With plenty of color photographs, and detailed illustrations, easy-to-follow instructions, Handy Dad is chock-full of creative and inexpensive ways to keep kids and dads entertained for hours. Busy dads can choose projects that range from simple to challenging and take anywhere from five minutes to a full weekend.
Skate ramps, go-carts, and more! in this super-fun book, zip lines, Todd Davisextreme sports athlete and host of HGTV's Over Your Headpresents 25 awesome projects for dads to build with their kids. Chronicle Books CA. Readers are given all the directions they need to grab materials that can be found around the house or at the local hardware store and get to work banging up a sweet BMX ramp or half-pipe, building a tree house or tire swing, or throwing together a slip-and-slide or tie-dye station for an afternoon of fun.
Dad's Book of Awesome Projects: From Stilts and Super-Hero Capes to Tinker Boxes and Seesaws, 25+ Fun Do-It-Yourself Projects for Families
From wooden "swords" to slay the most vicious of dragons to circus stilts that will send you soaring to new heights, these projects are sure to spark everyone's creative spirit. It's time for serious family fun!get ready to take playtime to the next level with Dad's Book of Awesome Projects! Inside, you;ll find step-by-step instructions and photographs detailing projects so imaginative and fun, no one will complain about turning off the TV.
With 25 diy projects and crafts, dad's book of Awesome Projects will reveal just how awesome it is to be a dad! Adams Media Corporation. And the fun doesn't stop there! this book shows you and your kids how to build:Comic book shoesRope swingsHomemade goo slimeEggshell cupcakesOl'-fashioned fruit crate scooterBest of all, each of these activities can be tossed together with items around the house or with inexpensive supplies from the hardware store.
Made by Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff
Projects use only simple household items. And especially things with humor―the Snappy Toast Rack, made to resemble a crocodile’s gaping mouth. The projects are shown in full-color photographs, and the instructions are illustrated in detailed line drawings that exude personality. Activities vary in difficulty.
Made by dad combines the rough-edged, handmade ethos of a Boy Scout manual or The Dangerous Book for Boys with a sly sense of humor that kids love. 67 inventions and activities for dads to make with kids. Clever, and kind of genius, whimsical, here are 67 unique projects that will turn any dad with DIY leanings into a mad scientist hero that his kids will adore.
No screens, no hi-tech gadgetry. Things that are complex―a multilevel city, tunnels, and roads, with buildings, built from old boxes around the legs of a table. The snail soup Can Decoy to keep the candy stash safe. Encourages family bonding, interaction, and LOADS of creativity. He knows that kids like contraptions and gadgets, things that are surprising―a chair that appears to be balanced on eggshells.
Adams Media Corporation. Scott bedford, magic marker, a creative director by day and Webby Award–winning blogger by nights and weekends, wields an X-ACTO knife, and prodigious imagination to create endlessly delightful projects for his two sons. The customizable “keep Out” Sign to deter meddlesome siblings and parents.
Handy Dad in the Great Outdoors
With easy-to-follow instructions, helpful photographs, and detailed line illustrations, Handy Dad in the Great Outdoors is packed with all the essentials.67 inventions and activities for dads to make with kids. Projects use only simple household items. Encourages family bonding, interaction, and LOADS of creativity.
Slacklining, tarp surfing, and more! in this awesome follow-up to the hugely popular Handy Dad, edible bugs, extreme sports athlete and TV host Todd Davis gathers more than 30 projects and activities sure to get kids outside and entertained for hours. Each activity features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations.
Activities vary in difficulty. From simple campsite know-how to more ambitious building projects tepee anyone?, plus a few pranks for good measure, this book has something for every family and every place—be it the back country or the backyard. Adams Media Corporation.
Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments: From Boiling Ice and Exploding Soap to Erupting Volcanoes and Launching Rockets, 30 Inventive Experiments to Excite the Whole Family!
From rock candy crystals to magnetic fields, as well as awesome, each of these fun science projects features easy-to-understand instructions that can be carried out by even the youngest of lab partners, full-color photographs that guide you through each step. Projects use only simple household items. 67 inventions and activities for dads to make with kids.
Each activity features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations. The science behind, physics, biology, "but, why?"don't get caught off guard by your kids' science questions! You and your family can learn all about the ins and outs of chemistry, the human body, and our planet with Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments.
. Encourages family bonding, interaction, and LOADS of creativity. Adams Media Corporation. Whether your kid wants to create his or her own mount vesuvius or discover why leaves change colors in the fall, Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments will bring out the mad scientists in your family--in no time! Adams Media Corporation.
Complete with 30 interactive experiments and explanations for how and why they work, with acid rainthe human Body, with Soap CloudsBiology, with Hole-y WallsPhysics, with Straw Balloon Rocket BlastersPlanet Earth, with Marshmallow Pulse Keepers Best of all, this book will inspire your family to explore the science behind:Chemistry, every single one of these projects can be tossed together with items around the house or with inexpensive supplies from the grocery store.
Activities vary in difficulty.
Build It with Dad: Woodworking Fun for the Whole Family
Adams Media Corporation. Adams Media Corporation. Encourages family bonding, interaction, and LOADS of creativity. Projects use only simple household items. Build some family fun--in the woodshop!what could be better than spending some quality time with your kids? How about spending time with them in the woodshop? Perfect for any woodworker with kids, Build It with Dad features 22 woodworking projects that kids of all ages will love.
These easy-to-make projects will help you teach your kids how to correctly and safely use fundamental tools such as handsaws, screwdrivers, tape measures, hammers, and cordless drills. Activities vary in difficulty. Best of all, they’ll have fun doing it! projects include:fun fantasy swordWorking trebuchetBird feederTabletop foosball gameDisplay shelf for collectiblesCandy dispenserAnd many other toys, games and gadgets! Woodworking is a great way to teach kids about using tools, build self-confidence, instill a good work ethic, and simply spend time together as a family.
