Crafts for Kids Who Are Learning about Community Workers
From the Series Crafts for Kids Who Are Learning about...
A community is a lot of people working together to help each other. In school you are learning about all of the things that community workers do to help you. The projects in this book are all about these workers. They include an Apple for the Teacher Pencil Topper, a Mail Carrier Dispenser for Stamps, a Sock-It Away Bank, a Jackhammer Puppet, a Squirting Hose Puppet, and even a pair of play Handcuffs! So get out your scissors and paste and a few household recyclables, and celebrate your community!
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
School Library Journal
“A colorful, glossy cover will attract children to this unique assortment of 20 craft ideas. . . This is a solid choice for teachers to supplement lessons on community workers, and librarians will find many program possibilities. Ross has a special talent for introducing all kinds of craft to younger children in a kid-friendly manner.” —School Library Journal
Author: Kathy Ross
Kathy Ross grew up in upstate New York in the 1950s. She credits her unusual and very creative elementary school education at Oswego State Teachers College coupled with a childhood that afforded her time to "be" for her endless ability to create. Kathy has written many children’s songs, is a writer for the Highsmith Summer Reading Manual, has made dozens of television appearances, and has given workshops for both children and adults around the country. Kathy has published more then 60 books to date. She was honored to be the featured author of the month on the website of the Children’s Book Council.
Illustrator: Jan Barger
Jan Barger is an American who lives in Plumpton, England, with her husband and cocker spaniel. Before she began writing and illustrating books she was a ballet dancer, a teacher, and a calligrapher. She has written and illustrated nine picture books and illustrated over twenty books for other authors. When she is not writing and illustrating books she enjoys singing and playing her flute and piccolo. She has a Masters Degree in Sequential Design and Illustration from Brighton University.