Working With Kids Books

Making Toys That Teach 
Les Neufeld

Making Toys Teach

Instructions and plans for heirloom toys that delight children and teach essential skills

The difference between a good toy and a great one is its ability to entertain -- and instruct -- a child at the same time. In Making Toys that Teach, Les Neufield combines his skills as an educator and woodworker to show you which toys are most effective for early childhood education and gives you all the information you need to build the toys yourself.

There are nine fun projects -- from Pattern Blocks and Dominoes to a Puzzle Train -- that will get little ones learning without them even realizing it. Kids will learn basic motor skills, color matching, organizing by size and shape and problem solving. Step-by-step instructions and detailed photos make it easy for you build the toys.

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1989
Making Toys Teach
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Woodworking Kid Skills Book

Woodworking Kidskills Book

In this new book, any child can discover the fun of woodworking while building self confidence, developing a can-do attitude, and establishing hand-tool skills that will last a lifetime. Featuring 10 enjoyable projects requiring only ordinary lumber and readily available supplies, new woodworkers find everything they need to successfully complete each project.

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2026

Woodworking Kid skills Book

$13.99

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Pine Derby Designs and Patterns

Pine Derby Designs and Patterns

In this ultimate design guide, Troy Thorne - woodworker, artist and derby-winning dad - shares his expert tips, techniques and amazing patterns so parents and scouts can build a jaw-dropping, prize winning car that's quick out of the gate. Officially licensed by the Boy scouts of America, this valuable guide provides 34 amazing patterns and designs.

 

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2028

Pine Derby Designs and Patterns

$11.99

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Pinewood Derby Speed Secrets

Pinewood Derby Speed Secrets

Hundreds of color photographs, and clear diagrams, this is the only book on the market to guide parents and children through the process of building a winning Pinewood Derby race car. Instructions enable readers to build the car body, prepare the axles and improve the wheels. Inside secrets that will separate their children from the rest of the pack.

 

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2029

Pinewood Derby Speed Secrets

$11.99

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Building the Fastest Pinewood Derby Car Book

Building the Fastest Pinewood Derby Car Book

There is no secret to creating a winning pinewood derby car; all racers need is a great design and an understanding of these tips that trick their cars out for maximum speed. In three sections, this handbook takes builders from the beginning of car construction to ultimate derby-winning modifications. The "basic car" section addresses broad building concerns such as cutting the design, attaching and lubricating the wheels, and balancing the weight. "Winning car" secrets include extending the vehicle base, polishing axles, and modifying and aligning the wheels. Finally, the championship techniques of the "ultimate car" are revealed, allowing builders to shave those last tenths of a second off their times and go home with the trophy.

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Building the Fastest Pinewood Derby Car Book
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Leather craft For Kids Book

Leathercraft For Kids Book

With just a simple set of tools and only five basic skills, kids can learn the easy techniques of leather working while building self-confidence and establishing safety skills that will last a lifetime. Basic projects include easy-to-follow instructions for making a portable video-game case, a cell-phone case, moccasins, a tooled-leather wallet, and a book cover.

 

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2051

Leather craft For Kids Book

$12.99

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Carving for Kids: An Introduction to Woodcarving

Carving for Kids: An Introduction to Woodcarving

The simple and beautiful art of woodcarving is adapted for children of all ages in this introduction to coaxing shapes and figures from solid blocks of wood. Requiring only a few tools and some inspiration, the projects in this collection are perfectly suited to building the skills it takes to work with wood. Safety and adult supervision are emphasized, but children will be able to complete the age-appropriate designs all by themselves. The graded projects range from carving a name stamp—for the youngest woodworkers—to carving a face—for teenaged craftspeople. The book also touches on computer-aided pattern-making, teaching children who face learning challenges, and methods for instructing kids of each age group—from elementary through high school. With its quick results and cumulative skill-building, learning to carve fosters hand-eye coordination and confidence as young carvers turn out unique handicrafts.

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3210

Carving for Kids: An Introduction to Woodcarving
By Robin Edward Trudel

$15.99

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Mousetrap Racers

Mousetrap Racers

Kids are naturally curious. They love to build stuff and projects that involve cars will entertain children for hours. In this guide written by a Teacher-of-the-Year winner, your kids will learn how to construct race cars from ordinary, affordable household materials, while learning the science behind how they work, in language easy enough for a 7th grader to understand. With color photos, diagrams, fun illustrations, and four complete projects, your family will be racing vehicles that go the distance and go for the gold! A bonus project is included for students looking for super science fair project.

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CL176

Mousetrap Racers

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Wooden Fun: 40+ Projects to Paint and Decorate
by Linda Valentino

Wooden Fun: 40+ Projects to Paint and DecorateCrafting

Great for kids!


Crafting with wood is exciting, interesting, and fun! With projects for every occasion and holiday, you will find endless inspiration in this book. Display photos from all your favorite events with an array of fun frames. All of the projects are simple to make. Share them with family and friends, especially children. Crafting together creates family memories that will last a life time. This book is Great for Kids!

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CL166

 Wooden Fun: 40+ Projects to Paint and Decorate
 by Linda Valentino (Great for kids)

$9.95
$5.99

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