Encourage Creativity With STEAM Books
What better way to start off the Fall/Halloween season than to make your own monsters with your kids! With Marvelous Makeable Monsters and Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machines, having fun with your kids is just steps away! With easy to use step by step instructions, you can add your own unique twists on the monsters throughout the pages in Marvelous Makeable Monsters and create unique contraptions with Build Your Own Chain Reaction. Encourage creativity with STEAM books.
With 21 STEAM projects, you won’t easily run out of monsters to make. These monsters light up, chomp, buzz, and launch. Author Sam Haynor uses his experiences to make these monsters from common products around your house. He has worked with San Francisco Exploratorium, Oakland Toy Lab, Goldiblocks, and by designing STEAM curriculum. These easy to create creatures are perfect for ages middle school and older with minimal adult assistance but are even perfect for younger children to create with an adult. With this book you can create creatures that fly, dive deep into the sea, play in the circus, and build webs and other monster like things.
Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machines
In this book, you are guided in the unique experience of building your own contraptions out of ordinary everyday items laying around your house. With the 13 projects included in this book, author Paul Long guides you on an epic journey making contraptions that can dispense toothpaste, make music, turn on a light, dispense toothpaste and many many more other fun things. Included in each project is the science behind how each machine works, so not only are your children learning how to build a machine, bu tthey are also learning how each mechanism works.
Living with a house full of boy toddlers, our life revolves around creativity, imagination and of course, monsters. These books were helpful in giving us a creative outlet for some imaginative beings. With easy to follow instructions, these creatures were quick and easy to make. Of course they varied in time and degree of difficulty but they were great that they involved most household items.
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