Craft Corner

Craft Corner

Until we start up in-person programs again, join us virtually for The Craft Corner.  Follow us on YouTube as we post short craft videos every Saturday at 10:00 am.  The children’s librarians are demonstrating simple, fun, and inexpensive crafts that you can do at home with items from our Summer Reading Take-and-Make bags.

Here are the latest crafts we have recorded (you can find more ideas on our YouTube channel):

North AmericaNorth America Week:
Bear Puppet
Paper Flowers
Dream Catcher
Landscape Painting
Totem Pole

South America Week is one video with a paper chain snake, paper plate parrot, and a rain stickSouth America

EuropeEurope Week is also one video, with a stained glass window, a Venetian mask, and a decorated flower pot

Pets and Farm Animal Week has a paper bag puppy puppet, a paper plate cat, and a handprint sheep for younger children in one video, and a pom-pom duck , puppy, and pig craft for older children in another video.

Africa Week brings you Kente cloth pattern weaving, a beaded necklace, and sunset silhouette art.

Asia Week crafts include a fish windsock, a panda, a dragon puppet, and a paper lantern Asia(all three are in one video).

Finally, we have Australia Week with a platypus puppet, seashell necklace, rock cave art, and a "boomerang" to decorate!Australia