift box that rumbles. Kids begin by learning about the parts of a basic circuit and go on to build switches and battery packs. Projects are made from recycled household materials -- such as cardboard tubes, clothespins and empty shampoo bottles -- and powered by batteries. Helpful hints and troubleshooting tips ensure success with every gadget
Hours of creative and educational fun lie ahead as kids learn how to build nine different electric gadgets. They'll find out how to turn a pair of old sunglasses into wacky windshield-wiper glasses, or popsickle sticks into a car that really goes. Easy-to-follow instructions, illustrated in full color, plus helpful hints and troubleshooting tips, ensure success every time.