Looking for some fun activities to do at home while school is out? Way Public Library has a variety of fun activities targeted toward elementary and intermediate audiences!
Bookaneers - The Bookaneers Online Book Club for ages 8-12 will meet Thursday, July 9th at 2PM via Zoom to discuss Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia Lee. The book is available to borrow for free on Hoopla at https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12572336. Registration on our website is now open!
*NEW* STEAM Create: Crowns: Join Miss Alyssa for a quick art project making paper or cardboard crowns alongside the book "King Alice" by Matthew Cordell.
A Twist on an Old Tale: Join Alisha as she reads Ninja Red Riding Hood. After reading, write your own fairytale starring the person you know best: You!
STEAM Challenge: Marshmallow Towers: Get creative while building marshmallow structures with mini-marshmallows and toothpicks! Miss Alyssa will read Iggy Peck, Architect and discuss design tips before kids build however they are inspired.
Humpty Dumpty: Science Fun! In this video for school-age children, Miss Alisha will read "After the Fall" by Dan Santat. Afterwards, she'll demonstrate an experiment you can do with an egg and a cup of vinegar.
STEAM Challenge: Catapults! Let's storm the castle! Listen to The Very Last Castle by Travis Jonker and learn how to make a catapult out of popsicle sticks and rubber bands in this instructional video with Miss Alyssa.
Horrible Science: Join Miss Alisha from Way Public Library as she reads the chapter "Demonstrations" from Horrible Harry and the Green Slime. If you could show your friends or family how to do something, what would you choose?
The Magic Pencil: Do you believe in Magic? Join us as Miss Alisha, Youth Services Librarian from Way Public Library, shares the book "Malala's Magic Pencil" and a magical craft! Fun for elementary ages.
Science for a Rainy Day: In this video, school-age children will learn more about rain through the picture book "Raindrops Roll." After, Youth Services Librarian Alisha will demonstrate how to make "Rainbow Rain."
Spaghetti with a Side of Science: Who doesn’t love spaghetti? In this video, Miss Alisha will read Strega Nona by Tomie DePaola and demonstrate the experiment “Dancing Spaghetti.” Fun for kids in elementary school or older!