I made this for a Greek Storytime. Color it, cut it out, and start turning people into stone!!
I wrote more about this program here:
Made for a Greek Storytime. Defeat the Minotaur and get out of the Labyrinth!!
Maze designed by me. "Diogenes" font used via dafont.com. Bullhead clipart shared by Maru via clickr.com.
I wrote about more about this program
I made this for an Emoji Party at the Library. Figure out these popular children's book titles, based on the emojis. Great fun!!Visit me here to see the whole plan: www.legolibrarian.com/2017/07/21/tween-programming-emoji-party/
Build an island out of Legos. Then pull a disaster card. Then try to find a way to fix your problem without breaking apart what you already built. LOTS OF FUN!!My blog entry here describes the activity in more
If you've ever seen Seurat's "Sunday Afternoon" in person, you realize that it's HUGE, making all the tiny dots even more impressive. So I tried to duplicate that effect here. I gave my kids one slice of the picture to complete using pointillism.
Print these cat eyes out on yellow paper. Cut them out and glue them to strips of blue paper for Pete the Cat headbands. A nice simple craft. Did this for a Pete the Cat storytime--you can read all about it here:
First we read "Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs" by Mo Willems, stopping to talk about the crazy differences between this version and the real story. For our activity everyone got to write their own crazy version of "Three Little Bears" just like
After reading "Dear Zoo," we brainstormed other zoo animals that would be silly pets. We then went to our tables, and did the first two parts of our sheets. Kiddos drew their animal and spelled it out the best they could. We ran into some
I made this for our tea party that we hold at the library every year. Go in one end and come out the other. If you're stuck and need the answer, do it backwards. It will be A LOT easier. Hope you enjoy. You can look at my lesson plan for my
I dress up as a butler for our library tea party every year, so I thought this would be a fun activity. All the kiddos have to do is just draw a hat, though some kids drew crazy hair instead. Just something extra to do if you're having a tea
For a spy camp we did at the library. At the end of the event, we handed out "Disguise Kits." Our kiddos cut out one mustaches, colored it, and put it on a popsicle stick. Master of disguise!! No one can tell who you are if you have a mustache!!
I made this for my "Insect Storytime" at the library. After reading about the Very Hungry Caterpillar, we made our own caterpillar that can either grow or shrink!! Just cut the sheet in half, and have the kiddos color in their caterpillar. The
My newest Lego Club challenge!! We all built around a silly sentence that we constructed via the Mad Libs format. When each kiddo was done, we put them all together to see what kind of story we created!! Another great way to work on some creative
Tally ho! I made these for our Tea Rex Tea Party at the library! It was ever so much fun!Just color and cut them out and then glue them to a clothespin!You can see the rest of my lesson plan here and a gif of a moving puppet
Tea parties are great to have at a library, and adding dinosaurs just makes it even better!! Here's a word search I made. You can find my full lesson plan here:https://legolibrarian.com/2019/03/26/kids-programming-tea-rex-tea-party/
More T-Rex Tea Party stuff!! Here's the template I made to make a dinosaur ring toss game. It's about 30" x 30" so you may need to print it out in parts and put it together that way. Once assembled, you can trace it on to another material, or use
Are YOU Smarter than a Librarian?? Let's find out. This is the opening round for my event "Are You Smarter than a Librarian?" It gets everyone starting to work together and talk so it's a good ice breaker. See more info about the program