March 18, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Make It!: Arts & Activities | Series Nonfiction

Makers will line up for craft books on 3-D printing, zombie-inspired treats, and more.

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Busy Hands, Engaged Minds, and Unfettered Imaginations: A Craft Book Round-Up

Chock-full of hands-on activities for indoor and outdoor spaces, these splendid books encourage kids to learn new skills, be creative, and have some serious fun.

DIY Summer Fun | Crafts, Games, and More!

Want to keep kids occupied and reading all summer? Share these craft and activity books with them. In addition to offering an outlet for creativity, they’ll have children working with numbers and decoding and interpreting diagrams and symbols. The books also make excellent resources for adults leading summer programs and year-round groups.