Create an origami menagerie including a cute guinea pig, floppy-eared rabbit, delicate butterfly, leaping frog, and more. Projects increase in difficulty so readers can learn new visual spatial skills and build on them.
Bring your favorite dinosaurs to life with these exciting origami projects. Create a scary T. Rex, a mighty Diplodocus, and a spiky Stegosaurus. Step-by-step instructions guide readers through projects of varied difficulty, building visual-spatial reasoning skills and increasing the fun!
Create handmade origami gifts for your friends and family, such as a pencil case, a gift box, or a paper flower bouquet. Step-by-step instructions and photographs guide readers through projects of varied difficulty. Crafters will increase visual-spatial reasoning skills while having fun.
Make and test drive origami machines, including a car, a van, and even a rocket. Readers are guided through projects of varied difficulty with step-by-step instructions and photographs. The crafts build visual-spatial reasoning skills while providing an outlet for creativity.
Be your own robotics engineer and watch these clever machines come to life. But remember, you're in charge! Learn how to create robots like the Intrepid Eggsplorer, the Tightrope Trickster, and Perfect Penbot with materials like paper clips, rubber bands, cork, and other everyday objects. Put all the pieces together, add some googly eyes, and prepare for some super-mechanized fun and games.
Make brilliant land vehicles from simple everyday items and discover the engineering behind each model! You'll see how some wooden skewers and a soft drink can come together to create an electric car, and how plastic balls, wire, and rubber bands can make a dragster. Get the gear, get in gear, and do some serious road running!
Build your very own planes and rockets! All you need are easy-to-find items and these incredible ideas. Find out how to make a glider, helicopter, a parachute, and more with objects like pencils, washers, and a plastic bag. Just put the pieces together to get up, up, and away-flying like the birds!
Landlubbers can make a splash with these easy-to-make watercraft using simple, everyday items! You'll be surprised how you can use two soft drink cans and a rubber band to make a catamaran, a plastic bottle and baking soda to make a jet boat, and more! Get your materials together and see how these boats float and race. There's something for all wannabe sailors.