Item description for Pioneer Projects (Historic Communities) by Bobbie Kalman...
Overview Settlers had to make whatever they could not find or afford to buy. Pioneer Projects brings these crafts to life for children. Many authentic activities are presented with step-by-step instructions for children, parents, and teachers to follow. A creative way for children to have fun and learn about life in centuries past. Full color.
Publishers Description Bobbie Kalman's acclaimed Historic Communities Series provides a close-up view of how people lived more than two hundred years ago. Colorful photos, many taken by Bobbie Kalman herself at restored historic villages across the country, help support the fascinating information. Children will have fun learning about: -- early homes and the settler community -- what people wore and the crafts they made -- how settlers made their living -- how they spent their leisure time -- the values, customs, and traditions of the early settlers
Pioneer Projects presents many authentic crafts with step-by-step instructions for children and parents using materials that are easy to find. Safety rules and helpful hints are included. Children will learn how to make: -- braided rugs -- preserves -- stitched crafts -- homemade toys such as a Jacob's Ladder
Citations And Professional Reviews Pioneer Projects (Historic Communities) by Bobbie Kalman has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Booklist - 07/01/1997
School Library Journal - 08/01/1997 page 148
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1997 page 362
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.35" Width: 8.5" Height: 11.25" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1997
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0865054673 ISBN13 9780865054677
Availability 0 units.
More About Bobbie Kalman
Bobbie Kalman is the award-winning author of more than 400 non-fiction books. She established herself as a leading author in children’s non-fiction in the 1980’s and 90’s with two acclaimed series about pioneer life, The Early Settler Life Series (15 titles) and The Historic Communities Series (31 titles), both published by Crabtree Publishing. She has created many of Crabtree’s most popular series, which also include The Native Nations of North America Series (19 titles), The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures Series (93 titles), and The Science of Living Things Series (32 titles), among others.
Born in Hungary in 1947, Bobbie and her family escaped to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. A former teacher, Bobbie Kalman taught at both the elementary and secondary levels. She also spent several years working as an educational consultant for several publishing companies. Bobbie holds degrees in English, Psychology, and Education. She is married and has four children and three grandchildren.
Although best known for her non-fiction, Bobbie’s newest book is autobiographical. Released in September, 2006, Refugee Child is the account of Bobbie and her family’s escape from Hungary when she was just nine years old. Written to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution in October of 2006, the book is told from the perspective of a young girl.
Bobbie Kalman was born in 1947.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Pioneer Projects (Historic Communities)?
A great book to have Oct 23, 2000
The Pioneer Projects book is a must have. I just love mine. It has many creative craft projects. It is also great for homeschoolers. You and your famiy will have lots of fun with these crafts.Many of the crafts in this book only need things found around the house. Its great.