Create fascinating gizmos from simple electronics and household items, from a gravity-powered car to a light-up backpack to a geodesic mini greenhouse. This highly practical handbook is packed with guidance, tips and inspiration for making simple but clever gadgets that will give kids a real sense of achievement, as well as impressing friends and parents with their skills. The perfect book for fun STEM projects to keep kids busy when they’re stuck indoors, or for home-schooling inspiration. Page after page of makes allow budding engineers and inventors to pick and choose projects that suit their interests and skill level. Each project comes with a short explanation of the science behind it, and every stage is heavily illustrated and photographed to ensure that following the instructions is easy and fun. Parents might learn something, too!