Crafts · Teen

Teen/Tween February Take Home Craft (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)

Crafts · Teen

Teen/Tween January Take Home Craft (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!

Special Events · Teen

LitBoxLoot — Teen Subscription Boxes (2021)

Happy New Year! I’m so excited to share this new 2021 program with you! Reaching patrons during the pandemic has been a chore. We’ve done a million videos from story times to Harry Potter projects to STEAM programs … and reaching teens is a whole different prospect. We did an online QuaranTEEN scavenger hunt over…… Continue reading LitBoxLoot — Teen Subscription Boxes (2021)

Crafts · Teen

Teen/Tween December Take Home Craft (2020)

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)

Crafts · Teen

Teen/Tween November Take Home Craft (2020)

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)

Crafts · Teen

Teen/Tween October Take Home Craft (2020)

Aren’t these adorable?? I got the idea (and picture!) from Smart School House. I bought green tealights on Amazon. They were actually white with green lights but when they’re turned on, they make the whole thing glow green so they worked pretty well. I would have preferred the awesome green sparkly ones in the picture…… Continue reading Teen/Tween October Take Home Craft (2020)

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Retro Crafternoon (Teen)

I wanted to do an easy drop-in event for my teens so I decided on a “retro” crafternoon. First up were perler or pixel beads. I love love love these. And I had a great time creating a Boba Fett for my husband. 🙂 I bought this book on Amazon to give the kids some…… Continue reading Retro Crafternoon (Teen)