D.I.Y. Kids

D.I.Y. Kids

Book - 2007 | 1st ed
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Grand Central Pub
All over the world, parents are raising kids to get active and embrace the "design-it-yourself" spirit of homemade arts and crafts.D.I.Y. Kids encourages young readers to use basic design principles and onhand materials to express their individuality through more than eighty imaginative projects. The book is divided into four sections"Graphics," "Toys," "Home," and "Fashion"each packed with fun ideas for making T-shirts, party supplies, pop-up cards, bracelets, stuffed animals, and dozens of other fun and useful items. Each project is explained with step-by-step instructions and colorful photographs of cool designs and the kids who made them. The projectsrated by difficulty, time, mess, and costare intended for ages seven through twelve, but can easily be modified to suit all ages.

D.I.Y. Kids is designed to trigger imaginative play, without requiring fees, teams, or a minivan. It's for parents, teachers, aunts and uncles, friends and babysitters, neighbors and citizensanyone who wants to create a better world not only for, but also with, the next generation. Most of all, it is for kids who want to make their mark by exercising the artsof design with wit, intelligence, and style.



Baker & Taylor
Provides instructions for a variety of projects, including creating graffiti furniture, a notepad holder, a cardboard castle, customized shirts, and doll clothes.

Hachette Book Group
All over the world, parents are raising kids to get active and embrace the "design-it-yourself" spirit of homemade arts and crafts. D.I.Y. Kids encourages young readers to use basic design principles and onhand materials to express their individuality through more than eighty imaginative projects. The book is divided into four sections"Graphics," "Toys," "Home," and "Fashion"each packed with fun ideas for making T-shirts, party supplies, pop-up cards, bracelets, stuffed animals, and dozens of other fun and useful items. Each project is explained with step-by-step instructions and colorful photographs of cool designs and the kids who made them. The projectsrated by difficulty, time, mess, and costare intended for ages seven through twelve, but can easily be modified to suit all ages.

D.I.Y. Kids is designed to trigger imaginative play, without requiring fees, teams, or a minivan. It's for parents, teachers, aunts and uncles, friends and babysitters, neighbors and citizensanyone who wants to create a better world not only for, but also with, the next generation. Most of all, it is for kids who want to make their mark by exercising the artsof design with wit, intelligence, and style.

Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1568987072 (alk. paper)
9781568987071 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: J745.5 LUP
Characteristics: 144 p. : chielfy col. ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Lupton, Julia Reinhard 1963-
Alternative Title: Do-it-yourself kids

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