Christmas Book by Jane Bull
by Dorling Kindersley, 2003
the halls with festive mobiles and flurries of snowflakes, create
snowstorms in jam jars, make boxes for bonbons and count down to
Christmas with a magical advent calendar.
are just some of the things you will be able to do after reading
the Dorling Kindersley Christmas Book. 50 different activities will
ensure that everyone will find a challenging activity to while away
those hours of counting down to the big celebration.
book provides the ideal opportunity for children and adults to spend
time together creating 3D greeting cards with bouncing Rudolphs
or pop-out snowmen, or designing a a selection of glittering mobiles
to hang from your bedroom ceiling adding that extra sparkle to your
own space at Christmas.
hints are given alongside step-by-step, easy to follow instructions
for young art and craft enthusiasts.
making salt dough model decorations for your tree you are advised
to ask an adult to help with the oven.
Remember to paint and decorate your mobiles on both sides so that
whichever way they turn you can see exactly what they are.
Ask an adult to melt the butter for Santa’s sweet factory
and always wash your hands before you touch the mixture.
materials used are all relatively cheap and easy to pick up; indeed
you will find many lying around the house that are ideal for recycling.
colour illustrations accompany all stages of creation of the decorations
featured, as well as pictures of the finished products, adding a
helpful dimension to the instructions given.
Christmas Book is ideal for use in the classroom, with children’s
groups of all ages and simply for anyone in your family who enjoys
books available from Clare County Library’s children’s
non fiction stock by Jane Bull include:
The Halloween Book
The Sunny Day Book and
Change Your Room
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