Archives for arts and crafts for teens

Grab & Go Kits for Grades 7-12: Rock Painting

Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a kit with project supplies at the Library, then follow along with the instructions below to make the project. Or, you can find the materials around your home and follow the instructions to make the project. Kits are first come, first served, and will become available on Monday, September 19th in the Library lobby. This month's craft is rock painting. The kit includes some flat rocks, acrylic paint, and a paint brush. Use your creativity to paint your rocks however you like. If you'd like some inspiration, check out a blog post or
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Grab & Go Kits for Grades 7-12: Sharpie Tie Dye

Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a kit with project supplies at the Library, then follow along with the instructions below to make the project. Or, you can find the materials around your home and follow the instructions to make the project. Kits are first come, first served, and will become available on Monday, August 15th in the Library lobby. This month's craft is Sharpie tie dye. The kit includes cotton cloth napkins, a few Sharpies, a jar of isopropyl alcohol, and a few eye droppers. You'll need a well-ventilated space (perhaps outdoors) and you might want to use
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Grab & Go Kits for Grades 7-12: Macrame Keychains

Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a kit with project supplies at the Library, then follow along with the instructions below to make the project. Or, you can find the materials around your home and follow the instructions to make the project. Kits are first come, first served, and will become available on Monday, July 18th in the Library lobby. This month's craft is macrame keychains. The kit includes a lobster clasp and macrame cord. You'll need to provide scissors and you might also want a brush to create fringe on the end of your keychain. This craft follows
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Grab & Go Kits for Grades 7-12: Watercolor Circles

Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a kit with project supplies at the Library, then follow along with the instructional video below to make the project. Or, you can find the materials around your home and follow the video to make the project. Kits are first come, first served, and will become available on Monday, June 20th in the Library lobby. This month we're learning about watercolor. The kit includes a watercolor set and watercolor paper. You'll also need a cup of water and a paper towel. We'll follow a video tutorial from creativebug, a database with thousands of
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Grab & Go Kits for Grades 7-12: Hair Scrunchies

Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a kit with project supplies at the Library, then follow along with the instructional video below to make the project. Or, you can find the materials around your home and follow the video to make the project. Kits are first come, first served, and will become available on Monday, May 16th in the Library lobby. This month we're making hair scrunchies. The kit includes fabric, elastic, blue thread, a sewing needle, sewing pins, safety pins, and a loop turner. We'll follow a video tutorial from creativebug, a database with thousands of arts and
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Grab & Go Kits for Grades 7-12: Sketchbook Explorations

Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a kit with project supplies at the Library, then follow along with the instructional video below to make the project. Or, you can find the materials around your home and follow the video to make the project. Kits are first come, first served, and will become available on Monday, April 18th in the Library lobby. This month we're using gel pens to decorate a kraft paper notebook. The kit includes a notebook, a few colored gel pens, and a white gel pen. We'll follow a video tutorial from creativebug, a database with thousands
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Grab & Go Kits for Grades 7-12: Friendship Bracelets

Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a kit with project supplies at the Library, then follow along with the instructional video below to make the project. Or, you can find the materials around your home and follow the video to make the project. Kits are first come, first served, and will become available on Monday, March 21st in the Library lobby. This month's project is friendship bracelets. The kit includes four colors of embroidery floss and a couple of safety pins. You'll need to provide scissors, and you might also want to use some tape or a clipboard. We'll
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Grab & Go Kits for Grades 7-12: Creative Doodling

Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a kit with project supplies at the Library, then follow along with the instructional video below to make the project. Or, you can find the materials around your home and follow the video to make the project. Kits are first come, first served, and will become available on Monday, February 21st in the Library lobby. This month we're practicing some creative doodling. The kit includes paper, a fineliner pen, and a set of markers. You may also want to use some different pens and coloring utensils from around the house. We'll follow a
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Pop Art Workshop with Michael Albert

Join us on Thursday, February 24th at 4:00 p.m. to create some awesome collages with local artist Michael Albert. Albert’s use of recycling in art is truly inspirational, and we’re excited to look at the contents of our recycling bins in a new light during this program. We’re putting together kits that include a canvas, scraps of construction paper, old magazines and various cardboard pieces. You’re welcome to gather any art supplies or recycling from around the house to use during the program as well. This program is intended for grades 4 through 8. Supplies are limited so make sure
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Grab & Go Kits for Grades 7-12: Handmade Envelopes

Teens in grades 7-12 can pick up a kit with project supplies at the Library, then follow along with the instructional video below to make the project. Or, you can find the materials around your home and follow the video to make the project. Kits are first come, first served, and will become available on Tuesday, January 18th in the Library lobby. This month's project is handmade envelopes. I wanted to make this kit available in plenty of time before Valentine's Day, for those who really want to put their heart and soul into their Valentine's cards. The kit includes
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