Let's Rock

Let's Rock

by Linda Kranz
     
 

Grade 1-6-Lively writing, colorful photos, and bright borders make this craft book particularly inviting. The author begins with an explanation of the types of paint and rocks best used for these projects, as well as general techniques for transferring designs and painting. Then the real fun begins with step-by-step, well-illustrated directions for decorating small

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Grade 1-6-Lively writing, colorful photos, and bright borders make this craft book particularly inviting. The author begins with an explanation of the types of paint and rocks best used for these projects, as well as general techniques for transferring designs and painting. Then the real fun begins with step-by-step, well-illustrated directions for decorating small, flat stones with flowers, animals, heart shapes, sports motifs, foods, places, holiday designs, and more. Kranz suggests using the finished items as gifts, which young children, perennially in search of inexpensive presents, will appreciate. The last eight pages are devoted to line art for each of the featured designs. These small pictures can be photocopied and used as guides for painting. By providing hours of creative entertainment at little cost, this offering is sure to be popular with crafty children and their teachers and caregivers.

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School Library Journal
Gr 1-6-Lively writing, colorful photos, and bright borders make this craft book particularly inviting. The author begins with an explanation of the types of paint and rocks best used for these projects, as well as general techniques for transferring designs and painting. Then the real fun begins with step-by-step, well-illustrated directions for decorating small, flat stones with flowers, animals, heart shapes, sports motifs, foods, places, holiday designs, and more. Kranz suggests using the finished items as gifts, which young children, perennially in search of inexpensive presents, will appreciate. The last eight pages are devoted to line art for each of the featured designs. These small pictures can be photocopied and used as guides for painting. By providing hours of creative entertainment at little cost, this offering is sure to be popular with crafty children and their teachers and caregivers. Lin Wellford's Painting on Rocks for Kids (North Light, 2002) is similar, so owning both titles isn't necessary.-Lynda Ritterman, Atco Elementary School, Waterford, NJ Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559718707
Publisher:
Cooper Square Publishing Llc
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Series:
Craft Series
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
888,174
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 11.16(h) x 0.27(d)
Age Range:
6 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Linda Kranz has written five other journals for adults and children, including For My Child, A Father's Journal, All about Me: A Keepsake Journal for Kids, More about Me, and Through My Eyes: A Journal for Teens. Klaus Kranz is a photographer who has provided pictures for A Father's Journal and For My Child. The Kranzes are married and live in Flagstaff, Arizona, with their two children.

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