https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IG1eOUq5mQ&t=338s Why do these videos always choose the worst screen shot as the still image?? *sigh* Our April flyer: Our craft this month: I got the idea from Easy Peasy and Fun. This month families had to supply glue, scissors, and markers/pencils. I also included a small flyer in each kit with a picture of…… Continue reading April Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club ONLINE (2021)
Love these!! They don’t come with the pattern to follow but I’m hoping the teens are savvy OR use their imaginations to create something new! They’re from Oriental Trading and are, apparently, discontinued but these are a cute alternative!
So cute!! They were from Oriental Trading and are, of course, now sold out. I’ve already gone through one of our packs of 12 so they’ve been very popular.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CxRTGztlGg Our second Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club! Our March flyer: Our craft this month: I got the idea from Crafty Morning. This month families had to supply glue and staples (if they preferred) to staple the rings together but, of course, they could glue them as well. I also included a small flyer…… Continue reading March Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club ONLINE (2021)
These went QUICK! I bought a pack of back up crafts a few months ago when I realized we were going through 20+ crafts a month. Unfortunately, the cross stitched hearts were discontinued so I replaced them with sequin valentine ornament kits. And those are now sold out. Make sure you plan ahead for these…… Continue reading Teen/Tween February Take Home Craft (2021)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SK5E0jGg4Y&t=1s We’ve been getting a lot of requests from our patrons for more take home crafts. So I decided to do something a little bit different and start an online picture book arts & crafts club! Every month I’ll make a video where I read a book and do a related craft with the kids.…… Continue reading February Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club ONLINE (2021)
How cute are these little ones? Again, I got craft kits from Oriental Trading. Unfortunately, these particular bears are sold out at the moment but check out their other craft kits! They’ve been really popular with our teens the past few months. I’ve already given out nine and we have lots of January left!
How cute are these? They’re ornaments but don’t scream CHRISTMAS! They came individually wrapped from Oriental Trading and are perfect for both pandemic germ control and librarian time savings! I put each individual pack in a brown lunch bag to make them easier to distribute; included a flyer about our new subscription boxes (more on…… Continue reading Teen/Tween December Take Home Craft (2020)
I got the idea for a NYE “party in a bag” from a librarian in a Facebook group! I thought it sounded like such a fun idea and take home bags/crafts are really popular at my library. I wanted to include a variety of activities that could work for a wide range of ages and…… Continue reading New Year’s Eve — Party in a Bag!
I’ve discovered the secret for teen take home craft participation! Order from Oriental Trading and they will come. These crafts were PERFECT. Cute for any teenagers bedroom in the fall AND they came individually wrapped! I put each individual pack in a brown lunch bag to make them easier to distribute and that was it!…… Continue reading Teen/Tween November Take Home Craft (2020)