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try at home Tag

Can't join us for storytime at the library? Try creating your own version at home! Here are some ideas to try out from our recent series of space-themed storytimes. Books to Read The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield Solar System by Jill McDonald Astro Girl by Ken Wilson-Max A Big...

Ever feel like you want to help the Earth? Did you know that there are thousands of art projects that you can do using recycled materials? Help the earth and make these cool bird feeders using toilet paper rolls! Easy Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder Craft...

Have you ever wanted to keep track of the books you have read? Or do you have difficulty organizing your to be read list? Using these reading bullet journal templates, you can better stay on top of your reading activities. Continue reading for instructions and...

Have you ever gone to a backyard picnic with a taco or chili bar? Maybe it’s time for a ramen bar! Ramen is another meal that can be assembled by each person after the party has started. To top it all off (see what we did...

  Keep cool this summer while reading with this recipe for ice cream in a bag!  Recipe source INGREDIENTS ▢ 1 cup half and half (you can use 1/2 whole milk and 1/2 cream  also if you want) ▢ 1.5 tsp vanilla extract ▢ 1 tbsp sugar ▢ ice ▢ 1/4 cup salt ...

With Summer coming, children may be spending lots of time with family and friends on roadtrips, on vacations, or hanging out at home. Here are some great games to check out using a standard 52-card playing deck. These are perfect if you need a lot...

  Spring is in the air! It is time to plant flowers and admire all the beautiful things Spring and nature have to offer! Below are some books from our collection that highlight Spring gardening, Spring and the power of persistence. Books to read together Spring Parade by...

Spring feels like it has fully sprung when trees begin their regrowth of beautiful new leaves. This Try at Home craft can be done any time of the year, all you need are the following materials: Paper Crayons Tape Assortment of leaves Follow these simple steps...

Supplies You Need Two pieces of paper Scissors Glue You can use whatever paper you have; if your child is a beginner, a heavier paper may be easier to work with. How To Cut one piece of paper in straight strips around 1” wide. You can draw lines...

Painting With Water You can have fun without a lot of time or supplies! Painting with water is an activity that can take as long or as short as you and your child want. What you need A small container of water Something to paint on like a dark...