Grab-and-Go Craft Kit
from the HP Library
Don’t forget to grab your 2-in-1 craft kit at the Highland Park Library. The kit has all the supplies you need to make Wiggly Book Worm and a Yarn Bookmark. Craft kits are available at the Youth Services Circulation Desk.
Book Folding Art
Tip: for these projects, be sure to use books no one in your house plans to read again.
Create a butterfly (video link) – this project uses a hardcover book
Create a hedgehog (video link) – this project uses a paperback book
Create a flower (video link) – this project uses a paperback book and paperclips
Don’t forget to share a picture of your creation with your school librarian or email it to the 112 Education Foundation (email@example.com).
Author Fan Faceoff
Think you’re a book superfan? Think you know a book better than the book’s author? Check out the Author Fan Faceoff series, a quiz show featuring an author versus a reader. The hosts ask trivia questions about one of the author’s books, and whoever gets the most questions correct wins. Some of the featured books include Spy School, El Deafo, and Merci Suárez Changes Gears. Use the link below to access the playlist.
Build Your Favorite Book Character
Need a break from reading? Bundle up and head outside to build your favorite book character snowman! Don’t forget to share a picture of your creation with your school librarian or email it to the 112 Education Foundation (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Snowball the Book Villain
Now’s your chance to help out your favorite book hero or heroine. Print the book villains (linked below). Attached the picture to a tree or fence (check with your parents first!), and then give it your best effort to snowball the villain. Send a picture of your snowballed villains to your school librarian or email it to the 112 Education Foundation (email@example.com).
Images: DreamWorks, Warner Bros., Walt Disney Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies
Grab a parent, grandparent or friend and head out for a walk. Look for letters to spell out your name, a favorite book character, or maybe your favorite author. If you’re up for a big challenge, try to find the full alphabet while you stroll.