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Nature smart : awesome projects to make with mother nature's help

Author: Gwen Diehn; Bobbe Needham
Publisher: New York : Main Street, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than 150 nature crafts, including: wind vanes, beach baskets, bird feeders, scented soap, barometers, egg shell mosaics, etc.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwen Diehn; Bobbe Needham
ISBN: 1402705158 9781402705151 1402714351 9781402714351
OCLC Number: 52329405
Notes: Comprised the following titles published by Lark Books: Nature crafts for kids / Gwen Diehn & Terry Krautwurst. 1992; Kid style nature crafts / Gwen Diehn & Terry Krautwurst. 1995; Ecology crafts for kids / Bobbe Needham. 1998.
Includes index.
Description: 398 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Seasonal nature projects --
Sweet smelling grass mat --
Earth's never-ending water-go-round --
Rustic Wren house --
Bird drinking fountain --
Recycled kite --The wings' of a bird ; kissing and spishing for birds --
Pressed flower lamp shade --
Butterfly & moth hatchery --
Mix a mess of midnight moth goop ; What makes a moth ... a moth? --
Accordion-fold nature journal --
Seashell wind chime --
What are seashells and where do they come from? --
Fern picture frame --
Willow whistles --
Hey, Bud! --
Garden edge bricks --
Stepping stones --
Watching bugs and other small critters --
Mint leaf candies --
Herbal vinegars --
Rose petal jam & decorated lid --
Incredible (but true!) hummingbird facts --
Garden trellis --
Hooray for flying fur! --
Garden markers --
Wild vegetables --
Potpourri --
Fancy covers for potpourri jar lids --
Why do flowers have colors and different shapes? --
Fish print T-shirts --
Fins, gills, and ... yipe! What's that stripe? --
Twig wreath --
Blackberry & onion skin dyes --
Daylily leaf hat --
Pressed flower note cards --
Nature's papermakers --
Lotus book (origami-style journal) --
Tree branch hideaway --
How big is your favorite tree? ; Some national champion big trees --
Gathering basketry materials --
Wild basket --
Nature's icing --
Gourd dipper --
Gourd drum --
Shakeree --
Great gobs o' gourds! --
Seed necklace --
Rutabaga lantern --
Roots and vegetables ; Root power --
Chili pepper garland --
What's do hot about chili peppers? --
Seed drying frame --
The mighty acorn --
Seed packets --
Save those seeds! --
Apple crisp --
Gathering wood --
Rustic twig shelf --
Evergreen wrapping paper --
Seashell candles --
Fantastic floating water ; Make your own icicles! --
Potato paper --
Warm, snuggly snow --
Winter berry garland --
Terrarium & terrarium stand --
Winter's invisible wildflowers --
Prehistoric paints --
Earth's amazing caves --
Nature sketching --
What big eyes and ears you have! --
Pocket sketchbook --
Bird feeder --
Bir-r-r-r-d, it's cold outside! Rain --
Cement birdbath --
Rain facts --
Rain and clouds --
Barometer --
Wind --
Wind vane --
Wind names around the world ; Wind power ; Wind ; What makes the wind blow? --
Fish kites --
Birds --
Nesting shelf --
Eggs with pressed flowers and leaves --
Egg shapes and colors ; Egg records --
Eggs dyed with onion skins --
Flowers --
Wildflower candles --
Gift tags, bookmarks, note cards --
Candied violets --
Critters --
Wormery --
Eat dirt, you worm! --
Sun --
Sun prints --
Sun clock --
Pocket sundial --
Leaves and stems --
Leaf print --
Which leaf is which? --
Nature kaleidoscope --
What do leaves do? --
Mushroom spore prints : mysterious mushrooms --
Pan pipes --
Herbs --
Herb dolls --
Bath bags --
Plant perfumes --
Pet collars --
Critters --
Ant house --
