Chinese New Year Eve : Fireworks crafts

Chinese New Year Eve  : Fireworks crafts

6 toilet paper rolls Red-colored wrapping paper Construction paper Scotch tape red yarn or ribbon for hanging Gold ¼” ribbon Glue Gun (optional) Glue stick Scissors Pencil Gold pen Quick disclaimer, the paper firecrackers are not explosive of course, that would just be irresponsible of me… they are made simply with paper and wool. Measure [...]

Easy Rock painting with the Kids :

Easy Rock painting  with the Kids :

You will need: • Smooth river rocks – if you cannot find any near you the hardware store or nursery is a good place to buy them• Acrylic paints• Lead pencil sketch your design outlines onto your rocks use the sketched outlines as a guide for where to paint your base colours – allow the base [...]

Happy Birthday ! Sesame Street

Happy Birthday ! Sesame Street

This Saturday at the Library we are celebrating Sesame Streets birthday . So join me for a fun filled day with Books,Cookies and crafts ! Elmo celebrates his birthday with his Sesame Street friends by playing games, eating cupcakes, and opening presents. Girls and boys ages 3 to 7 will love this paperback storybook that includes [...]

Fire Prevision Month : Fun at school

Fire Prevision Month : Fun at school

We spent some time with the kids at school talking about Fire Prevention and making these easy crafts with the kids in the class, White toilet paper roll Small section of an egg carton Red paint Paint brush Yellow foam Red foam Black foam Black marker Two google eyes Glue Scissors Hole Punch How to [...]

Lisa Book Shelf : Fall Crafts for Children

Lisa Book Shelf : Fall Crafts for Children

35 Fall and Autumn Crafts for Children This book is filled with inexpensive fall/autumn crafts that your child or your classrrom can complete with ease! With the back to school here, and days filled with indoor activites this is a must have book. The weather will quickly change and indoor time will be in abundance. [...]

Lisa Book Shelf : Children book

Lisa Book Shelf : Children book

Today at the Melville Library on our Children book shelf is this cute Book. Let's learn all about Harvesting Honey ! In their last adventure,David of the Bees, Kathy learned that she doesn’t have to be afraid of bees. Now, Kathy’s excited to help her beekeeper friend, David, gather honey from his bees! But how [...]

IT MUST BE AUTUMN : Lisa Kids Book Club

IT MUST BE AUTUMN : Lisa Kids Book Club

Welcome to my library ! We are celebrating September with crafts and books about Nature ! It must be Autumn ... and this book's fun-loving family is out to discover all the wonderful signs of the beautiful Fall season. Join in their antics as they shake and rhyme their way to a surprise ending that [...]

Recycled Chunky Crayons

Recycled Chunky Crayons

20-30 old crayonsmetal muffin tin, any sizecooking spray Direction:  Get out your old crayons. Take off the paper (if it is still on). Kids love to help with this! Then break or chop them into smaller pieces about 1/2 – 1 inch pieces. Spray your muffin tin with cooking spray and add some crayons into each spot. The [...]

Lisa Book Shelf; Camping with Kids

Lisa Book Shelf; Camping with Kids

Backpack Explorer: Bug Hunt: What Will You Find? Head outside and get the buzz on bugs! Packed with educational prompts and activities, this fourth book in the Backpack Explorer series encourages junior naturalists to spot insects while on a walk in the woods, playing in a park, or searching right outside their front door. Twelve [...]

The Great Garden Escape

The Great Garden Escape

Recipient of two 2021 Purple Dragonfly AwardsJoin Sally Strawberry and Billy Blueberry on an extraordinary and interactive adventure through the garden! Best friends Sally and Billy are ready for a fun day in Fruit Garden! After sliding down Mango Mountain and flying over Cherry Cliff, they accidentally land in the mysterious Vegetable Garden. In their search [...]