My library has a set of MeeperBots that have been making appearances in our Lego Clubs, but I decided I wanted to do a little more with them. This summer I’ve been working on a programming guide for Demco using MeeperBots (coming soon!) and Maker Monday was the perfect place to test one of my programs!
For my last Little Makers of the summer we had a super simple and open ended program that led to LOTS of creativity!
Book: Perfect Square by Michael Hall
Project: Turn “perfect” origami squares into something fantastic using only your imagination and creativity, hands, scissors, and glue. Continue reading Little Makers: Perfect Square
When I decided to take a break from doing traditional bilingual storytimes, I knew that I still wanted to offer some Spanish language programming. In January I planned a Family Fiesta for the end of April as a celebration of Día de los Niños, complete with a salsa tasting and a piñata. Even though since then I’ve moved to another library, I went back for this awesome party!
Last month I hosted a family fun event for our Early Head Start program. I tweaked the program based on what worked well last time and to better fit the younger audience. Here is what I came up with:
Bubbles. As kids finished eating (lunch provided by EHS) I had out a few quiet toys and blew a bajillion bubbles to engage the kids while grownups finished eating and got cleaned up. Continue reading Family Fun Day: storytime + dance party