The Craft-a-Day Book

30 Projects to Make with Recycled Materials

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 8

Reduce, reuse, and recycle with ideas from The Craft-a-Day Book.

You can put the three Rs to work with these thirty awesome crafts! Using recycled and reusable materials from around the house, school, or a thrift store, you’ll find directions for making colorful lanterns from paper and jars, ruffle skirts from t-shirts, scarves and mitts from your favorite old sweaters and socks, and much more. Learn to make bobbles and pom-poms and other easy decorative embellishments. You’ll also get a window into how one experienced crafter—Kari Cornell—finds inspiration for her projects. Colorful photographs and step-by-step instructions turn each inspiration into something you’ll love wearing or using—and will lead you to new ideas of your own! Ready, set, let’s get crafting!

Format Your Price
978-1-5124-1313-7
$29.99
978-1-5124-9881-3
$44.99
Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Genre Nonfiction, Young Adult
Category Makerspace, Makerspace: Craft/Fashion
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Number of Pages 168
Publication Date 2018-01-01
Text Type Procedural
BISACS YAN005000, YAN045000, YAN015000
Dewey 745.5
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 960
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Source notes, and Step-by-step instructions

Reviews

VOYA

“[P]erfect for middle school crafters and beyond with a plethora of fun, sustainable projects to keep crafters busy.”—VOYA

Author: Kari Cornell

Photographer: Jennifer S. Larson

Jennifer S. Larson has written many nonfiction books for young readers.