Book Spotlight · Tuesday Book Club

October Holiday Books for Kids

Kids Books – Holidays and Crafts

 

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October 19th

Books in the Festival Time series describe the activities of typical families as parents and children celebrate some of their culture’s major holidays. Attractive color illustrations on every page will appeal to younger children. The simply yet delightfully told stories describe the festivities while giving children background information about holidays in many different cultures. A two-page spread at the back of each book contains information for parents, and includes suggestions on ways to communicate the holiday’s meaning to kids. Diwali is the Hindu five-day festival of lights that welcomes in the lunar new year. It is celebrated on the 15th day of the dark fortnight of the Hindu month of Ashwin, or Aasho, which occurs in October or November, depending on the lunar calendar. During the festival, parents tell stories that relate to the holiday, exchange gifts of sweets, light candles, and attend elaborate fireworks displays. The holiday is marked by an abundance of lights displayed in homes and businesses.

 

 

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Discover Over 300 of the Best Crafting Ideas!

Whether you want to (1) learn how to make exciting new crafts, (2) make beautiful crafted works of art, or (3) just enjoy a variety of incredible crafts that you can make for yourself, family and friends, this book will guide on how to easily start making your very own professional looking crafts.

Need new craft ideas? Wish you could make something beautiful enough to sell?

Crafting can open up a world of possibilities. Add beauty, or a touch of whimsy, to your surroundings. Create jewelry to match your outfits and décor to add character to your home. Some of these crafts are so beautiful that you’d never know they cost pennies to make! I’ve known crafters to sell necklaces right off their necks and rings off their fingers.

If you’ve never scrapbooked before, you’ll find a variety of ways to make compelling and exciting scrapbooks. You won’t need to be an expert in art or design to create attractive scrapbook pages; the tips and advice included in the scrapbook chapter will guide you to a successful scrapbooking experience.

Preserve the memory of important events and delightful experiences in a form that you and others can delight in looking at time after time. Save those precious moments with your children; capture their unforgettable quotes, first discoveries and growing personalities to remember and pass on to them. Along the way, preserve your own thoughts and observations as your children grow and you watch their gifts and abilities blossom.

Explore new forms of crafting.

If you need a break from your current craft,then try out beadwork, yarn, needlework and clay crafts. Explore wood burning as a new art form. Add class to napkins by introducing accents that involve buttons. Create colorful suncatchers to add color and warmth to your rooms. There are a dozen chapters here, chock-full of crafts that use items you may have never tried working with before. Isn’t it time to discover something new?

De-stress while sharpening your mind.

Boost your confidence by completing one of the simpler crafts in a single setting. Easily make practical crafts; create colorful jewelry beads, fabricate stepping stones to commemorate a beloved pet, capture the seasons in colorful wall hangings, or celebrate holidays with unique wreaths and centerpieces. Challenge yourself by adding complexity to a well-known craft form by simply following the clear instructions provided in this book.

What will you Learn about crafting?

 

  • The best ways to set up and maintain a craft area.
  • How to make fabric crafts, even if you don’t know how to sew.
  • Simple techniques for painting on almost anything.
  • How to make candles, soaps, and other items that smell oh, so good!
  • How to create simple accent pieces that look professionally made.

 

You will also Discover:

 

  • Fresh scrapbooking ideas and tips.
  • The amazing versatility of washi tape and how to use it to add beauty to virtually anything.
  • Wonderful wooden crafts.
  • How to craft beautiful custom-tailored jewelry and over 100 pictures!

 

Get ready for some creative crafting fun.

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