Make This!

Building Thinking, and Tinkering Projects for the Amazing Maker in You

Create your maker space with this fun and instructive book, chock-full of hands-on activities and cool experiments to get kids thinking and tinkering.
This book is designed to inspire the next generation of engineers and supports all kinds of kid creators: those who prefer guided instruction, those who prefer to dream up and design objects on their own, and everyone in between. With thoughtful text and bright illustrations, kids get the tools and the know-how to tackle all kinds of exciting projects:

  • Building a kaleidoscope
  • Designing a fidget spinner
  • Planting a rain forest
  • Creating a musical instrument, and more!

Unconventional scenarios inspired by real National Geographic explorers give kids a chance to think outside the box and apply their maker skills to real life.

National Geographic Kids - February 5, 2019

ISBN: 1426333242


Fidget spinners use the power of forces to spin. Play around with centripetal force by making your very own fidget spinner. Find out how in this video featuring an activity from the Nat Geo Kids book Make This!