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Big Imaginations, Little Apartments: Games, Crafts, and New Hobbies for the Young (or Young at Heart)

Want to give a new hobby a try or introduce the kids in your life to something different? The books below have crafts and skills to give a whirl, from paper pinwheeels to cooking meals.

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Making books with kids

by Esther K. Smith ; illustrations by Jane Sanders ; typo-graphics by Dikko Faust.. |

Project kid.

Amanda Kingloff, author of Project kid. |

Once upon an animal craft

Lim, Annalees, author. |

Maker lab

Jack Challoner ; foreword by Jack Andraka. |

I Am Not an Egg Carton!

Kington, Emily |

Once upon a robots and aliens craft

Lim, Annalees, author. |

Create a Costume!

Myer, Sarah |

10-minute art projects

Schuette, Sarah L., 1976- author. |

Once Upon a Fairy Tale Craft

Lim, Annalees/ Sahai, Supriya (ILT) |

Star Wars maker lab

Heinecke, Liz Lee, author. | PRINTED MATL

Sewing school

Amie Petronis Plumley & Andria Lisle ; photography by Justin Fox Burks. |

Popsicle stick crafts

Wood, Alix, author. |

Screen-free crafts kids will love

Lynn Lilly and the CraftBoxGirls team. |

Earth-friendly animal crafts

Thompson, Veronica, 1989- author. | PRINTED MATL

Make it mighty ugly

Kim Piper Werker. |

Make your own PuzzleScript games!

Anthropy, Anna, author. |

Bake like a pro! / Bake Like a Pro!

Koch, Falynn, 1985- author, artist. |

Potted : make your own stylish garden containers

Gutierrez, Annette Goliti, author. | EBOOKS

The art of cardboard

Lori Zimmer. |

Building simple traps

Ventura, Marne, author. |

The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid

Thuras, Dylan/ Mosco, Rosemary/ Ang, Joy (ILT) | PRINTED MATL

The 1-minute artist

by Rich Davis. |

A grandfather's lessons : in the kitchen with Shorey

Pépin, Jacques, author. | PRINTED MATL

Snip, burn, solder, shred

by David Erik Nelson. |