Easy-to-Make Old-Fashioned Toys

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Dover Publications, Apr 1, 1989 - Crafts & Hobbies - 270 pages
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Clear instructions and illustrations show youngsters and adults how to create 38 delightful novelties: jumping jack, kaleidoscope, boomerang, pinwheel, parachute, bubble blowers, and much more. Each toy can be made with inexpensive materials found around the home, from cardboard and tape to string, scissors, and pins.

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Gene Provenzo is one of the nation s leading scholars in the foundations of education. He holds the rank of full professor at the University of Miami. He has won numerous awards throughout his career in both teaching and research and sits on many editorial boards. He has authored over ten books and has contributed chapters to many more. He has authored scores of articles in a wide range of areas in education. His recent projects include Teaching, Learning, and Schooling (Allyn & Bacon, 2002), a critically-oriented introduction to the foundations of education textbook, and the forthcoming Readings in Educational Thought (SAGE, 2005).

Provenzo is a widely published author of books on family and community history. She has developed local history curricula for the Historical Association of South Florida.

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