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Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors
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Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors

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  • Paperback (220 pages)
  • Publisher: Random House Inc, June 2014
  • BISAC Subject: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Activities
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Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors
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Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors, Rachelle Doorley ISBN: 9781611800654

55 playful experiments that encourage tinkering, curiosity, and creative thinking from the creator hands-on activities that explore art, science, and more. For children two and up.Kids are natural tinkerers. They experiment, explore, test, and play, and they learn a great deal about problem-solving through questions and hands-on experiments. They don't see lines between disciplines; rather, they notice interesting materials and ideas that are worth exploring. This book is about creative experiments, in all fields, that help kids explore the world.Children gravitate toward sensory experiences (playing with slime), figuring out how things work (taking toys apart), and testing the limits of materials (mixing a tray of paint together until it makes a solid mass of brown). They're not limited by their imaginations, and a wooden spoon can become a magic wand as quickly as a bag of pom-poms can become a hot bowl of soup. This book is about helping parents and teachers of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers understand and tap into this natural energy with engaging, kid-tested, easy-to-implement projects that value process over product. The creative experiments shared in this book foster curiosity, promote creative and critical thinking, and encourage tinkering--mindsets that are important to children growing up in a world that values independent thinking.In addition to offering a host of activities that parents and teachers can put to use right away, this book also includes a buffet of recipes (magic potions, different kinds of play dough, silly putty, and homemade butter) and a detailed list of materials to include in the art pantry.

  • Paperback (220 pages)
  • Publisher: Random House Inc, June 2014
  • BISAC Subject: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Activities
  • Language of CD: ENGLISH
  • Dimensions: 1 x 7 x 10 Weight:1.25
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages in Book 304
Book Language English
Book Reading Level Preschool
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