Category Archives: Crafting with Kids

Crafting With Kids:

Christmas is just a week away! Are you looking for some handmade gifts or holiday projects for the kids? Well, look no further! Last year, we featured four different Christmas crafts to try at home. Here are some more to … Continue reading

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Crafting With Kids: Wrapped Vases

This month’s craft comes from Miss Melanie at Main Library! Her recent program focused on wrapped vases. If you are looking for an easy, beautiful, and functional craft, this is it! For this super-easy project, you will need a glass … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids: Happy Birthday, Johnny Appleseed!

Today is the anniversary of the birth of a great American — John Chapman (more commonly known as Johnny Appleseed!).  In order to celebrate, we’re going to dedicate our craft post to this humble man born on September 26, 1774.  … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids: Campfire Caps

For this month’s craft, we head down to the Bellville Branch and over to Miss Sarah for an awesome craft to end the summer.  She had several children come to her Summer Make-It Take-It last week for the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids: Melted Crayon Rocks

Our “Dig Into Reading” theme for the Summer Library Program (SLP) has been lots of fun.  From digging for dinosaur bones to exploring the dirt underneath our feet, there are many ways for children to investigate the natural world around … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Fairy Houses

This month’s craft comes to us, once again, from Miss Melanie. Our Summer Library Program (SLP) theme is Dig Into Reading, and to go along with that, we’ve got some nifty Fairies, Gnomes and Fairy Houses to show you. While you … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Mother’s Day Crafts

The month of May gives us many things to be thankful for, especially mothers and beautiful spring flowers.  Here at the library, we’ve combined the two and have created a Mother’s Day flower magnet that any mother will love! Miss … Continue reading

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Crafting With Kids — Grass Heads

This month’s craft from Miss Melanie will get everyone in the mood for spring! Grass grows in everyone’s yard but did you know you can also grow it inside? But why would you want to? Because you can turn it … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Craft Month

March is National Craft Month.  How will you celebrate?  Will you bust out the salt dough and cookie cutters?  Maybe you’ll finish one of those many unfinished projects languishing in a box.  Or will you assemble all your assorted craft … Continue reading

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Story Time Starter — Trucks & Tractors

Get ready, get set … GO!  This month’s story time is all about trucks and tractors.  Miss Mary from the Main Library is sharing this month’s awesome ready-to-go story time. What child does not enjoy rollicking stories about trucks and … Continue reading

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