Gorgeous Gifts

Gorgeous Gifts : Use Recycled Materials to Make Cool Crafts

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"EcoCrafts" is an innovative series that shows children how to recycle everyday objects such as newspapers, bottle tops, glass jars and CDs into stylish, highly individual gifts and decorations that won't be found in any store. "Gorgeous Gifts" contains 13 projects for funky, eco-friendly presents - perfect for birthdays, Christmas, Mother's Day and much more. Ideas include cute sock puppets for a brother or sister, a stylish mouse mat for Dad and a brilliant bangle for Mum. These colourful projects are supported by a wealth of eye-opening facts about safeguarding the environment.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 223.5 x 226.1 x 7.6mm | 204.12g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full-colour photographs
  • 0753414538
  • 9780753414538
  • 1,791,053

Review quote

"Wonderful ways to get your children creatively re-using stuff that would end up in the recycling box - or worse, the dustbin. Plus EcoFacts to get them thinking as they devise their own inspiring junk designs." Friends of the Earth"show more

Table of contents

6 EcoWise: the importance of recycling; 8 Basic craft techniques; 10 Starry jars (tea light); 14 Potty about plants (plant pot); 16 On your marks (bookmark); 18 Brilliant bangle (bracelet); 20 Sock puppy puppets (sock animals); 24 Curtain up! (puppet theatre); 28 Magic magnet (fridge magnet); 30 Bang the drum (musical instrument); 34 Write away (stationery set); 36 High flier (toy aeroplane); 38 Bright lights (stained glass); 40 Mighty mouse (mouse mat); 44 It's a wrap (wrapping paper); 46 Photocopiable templates; 48 Index.show more

Rating details

11 ratings
3.18 out of 5 stars
5 18% (2)
4 27% (3)
3 18% (2)
2 27% (3)
1 9% (1)
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