Tag Archives: Crafts

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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It’s Father’s Day!

Today is Father’s Day:  a day to celebrate those dads who play with us, read to us, help us learn to play baseball and ride bikes, and make us want to be just like them!  We have some great ideas … 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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Story Time Starter — Five Senses

When it comes to early literacy and learning, we think of colors, shapes, letters, numbers, and… our five senses!  Seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, and feeling all help young ones learn about the world around them.  And it makes a great … 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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Story Time Starter — Green

March is all about the arrival of spring and celebrating all things green!  This month’s story time starter brings all the best books, music, and crafts that the color green has to offer.  From frogs and turtles to grass and … 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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Crafting with Kids — Leftover Lanterns

Miss Melanie at the Main Library has another great craft idea for us this month.  Using recycled materials and some basic crafting supplies, she shows us how to turn an old can or jar into a lantern.  This project would … Continue reading

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Crafting With Kids — Snow Crafts

January in Ohio usually means snow. Even though the fluffy white stuff has melted away for now, there are plenty of crafts available to bring winter back to your home! First, who doesn’t like traditional paper snowflakes? These can be … Continue reading

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