Pooter --
Bug box --
Seashore --
Sand candles --
The amazing ocean --
Fish print --
Banner --
Sand painting ; What is sand? --
Beach basket --
Leaves --
Leaf stained glass --
Why do leaves turn colors in autumn? --
Leaf collection box --
Why do trees drop their leaves? --
Needle knowledge ; Evergreen garland --
Paper with inlaid leaves --
Nuts and seeds --
Seed mosaic ; Traveling seeds --
Twig-and-cone wreath --
Nut-stenciled bandanna --
Harvest --
Apple monsters --
Corn husk flowers --
Turnip lanterns --
Critters --
Casts of animal tracks --
Animal tracks ; The tracker ; Walk like a bear ; Bigfoot tracks? --
Snow --
Snow candles ; Snow --
Snow sculpture --
Snow facts, snow folklore ; The snowflake man --
Birds --
Birds' midwinter tree --
Bird feeder --
Who eats what? --
The night sky --
Nocturne night dial --
How to find the North Star and Cassiopeia --
Constellation viewers --
Bark and twigs --
Bark rubbing ; Identifying bark --
Twig weaving --
Gee-haw whimmy diddle --
Flowers and herbs --
Pomander --
Scented soap. Ecology crafts --
Introduction to ecology crafts --
1. Excellent eco-extravaganzas --
Clay pinch pots and animals --
Find and clean your own clay --
Make your own sawdust kiln --
Twig frame --
Collecting bag --
Birch bark basket --
You can do it --
Tree-saver chair --
We'd be up a tree without trees --
Special prints gift wrap --
Oh, Christmas tree! --
Bag bonnets --
Fly-away-home gourd birdhouse --
What's a bald eagle? --
What's a grizzly bear? --
2. Awesome eco-adventures --
Backyard wetland --
The wet, wet world of water --
Collections box --
Birch bark canoe --
Happy Earth Day! April 22 --
Log cabin planter --
Bat house --
Up with bats! --
Achy breaky pots --
Potato print shirts --
Make your own compost --
Save the Manatee --
Sketch-and-press nature journal --
Cool tool : keep a tree diary --
3. Rockin' eco-recycling --
Light bulb puppets --
Make you own papier mâché mix --
Paper bag bouquets --
Paper bag books --
Eco-envelopes --
Nature's gardens : bottles and jars --
Paper or plastic? --
Recycling Kids, Inc. --
Totally recycled albums --
Calendar boxes --
Hurray for the tree muskateers! --
That can't be paper! Beads --
Easy recycle bin --
Is that a soda bottle you're wearing? --
Picture-perfect postcards --
Cool cut-and-paste bottle and jars --
4. Terrific eco-trash --
Fantastic flower pots --
Dog biscuit photo frame --
Eggshell mosaic --
Mosaic-an earth-friendly art --
License plate bird feeder --
You're invited! --
Corny sunflowers --
Dry your own corn husks --
Cornhusk angels --
Beach glass jewelry --
You don't need a garage for a garage sale --
Kissy fish piñata --
Trees, please --
Gourd witch --
Eco-party --
5. Happenin' eco-hits --
Rock houses --
Papier mâché bird --
A wonderful wild man : John Muir --
The Sierra Club today --
Bottle gardens : simple bottle garden --
Green bottle garden --
Desert in a jar --
How is a rainforest like your bathroom? --
Paper quilts --
Beautiful Earth : natural cosmetics --
Ocean waves bath salts --
Lavender and roses powder --
Lemonade lip gloss --
Make an Earth-friendly art box --
Tin can marionette --
Adopt a piece of the planet --
Bean and pasta mosaic --
It is always sunrise somewhere --
Metric conversion chart.
Other Titles: Awesome projects to make with mother nature's help
Responsibility: Gwen Diehn, Terry Krautwurst & Bobbie [i.e. Bobbe] Needham.
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More than 150 nature crafts, including: wind vanes, beach baskets, bird feeders, scented soap, barometers, egg shell mosaics, etc.

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