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Wellness & Mindfulness: DIY Fall Sensory Bin

Wellness & Mindfulness: DIY Fall Sensory Bin

Supplies Nature Scavenger Hunt Card (or Paper to Make Your Own) Empty Box or Bag Ms. Alison from Eager Free Public Library helps us explore fall through movement and our senses. We'll start with some yoga and breathing warmups, then we'll go on a nature walk scavenger...

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Music: Making Music at Home: Shakers

Music: Making Music at Home: Shakers

Supplies Toilet paper roll Markers or crayons Handful dried beans (or rice, dried pasta, etc) Tape (colorful if desired but any kind will work) Optional: ribbon, stickers, other items for decoration Make your own musical instrument with things you can find around the...

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Art: Kandinsky Tree Craft

Art: Kandinsky Tree Craft

Supplies Tree and circles Printable Template (or Blank Paper) Markers Glue Scissors Paper or Canvas to Glue Cutouts Ms. Sarah from Orfordville Public Library shows us how to make a fall tree inspired by Wassily Kandinsky–a pioneer of abstract art. Special thanks to...

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Science: Capillary Action

Science: Capillary Action

Supplies 6 toothpicks 4 small cups or bowls 1 piece celery paper towels food coloring Join Ms. Kirsten from Edgerton Public Library for several fun science experiments that explore capillary action. Capillary action helps plants get water and nutrients from their...

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Math: Candy Corn Math

Math: Candy Corn Math

Supplies Candy Corn (Fall Harvest Mix) Marker or Other Writing Tool Printed Worksheets (or paper to make your own) Dominoes (or paper to make your own, or use the worksheets from above) Join Ms. Jayme for three different candy corn math activities. She offers ways to...

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Supply List: Get ready!

Supply List: Get ready!

Monday12 Math: Candy Corn Math Tuesday13 Science:Capillary ActionWednesday14 Art: Kandinsky Trees  Thursday15 Music: Making Music at Home: ShakersFriday16 Writing: Falling for Words: Word Choice and Word PlaySaturday17 Wellness & Mindfulness: DIY Fall Sensory...

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Save the date! Library Shorts are coming.

Save the date! Library Shorts are coming.

Arrowhead Library System's public libraries are teaming up to bring you Library Shorts–a recurring series of short video lessons for 4 to 10-year-olds. What are Library Shorts? One week a month, each library will present an approximately 5-minute video lesson on a...

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