Toys from Trash

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Item Code: NAK376
Author: Arvind Gupta
Publisher: Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2014
ISBN: 9789351030058
Pages: 50 (Throughouts B/W Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 7.0 inch X 5.0 inch
Weight 60 gm
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Book Description
Back of The Book

Get the junk out of the trunk and fashion it into cool toys that promise endless hours of fun.

Create over 50 toys—a cool stick figure from ice cream sticks, a snazzy goody bag from an old plastic bottle, a simple spoon propeller from plastic spoons and even a complicated water turbine from a water bottle and drinking straws. All out of readily available material.

The step-by-step instructions and simple and clear illustrations make this handy book to have at home to tide over long vocations.


About The Author

Arvind Gupta graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (1975) with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He has written 15 books on science activities, translated 140 books into Hindi and presented 125 films on science activities on Doordarshan. His first book Matchstick Models & Other Science Experiments was translated into 12 Indian languages and sold over half a million copies. He has received several honours, including the inaugural National Award for Science Popularization amongst children (1988), Distinguished Alumnus Award of IIT, Kanpur (2000), Indira Gandhi Award for Science Popularisation (2008) and the Third World Academy of Science Award (2010) for making science interesting for children.




1 Sand Sucks 1
2 Egg in Bottle 2
3 Candle See-Saw 3
4 Atomic Array 4
5 Add Sugar Bend Light 5
6 Coloured Chroma 6
7 Model of Eye 7
8 Capillary Action 8
9 Solid Liquid 9
10 Tensegrity Structures 10
11 Doll on Rope 12
12 Stick Man 14
13 Cool Bottle 15
14 Annealing in Action 16
15 Mini Solar Heater 17
16 Pearl on Hot Pan 18
17 Expansion of Air 19
18 Spoon Propeller 20
19 Straw Petal Fan 21
20 Water Turbine 22
21 Animation on Flywheel 23
22 Cup Helicopter 24
23 Irrigation Ladle 25
24 Bottle Bag 26
25 Up-Down Bunny 27
26 Aluminium Can Bowl 28
27 Tetra Purse 29
28 Fido-Dido Clown 30
29 Paper Cup Puppet 31
30 Butterfly in a Bulb 32
31 Special Maze 33
32 Cranky Crank 34
33 Climbing Brush 35
34 Brush in Rush 36
35 Maglev-CD 37
36 Magnetic Slow Slide 38
37 Spool Generator 39
38 Pentagon 40
39 Pentagon Birds 41
40 Envelope Tetrahedron 42
41 Postcard Garland 43
42 Hopping Bird 44
43 Robotic Finger 45
44 Balloon Fountain 46
45 Submarine 47
46 Straw Spray 48
47 Leaf Cat 49
48 Animal Jigsaw 50

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