Scrap Kins Build-it Book Volume 1 (Paperback)

Scrap Kins Build-it Book Volume 1 By Brian Yanish Cover Image
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What can you make from junk you throw away? Join the ScrapKins, a crafty monster family who live in a recycling center, as they give step by step instructions to turn towel tubes and milk cartons into pirate ships, bird feeders, dinosaurs and more Share a project with your kids with true DIY fun at home Perfect for teachers, school classrooms, afterschool programs, babysitters, caretakers, homeschool, parties. MADE IN USA For Ages 6-9 years "Scrapkins was an exciting way for our students to actually experience the benefits of recycling while also using their imaginations to create the most wonderful art projects Our students looked forward to art with Mr. Yanish and were highly invested in the artistic process. The Scrapkins program connects well with our first grade curriculum and gave our students another outlet to express themselves at school. It was wonderful to see the looks of pride and accomplishment as all of our students successfully completed a project." Brianna Berkowitz, 1st Grade Teacher Lefferts Garden Charter School Brooklyn, NY.

About the Author

Brian Yanish has been a professional illustrator and designer for over twelve years. He began his training drawing monsters in kindergarten in Western New York. He has worked for Jim Henson Productions in Los Angeles, trained as a special effects moldmaker, written and performed comedy, designed educational CD-ROMs, and sold his own line of T-shirts. He currently lives in New York City where he runs the ScrapKins Recycled Arts program, designs for apparel, children's books, apps and continues his training drawing monsters. ScrapKins(R) is an NYC-based Creativity brand for kids that follows the adventures of a tribe of monsters who build their world out of the things we throw away. Through school visits and Recycled Art-Making workshops, the "ScrapKins" teach children to turn milk cartons into pirate ships and towel tubes into dinosaurs by finding creativity in common materials. They have created programs for Whole Foods Markets, Seventh Generation, Clif Bar, The Doha Film Institute in Qatar, Make,, Wildlife Conservation Society at The Bronx Zoo, World Science Festival, Maker Faire and Scholastic Afterschool. Created in 2006, by children's designer Brian Yanish and based on his childhood drawings, the ScrapKins mission is to inspire creativity and DIY resourcefulness in kids everywhere. http: //

Product Details
ISBN: 9780615438948
ISBN-10: 0615438946
Publisher: Crackle Press
Publication Date: February 5th, 2011
Pages: 34
Language: English