Children's Activities

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Re-Imagine the Story.png Re-Imagine the Story: Zita the Spacegirl, 7/8

Join Ms. Ellie as she walks you through how to make a comic of your own. Hers is inspired by a character from Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke.

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Make a Crankie!

Maker Monday, 7/6

Tune in Mondays on IGTV for STEM or craft making tutorials all summer long. This week, Make a Crankie with Ms. Andie! (It’s a moving picture box.) Tag a picture of your project with @alamedafreelibrary to show us your creation!  

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Mostly Science Saturday.png Mostly Science Saturday: Laser Show, 7/4

Pink Ink, Singing Pipes, Fire Waterfalls, Chemical Reactions and our Class 4 High Powered Burning LASER are all waiting for you in this Spectacular Science Show!  
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Re-Imagine the Story: Wild Robot, 7/1  

Join Ms. Andie as she talks about making connections between the book Wild Robot, by Peter Brown, and the real world. Then she’ll lead you through a fun activity inspired by the book. 

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  Maker Monday, 6/29

Tune in Mondays on IGTV for STEM or craft making tutorials all summer long. This week, make a Q-tip Launcher with Liz. This project is best for tweens. Tag a picture of your launcher with @alamedafreelibrary to show us your creation! 
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Fantastic Foam Show
You'll watch the invisible become visible, see our hair-raising VanDeGraf Generator, and learn the chemical secret of our fabulous Fantastic Foam in the super special scien-tastic show! 

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 Foodie Friday, 6/26

Join us on Instagram and Facebook every Friday for a fun pairing of a story and a simple delicious recipe or food themed craft. Today we’re having a Paper Pizza Party with Pete the Cat
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Maker Monday, 6/22

DIY Racecars!
Tune in  Mondays on IGTV for STEM or craft making tutorials all summer long. Make a racecar from mostly recycled materials and hear a story. Tag a picture of your car with @alamedafreelibrary to show us your creation! 

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logo2a.jpg Mostly Science Saturday, 6/20

You'll see Fire light up in different beautiful colors. You'll see the freezing magic of Liquid Nitrogen. You'll even learn how to make Smoke appear like a genie out of a bottle in this amazing show about chemical reactions!

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Click here to watch the 20 minute video: https://youtu.be/njDfs5mQ_EU  

 

 

 


Foodie Friday.png Foodie Friday, 6/19

Join us on Instagram and Facebook every Friday for a fun pairing of a story and a simple delicious recipe of food themed craft. Today, learn how to make homemade ice cream with Ms. Ellie and hear a story!

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Click here to watch the short video: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CBoeou8BwDY/

 

 

 

 

 


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Maker Monday, 6/15

Tune in  Mondays on IGTV for STEM or craft making tutorials all summer long. Take a look at the image for the supply list for this project: Making a Bee House. If you decide to share your finished bee house on social media, please tag us at  @alamedafreelibrary so we can see your masterpiece!

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Click here to view the 10 minute video: https://www.instagram.com/tv/CBearbjFHq0/

 

 

 

 


 

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Mostly Science Saturday, 6/13

In this show you'll learn about Magnetism, Chemical Reactions and EXPLOSIONS!! See the tremendously expensive and wonderfully uplifting MEGA LEVITATOR!!
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Click here to view the 30 minute video: https://youtu.be/Pv00r0zb9Ig