Article Title

Build Your Own Boats


Beverly Jones


Excellent, Primary, Intermediate, Young Adult, Boats, science, creativity, crafts, hands-on learning, engineering, building

Document Type

Book Review


Excitement abounds in this crafty and creative book. Readers will receive hands-on instructions to build several different kinds of boats including a catamaran, a swamp boat, and even a water bug. This book stimulates the mind and helps young readers excel as they use determination to create something new and interesting. There are seven projects in this book and many of them can be created with items that are found around the house. The author is sure to include added information about each boat so that readers will know more about the design and the science behind how it works.