A favorite of kids and parents since the 1970s, Housebuilding for Children offers step-by-step illustrated instructions for building six different houses with a description of the necessary tools and equipment. Youngsters will learn the joy of buying and using their own tools, setting up their own workshop, and building any one of seven wonderful houses. More than 100 black-and-white photographs and 150 illustrations and diagrams teach children and parents how to set up a workshop, get started using basic carpentry tools, and finally building their very own wood-frame house, factory-built house, glass house, post-and-beam house, junkyard house, tree house, and now an A-frame house. This inimitable classic is sure to bring hours of learning and fun to an entirely new generation of parents and children.
A step-by-step guide to carrying out such carpentry projects as a birdhouse, candle chandelier, doll cradle, puppet theater, and coaster car.
These books are geared towards 7-10 year olds, who should need very little help with the projects. There are plenty of pictures!!!
Older children and adults would also learn from the detailed instructions about buying and using tools and how to set up a workshop.