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Author Bandhu Dunham is an artist and inventor of whimsical glass machinery. His books for adults include the "Contemporary Lampworking" series, "Formed of Fire" and "Creative Life". Ryan Stark's engaging illustrations bring Bandhu's clever verses to life and inspire playful participation in learning.
This book is written to stimulate creative play and problem-solving skills for children in the 5 to 9 age group. Craft projects and the practical application of simple machines set the stage for memorable playtime experiences that open doors to new ideas while nurturing children's natural curiosity about the world around them.
This playful book encourages children's natural inventiveness. The easy combination of craft projects and experiments introduces children to basic principles of science, including simple machines and a bit of chemistry. These early experiences can help build a child's confidence, curiosity and imagination. The satisfaction of creative problem solving is a pleasure that will serve your child well in life. When you see them observing a need and then devising a way to meet it, know that they are doing exactly what grown-up inventors do all the time. This book is meant to nurture that natural spirit of discovery in all children.