Stretch your creativity and use what you have at home to build a magical companion! In this video, you will learn a few different methods for how you can make a unicorn that you can ride around your home or backyard. The finished product can be used in the story time in this series.
Intended for ages 2-8. (With assistance from an adult)
In this video, discover how a simple pipe cleaner and some beads can be transformed into a bubble wand. Parksville Librarian Susan Pierce and Recreation Coordinators Kristine Stephenson and Tracy Cargo-White will show you how! The finished product can be used in the story time in this series.
Intended for ages 3+.(Small children should be watched while handling beads.)
Give the gift of flowers! In this video Parksville Librarian Susan Pierce will show you how to turn construction paper scraps and some simple kitchen ingredients into seed bombs which can be given as gifts.
Intended for ages 3+. (Adult assistance may be required.)
Follow along as Parksville Librarian Susan Pierce and Arrowsmith Recreation Coordinators Kristine Stephenson and Tracy Cargo-White make sleepy bunny pocket pals. This simple craft can be completed with felt or construction paper. The finished product can be used to follow along with a story time in this video series.
Build your very own butterfly companion! This simple craft uses a toilet paper roll, coloured paper, and some simple tools you probably have around your house. Once you’ve made your butterfly windsock, you can follow along in the Butterfly Story Time video in this series to learn some butterfly songs and dances.
Intended for ages 3 – 6.
Using some paper and lots of creativity, you can build your own pet bird in a cage. Follow along with Parksville Librarian Susan Pierce and Recreation Coordinators Kristine Stephenson and Tracy Cargo-White to learn how to complete this simple craft.
Refer to Bird Template, or draw your own bird!
Intended for ages 3-9.
(Some assistance may be required.)
What is Pointillism? This tutorial teaches about Metis culture and art through a dot painting tulip craft. Follow along with special guest Alanna Whitaker from SD69, Librarian Susan Pierce, and Recreation Coordinators Kristine Stephenson and Keenan Bevan.
Intended for ages 3+
Join librarian Susan Pierce and Arrowrowsmith Recreation Coordinators Kristine Stephenson and Tracy Cargo-White to learn how to make a simple hanging garden from paper plates and construction paper. Use your completed craft to participate in the sing-a-long and story time connected.
Parksville Librarian Susan Pierce and Arrowsmith Recreation Coordinator Kristine Stephenson build a parachute person using a coffee filter and two pipe cleaners.
To read the story that inspired this craft, visit Tumble Books.
Jack and the Beanstalk: www.tumblebooklibrary.com/book.aspx?id=4703
In this video, discover how you can use everyday household items to make a nature collection book fit for any explorer. Parksville Librarian Susan Pierce and Recreation Coordinators Kristine Stephenson and Keenan Bevan will show you how! Intended for ages 3 – 6.
Susan Pierce and Arrowsmith Recreation Coordinator Kristine Stephenson challenge children to build boats from materials they find around their homes. In this video, they demonstrate some different methods for how boats can be built, but there are no limits on creativity! Access the story that this challenge was inspired by on Tumble Books. The Three Silly Billies by Margie Palatini: www.tumblebooklibrary.com/book.aspx?id=4144
Did you know that a stick and a paper plate can create a racket you can use to play all sorts of games? In this video, learn to make this craft and discover a few games you could play with it. Intended for ages 3-6.
Make your own paper snowman craft at home from supplies around the house. For ages 3 - 8.
Make your own musical shaker from simple household items. This video will teach you how! For ages 3 - 6.
Follow along and make your own 3D Christmas tree from construction paper, newspaper, or printer paper. For ages 7 - 9.