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Let's Carve!: Safe and Fun Woodcarving Projects for Kids - PGW Contributor(s): Trudel, Robin (Author)

Let's Carve!: Safe and Fun Woodcarving Projects for Kids - PGW Contributor(s): Trudel, Robin (Author)

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Let's Carve!: Safe and Fun Woodcarving Projects for Kids - PGW
Contributor(s): Trudel, Robin (Author)

 

ISBN: 0941936368    EAN: 9780941936361
Publisher: Linden Publishing
US SRP: $21.95 US   
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: June 08, 2021
Physical Info: 0.4" H x 10.9" L x 8.4" W (0.95 lbs) 114 pages

Brief Description:
"A safe, fun, and creative introduction to woodcarving for children age 4 and up Your child's eyes will light up when they see what they can make with the beautiful and fun projects in Let's Carve!, a safe and easy introduction to the art of woodcarving for kids age 4 and up. Requiring only a few tools, inspiration and adult supervision, the projects in Let's Carve! are kid-safe and designed for beginners, but your children will be able to complete these age-appropriate designs all by themselves. Learning the simple and beautiful art of coaxing shapes and figures from wood will fill your child with the joy of accomplishment, while teaching life-long skills your child will cherish forever. From simple clothespin chompers to string puppets to a waddling push penguin, each of the 16 core projects in Let's Carve! includes a basic version and an advanced version for kids who want more of a challenge. Many of the projects also provide alternate ideas that can be applied to new projects. With its quick results and cumulative skill-building, Let's Carve! will awaken the creative spirit in your child, foster hand-eye coordination, and build confidence as your young carvers turn out unique handicrafts. Let's Carve! will give your child an experience they'll treasure and foster a life-long love of creativity"--

Review Quotes:
" Carving for Kids is full of encouragement for keeping kids interested in what they are doing, so if you want to share a love of the craft, this is a very worthwhile way to do it."-- " WoodCentral.com"

" Easy Carving Projects for Kids is full of encouragement for keeping kids interested in what they are doing . . . if you want to share a love of the craft, this is a very worthwhile way to do it."-- " WoodCentral.com"

"Profusely illustrated on every page with clear and user friendly step-by-step instructions, Let's Carve! is an ideal and unreservedly recommended addition to family, elementary school, middle school, and community library woodworking instructional reference collections for kids ages 4-12."-- " Midwest Book Review"

" Let's Carve! is a great starting point for kids who have an interest in carving and woodworking. The directions are laid out with lots of step-by-step photos and written instructions, so they are easy to follow ... a great book for beginner woodworkers!"-- " San Francisco Book Review"

     Audience:

    • Parents of children ages 4 and over
    Table of Contents:
    • Introduction
    • Section 1: Personal Items
    • Hair Comb
    • Hair Ties
    • Section 2: Action Toys
    • Clothespin Chompers
    • Push Duck
    • Push Waddler
    • Section 3: Dolls and Puppets
    • Finger Puppets
    • Monster Toy
    • Puppet or Doll
    • Ostrich
    • Hobby Horse
    • Conclusion

    A safe, fun, and creative introduction to woodcarving for children age 4 and up

    Your child's eyes will light up when they see what they can make with the beautiful and fun projects in Let's Carve!, a safe and easy introduction to the art of woodcarving for kids age 4 and up. Requiring only a few tools, inspiration and adult supervision, the projects in Let's Carve! are kid-safe and designed for beginners, but your children will be able to complete these age-appropriate designs all by themselves.

    Learning the simple and beautiful art of coaxing shapes and figures from wood will fill your child with the joy of accomplishment while teaching life-long skills your child will cherish forever. From simple clothespin chompers to string puppets to a waddling push penguin, each of the 16 core projects in Let's Carve! includes a basic version and an advanced version for kids who want more of a challenge. Many of the projects also provide alternate ideas that can be applied to new projects.

    With its quick results and cumulative skill-building, Let's Carve! will awaken the creative spirit in your child, foster hand-eye coordination, and build confidence as your young carvers turn out unique handicrafts. Let's Carve! will give your child an experience they'll treasure and foster a life-long love of creativity.

    Review Citations:

    • School Library Journal 09/01/2021 pg. 118 (EAN 9780941936361, Paperback)

    Contributor Bio:Trudel, Robin
    Robin Edward Trudel is a woodcarver, woodcarving teacher, and former president of New England Wood Carvers. He has contributed articles to Carving Magazine and is the author of two previous books, Carving for Kids and Easy Carving Projects for Kids. Trudel's Pine Tree Studios is on a hill covered with pine and hickory trees in Massachusetts, about a half mile from the New Hampshire border. All four of his children are woodcarvers.

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