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Alom Shaha at Richmond Literature Festival

Back by popular demand, Mr Shaha returns to show kids aged six to ten how to transform household objects into incredible toys and machines.

Inventors, experimenters, recyclers, scientists and engineers are invited to this interactive workshop.

Science teacher and dad Mr Shaha helps every child create their own machine from materials you can find at home.

This inspiring session is based on his book, Mr Shaha’s Marvellous Machines, which gives clear, step-by-step instructions for over 15 mechanical projects.

Packed with scientific explanations for inquiring minds, it’s a boredom-busting compendium of do-it-yourself activities for every kid.

This workshop is suitable for all levels of ability and all materials are supplied. For more information and to book your ticket please visit the event website.

Mr Shaha’s Marvellous Machines

Transform and recycle household objects into your very own home-made toys and machines!

Learn about the centre of gravity by making a balancing bird, create a toroidal vortex with a smoke-ring machine, and turn a spoon into an electromagnet. Chances are you won’t need to buy the materials required for these machines because they’re all in your house right now. Every child can be an engineer with the help of Mr Shaha and his marvellous machines.

Written by a science teacher and dad, Mr Shaha’s Marvellous Machines is the highly anticipated sequel to Mr Shaha’s Recipes for Wonder. This book gives…

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