The Craft-a-Day Book
30 Projects to Make with Recycled Materials
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!
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Young Adult|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Active Nonfiction, Makerspace, Makerspace: Craft/Fashion|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Twenty-First Century Books ™|
|Number of Pages||168|
“[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.