Candy Construction: How to Build Race Cars, Castles, and Other Cool Stuff Out of Store-Bought Candy

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Paperback, Workman Pub Co, 2010, ISBN13 9781603425483, ISBN10 1603425489
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Paperback, Workman Pub Co, 2010, ISBN13 9781603425483, ISBN10 1603425489

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Paperback, Workman Pub Co, 2010, ISBN13 9781603425483, ISBN10 1603425489

Kids passionately love everything about candy - the sweet satisfying taste, of course, but also the smells, the colors, the shapes, and the textures. So why settle for just eating it? In Candy Construction author Sharon Bowers reveals how inexpensive and readily available store-bought candy offers an irresistable treasure trove of crafting material.
Armed with a bedazzling variety of sugary shapes, from rolls and sticks to ropes and strips to rings and cubes, there is no limit to what kids can build -- with Candy Construction as inspiration. Imagine a chess set with Hershey's Kisses playing pieces Candy snakes made from Necco Wafers and bubble-gum tape, with M&M's for eyes There are spaceships, race cars, planes, woodland creatures, jewelry, and more -- all crafted from candy.
Perfect for birthday parties and rainy day activities, the more complex "Candy Construction" projects offer plans for complete tabletop scenes, including a construction site with dump truck and construction workers; a steam train with an engine, tanker cars, caboose, and boxcars; and a magical castle with stacked cookie towers. There are also fun projects for holiday decorations for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and more. Every project is accompanied by full-color photos and easy-to-follow, step-by-step building instructions.
With small children of her own, Sharon Bowers knows the challenges of preventing excessive candy consumption. To her pleasant surprise, she found that offering kids an alternative use for candy actually cut back on the eating without eliminating any of the fun
Parents will welcome this creative new way of looking at candy and using it up, while watching their young construction workers put their imaginations and hands to work

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Number of Pages: 143
Original Languages: English
Author: Bowers, Sharon
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Publication Date: October, 2010
ISBN-13: 9781603425483
Animal Type: Dog
Digital Video Formats: Paperback
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 7.00 x 8.00 x 0.50 IN
ISBN-10: 1603425489
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I have not used this book personally as it was purchased for my grandson but in flipping through the pages, there seems to be hours and hours of fun building things out of candy. Can't wait to help him make one!

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