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The Best of Making Things: A Handbook of Creative Discovery

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Why go to the mall when you can make things at home using materials recycled from around the house?

This classic educational and creative text features 125 projects, carefully selected by the author to "develop natural curiosity and self-esteem," and to demonstrate "simple and important concepts that have shaped the cultures of the world."

So when a child asks, "What can I d
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Paperback, 159 pages
Published September 15th 2005 by Hand Print Press
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A great little craft book that (unlike many other older craft books) I would call retro, but not dated. It is absolutely a product of it's era, but there's little in it that's not doable now.

In fact, this book coming out of the seventies means there is a focus on traditional crafts, nature and reusing things (not letting a thing go to waste) which fits right in with our current sustainability culture and feels pretty contemporary.

I also think the approach of this book to children's crafts is a
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