Take and make activities for children and families in May – pick up curbside while supplies last.
Easy Collage Kits
Encourage your child’s brain building with this highly creative, no-fuss activity! Collage making teaches fine motor skills and develops an understanding of textures, shapes, and patterns. Pick up a kit containing oversize paper and a glue stick plus plenty of pre-cut tissue paper, cellophane, yarn, stickers, ribbon, and more. Ideal for ages 3-5 with younger and older children welcome.
At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, Forest Park Branch, East Forest Park Branch, Sixteen Acres Branch
Mother’s Day Cards Take and Make
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9th! Express your affection and admiration for that special woman in your life with a personalized card made by you! All supplies provided. Pick up curbside. Ages 4-18.
At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield Branch, Forest Park Branch, Indian Orchard Branch, Mason Square Branch
Rainbow Ribbon Dancers
Celebrate May with these colorful ribbon accessories.The Take and Make bag includes everything that you need to make a Rainbow Ribbon Dancer – pick it up at curbside! Decorate your wrist cuff with colorful ribbons, then wear your finished Rainbow Ribbon Dancers when you dance and play! Ages 4-8.
At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Springfield Branch, Forest Park Branch, Mason Square Branch
Spring Fun Bag Take and Make
Looking for fun this Spring? Look no further! We have exciting, inspiring and fun activities and crafts in the bag! Make your own ball launcher! Plant a flower garden! And more! There’s also a few surprises, so make sure to stop by and get your bag curbside. Ages 5-10.
At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, East Springfield Branch, Indian Orchard Branch, Mason Square Branch
Mystery Detective Take and Make
May is Mystery Month so we’ve created a take and make kit for budding Private Investigators. Activites include honing observation skills, cracking codes, fingrprint identification, and more! For ages 8-12. Available during curbside hours.
At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Springfield Branch
Rainbow Flowers Craft
This fun, easy Spring craft is great for all ages to make. Pick up a Take and Make bag kit at our curbside that will include the supplies needed to make this fun family craft. For children of all ages.
At the following location: East Forest Park Branch
Shapes scavenger hunt
May 1 – June 30
What shapes of items can you find outside this spring? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Head outside to find what’s on the list. Return the list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!
Available online or at all library locations.