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The paper playhouse : awesome art projects for kids using paper, boxes, and books

Author: Katrina Rodabaugh
Publisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Quarry, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
With simple techniques including sculpture, printmaking, bookbinding, collage, and even ideas for public art, families work through step-by-step instructions while using imagination and budding aesthetics. This book goes beyond the typical paper craft project to include contemporary design references like Mid-Century Modern dollhouses, VW buses, paper monsters, costumes and masks, and the classic lemonade stand--all  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katrina Rodabaugh
ISBN: 9781592539802 1592539807
OCLC Number: 896854525
Notes: "22 projects aimed at inspiring children to create amazing paper crafts"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Getting started. Sourcing and reusing materials, basic tools, staying organized, and carving out creative space --
Paper. Junk mail, security envelopes, file folders, magazines, greeting cards, calendars, and decorative papers --
Books. Used books, vintage books, library castoffs, notebooks, and other books to alter or make --
Boxes. Shoe boxes, shipping boxes, cereal boxes, matchboxes, and other reusable containers --
Performance & public art. Taking art to the streets, stages, and lemonade stands --
Gallery. Artists as inspiration.
Responsibility: Katrina Rodabaugh.


The Paper Playhouse includes a series of how-to art projects that transform cardboard boxes, paper, and found books into imaginative toys, structures, and games for kids!  Read more...


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