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The Magic of Making 1

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Perfect for Quiet Time, these informative DVDs  will encourage your children's natural curiosity to discover the 'magic' behind the creation of everyday products.

Watch with wide eyes, enjoy the light-hearted narration, and smile as you and your children learn the 'Magic of Making'.

CANDLES
Find out how the wax produced by the Queen Bee and her workers really can get on the candle-maker's wick!

GLASS MARBLES
Marvel at the skills of the glassblowers as they turn sand into beautiful glass spheres. It's hot stuff!

ICE CREAM
From the cow's udder to the scoop and the cornet. See how creamy milk undergoes a cool transformation.

WOOLLY JUMPERS
See how sheep's greasy fleeces are cleaned, spun and knitted into fine winter clothing.

THE QUEEN'S ROOF
Meet the brave and clever men of the slate mine who fashion ancient rock into roof tiles fit for a Queen!

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The Magic of Making 2




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The second title of this exciting series which explains how things are made.

Perfect for Quiet Time, these informative DVDs  will encourage your children's natural curiosity to discover the 'magic' behind the creation of everyday products.

BIRTHDAY CAKE
Take three cooks, some broody hens and a celebrity chef - all to make the best birthday cake money can buy.

MONEY
From molten metal to the press and the punch - the Royal Mint opens its doors to reveal the secrets of making our coins.

MOTOR CARS
From pressing plant to paint shop - watch a car taking shape as workers and robots join forces on the assembly line.

SCRAP METAL
Keep clear of the grabber! Cars and fridges are torn apart by giant machines so that new can be made from the old.

GLASS BOTTLES AND JARS
See how sand is melted into glowing 'gobs' of glutinous glass, ready to be puffed up for filling and capping.
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