Saturday, April 12, 2014

Recycled Key Wind Chime

Spring is finally here! There have been a few gorgeous days outside, but every now and then a chilly breeze can catch you off guard without your coat. You can enjoy the breezes by making this wind chime out of some old keys!

Click the link for a full tutorial: Recycled Key Wind Chime


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Walnut Bird's Nest

Now that it's starting to get warmer lots of birds have started flying back from the south. I've heard birds chirping in the morning already!! Have you?  Here is a fun tutorial that shows you how to make tiny little birds that fit into a walnut shell nest! click the link for the tutorial: How to Make a Walnut Bird's Nest


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Have you ever thought about becoming a paleontologist when you grow up so you can dig up HUGE dinosaur fossils? You can make some dinosaur fossils right in your own kitchen!! Click the link for a full tutorial: Salt Dough Fossil Tutorial



While you're waiting for your fossils to dry you could stop by the library and check out our new book Fossil by Bill Thomson!


Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Rainsticks!

Spring is here according to the calendar, even though it was very cold again this morning. Slowly weather is starting to get warmer and it will be snowing less and less. Instead of snow we will get rain! You can make the sound of rain inside your house with something called a rainstick! Follow the link for the tutorial: Make your own rainstick



Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Toilet Paper Roll Flower

Spring is only two days away!! Sure, outside doesn't feel like Spring at all yet, but inside you can decorate your room with a flower...made from toilet paper rolls! Click the link for a short tutorial: Toilet Paper Roll Flower
The tutorial itself doesn't have too may details, but here's an idea: In the picture it looks like there is a pompom in the center of the flower. If you decide to add a pompom you could give it a small spritz of perfume so your flower has a sweet spring smell!


Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Shamrock Bell Pepper Print

St. Patrick's Day is a little less than a week away! You'll surely have the luck o' the Irish with this fun craft! It is so simple but SO much fun (and so yummy to snack on the extra pieces)!! For Shamrock bell pepper prints you only need a few green things...
follow the link for a full tutorial!: Shamrock Bell Pepper Prints


Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Maple Syrup Taffy

It hasn't snowed for a while now. Maybe Spring is finally on it's way! When Spring is on it's way that means it's maple sugaring season. Delicious! You might need to dig just a little to get some good, clean snow for this delicious winter snack, but it will be worth it!
 Follow the link for the full tutorial on making Maple Syrup Taffy!