Popular Woodworking Books. Complete with measured drawings and step-by-step color photos, the projects in this book will give kids creative skills and family memories they'll value the rest of their lives. 67 inventions and activities for dads to make with kids. Each activity features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations.
Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects
Adams Media Corporation. Adams Media Corporation. As the editor in chief of make magazine, mark frauenfelder has spent years combing through DIY books, but he’s never been able to find one with geeky projects he can share with his two daughters. Maker dad is the first diy book to use cutting-edge and affordable technology in appealing projects for fathers and daughters to do together.
What’s more, maker dad teaches girls lifelong skills—like computer programming, musicality, and how to use basic hand tools—as well as how to be creative problem solvers. Encourages family bonding, interaction, and LOADS of creativity. These crafts and gadgets are both rewarding to make and delightful to play with.
. The book’s twenty-four unique projects include: drawbot, a lively contraption that draws abstract patterns all by itself• ice cream sandwich Necklace• Friendstrument, Maker Dad will inspire fathers to geek out with their daughters and help girls cultivate an early affinity for math, an electronic musical instrument girls can play with friends• Longboard• Antigravity Jar• Silkscreened T-Shirt• Retro Arcade Video Game• Host a Podcast• Lunchbox Guitar• Kite Video Camera Innovative and groundbreaking, science, and technology.
Activities vary in difficulty. Projects use only simple household items. 67 inventions and activities for dads to make with kids. Each activity features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations.
Tree Houses You Can Actually Build: A Weekend Project Book
New Harvest. Projects use only simple household items. Tree houses capture the imagination of the child in all of us, and they have never been more popular than they are today. Each activity features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations. Adams Media Corporation. This inspirational yet thoroughly practical guide shows even the most inexperienced weekend carpenter how to design and build a lifetime of memories for the entire family.
Adams Media Corporation. Activities vary in difficulty. Popular Woodworking Books. With more than 200, 000 copies of their popular Weekend Project Books sold, David and Jeanie Stiles have become America's First Couple of do-it-yourself woodworking. Encourages family bonding, interaction, and LOADS of creativity.
67 inventions and activities for dads to make with kids. In tree houses you can actually build, simple instructions and non-technical line drawings that illustrate every step of the project, they explain basic building procedures through clear, from the earliest sketches to the final cedar shingle. In addition to line drawings, the book contains a section of full-color photographs highlighting a variety of tree house projects, plus helpful building tips based on interviews with their owners.
The authors outline five basic designs that can be adapted to virtually any set of conditions, and throughout the book, they emphasize safety for both adults and children.
Easy Carpentry Projects for Children Dover Children's Activity Books
Adams Media Corporation. Dover Publications. Each activity features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations. New carpenters will beam with pride and accomplishment at having constructed useful, tangible objects to keep or to give as presents to parents or friends. Activities vary in difficulty. All projects have been pretested for school use and are suitable for youngsters.
Bulletin of national Association of Secondary School Principals. What better way to learn than by doing? This thoughtfully conceived woodworking primer by educator Jerome E. Encourages family bonding, interaction, and LOADS of creativity. Carefully planned to appeal to young woodworkers, enhanced by clean, each project includes clear, simple directions, accurate diagrams and attractive line drawings.
With special sections on basic hand tools, candlesticks, cart, clock shelf, squaring a block of wood, hot dish coaster, birdhouse for a Wren, Table Lamp, Shoeshine Kit, Flower Box, this unique how-to book presents step-by-step instructions for making 15 popular wooden items — all scaled to the beginner's capabilities: Sailboat, Towel Holder, Steamboat, Toy Sled, and wood finishing, Book Rack, Bird Feeder, and Tie Rack.
Popular Woodworking Books. Adams Media Corporation. Leavitt makes learning basic carpentry skills enjoyable and rewarding for boys and girls ages 8 and up. 67 inventions and activities for dads to make with kids.
The Kids' Building Workshop: 15 Woodworking Projects for Kids and Parents to Build Together
Dover Publications. Popular Woodworking Books. Each activity features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations. Storey Kids. Young crafters will be ready for the woodshop in no time. You’ll be amazed at how fast your miniature carpenter acquires the skills to complete 15 projects that include game boards, equine sawhorses, birdhouses, lemonade stands, play sets, and more.
Projects use only simple household items. New Harvest. 67 inventions and activities for dads to make with kids. Activities vary in difficulty. Pass the hammer to a new generation! this kid-friendly guide covers the essentials of carpentry, the safe way to drill a hole, including the proper way to drive a nail, and the importance of measuring.
Adams Media Corporation. Adams Media Corporation. Encourages family bonding, interaction, and LOADS of creativity.
The All-New Woodworking for Kids
67 inventions and activities for dads to make with kids. Each activity features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations. Popular Woodworking Books. Adams Media Corporation. Dover Publications. New Harvest. Activities vary in difficulty. Adams Media Corporation. So now it’s even easier and more fun for kids to handmake a bench for their own workshop, or craft adjustable stilts, build a doggie diner, a box with a secret drawer, create a DVD storage cube that spins, and many other long-lasting items.
Projects use only simple household items. Plus, this invaluable guide—one of the rare woodworking volumes created especially for kids—has been completely redesigned with thoroughly contemporary photographs. The all-new woodworking for kids takes an already popular book and gives it more: more projects children will love and more information in an expanded introductory section on tools, materials, techniques, and safety.
. Of the nearly 40 projects included, 15 are brand-new and 25 have been redesigned. Encourages family bonding, interaction, and LOADS of creativity. Used book in Good Condition. Storey Kids.