Each month, the library will provide supplies for different projects and experiments to complete at home.
Options will vary by age group. Free!
Origami Wolf (recommended age 7 and up)
The January full moon is called the Wolf Moon!
You will need:
Optional: extra squares of paper, pencil/marker/crayon
You will receive two copies of the wolf and directions.
Using your own paper, follow the instructions and make a whole wolf pack!
More about full moons:
NASA (you will need Oreos)
Paper Bag Snowflake (all ages)
Easy version: coloring and cutting points.
Tricky version: cutting more
(OK, we know snowflakes normally have six points. Call it a star if you need to.)
You will need: Scissors. Optional: markers/crayons,
rubber stamps and ink, watercolor paint,
Hole punch (or a nail), string/ribbon/yarn
You will receive 8 bags per participant and at least one glue stick per family.
Parents, feel free to preview the links.
Make math part of your family routine! Bedtime Math offer suggestions for multiple ages every day.
Need something else to read? National Emergency Library
7 Ways to Deal When the World Is Just So Overwhelming from Girl Scouts of the USA
Activities from 4-H
Ideas from the Dr. Seuss and Eric Carle museums (PBS Newshour link)
NASA at Home ebooks, podcasts, activities, and more!
Kids' Corner of the Mackinac Bridge website.
Talking Is Teaching resources for early childhood.