This exciting project book for children aged 7-14 combines creative play with eco-awareness, while supporting STEAM learning (science, technology, engineering, art, math). Twenty-eight fun ideas range from building a wind turbine and a go-kart to creating light, growing vegetables, making green gifts, and more.
By cleverly combining creativity with eco-awareness, "Eco Kids Self-Sufficiency Handbook" is timely instructional guide and manual that specifically encourages children aged 7-14 to put down their mobile devices and get involved with 'hands-on' projects that range from building a wind turbine and a go-kart, to creating light, growing vegetables, and making green gifts.—Midwest Book Review
Emphasizing science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM), this colorfully illustrated guide walks young readers through DIY projects that range from building their own backyard cabin to growing their own food. —Physics Today
From building a wind turbine and a go-kart to creating light, growing vegetables, and making green gifts, this book teaches fun and useful skills kids need to grow into self-sufficient adults.—Kid Scoop News
Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as promoters of the self-sufficient lifestyle. They produce gardening, woodworking, and DIY books on a range of subjects, including furniture-making, hand tool techniques, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, wood-carving and woodturning. They have written more than 50 highly successful books to date, including The Self-Sufficiency Specialist and The Wildlife Garden Specialist. Alan and Gill frequently contribute articles and designs to national magazines.