Labcraft Wizards Being a wizard takes training, practice, and a few tips from an expert. Author and professional toy designer John Austin, creator of the popular MiniWeapons of Mass Destruction series, provides dozens of projects for up-and-coming sorcerers. Each of the 35 projects in Labcraft Wizards is explained through illustrated step-by-step instructions and uses simple, everyday materials. Build an Enchanted Hourglass out of empty soda bottles, plastic hangers, and sand. Transform a chicken egg into a colorful, bouncy Dragon Egg using vinegar and food coloring or mix up a batch of Ogre Snot with corn syrup and gelatin. Through its creative activities, Labcraft Wizards helps eager minds explore basic concepts in chemistry and physics through experimentation, encourages scientific observation, and fuels imaginations.