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Activity List 2020

Weekly Activity List 2020

Weekly Activity List 2020! (Keep kids busy with these fun activities!)

August 3-9

1. Hear an encouraging story read by an actual astronaut in space!

https://storytimefromspace.com/astronaut-annie-2/

2. Learn to speak pirate or any of their other 70+ languages on Mango Languages!

https://learn.mangolanguages.com/pathway/from/en-US/to/en-arr/472/1/1

3. Check out these 5 minute art project ideas!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfUTNE44dbQ

4. Make some popsicles at home for those hot summer days!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLOqAZ7iQZg

5. Test out your paper airplane flying skills with these 5 designs!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54noZe-0B1c

6. Take a walk outside and find some treasures to make a nature collage out of!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRwrrGmj9Hk

7. Use your cardboard boxes to create something new!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqWopILSq2o

August 10-16

1. Learn about other cultures food traditions, their history, and try out a new recipe with AtoZ World Food or AtoZ Food America!

https://www.relib.net/news-z-world-food-and-food-america

2. Make a creative mosaic using pieces of eggshells!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kr5Wo-6sQMg

3. Check out one of our life skills books for boys and girls (ages 8 and up)!

“The Daring Book for Girls”

https://catalog.wmrl.info/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=19.1033.0.0.5&type=Keyword&term=the%20daring%20book%20for%20girls&by=KW&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=TOM=*&query=&page=0&searchid=3

“The Dangerous Book for Boys”

https://catalog.wmrl.info/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=19.1033.0.0.5&type=Keyword&term=the%20dangerous%20book%20for%20boys&by=KW&sort=RELEVANCE&limit=TOM=*&query=&page=0&searchid=2

4. Create your own bird kite!

http://krokotak.com/2017/06/simple-bird-kite/

5. Watch and learn about all the different animals at the San Diego Zoo through their live cams!

https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/videos

6. Make your own slushies at home!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syDc2MVsSMI

7. Press your own flowers to save your favorites or for decoration!

https://www.5minutesformom.com/114889/pressed-flowers-leaves-craft-ideas-for-kids/

August 17-23

1. Make your own Cactus Pet Rocks! These are made extra fun with googly eyes!

https://www.thebestideasforkids.com/pet-cactus-rocks/

2. Explore our selection of “Downloadables” for books, movies, magazines, and music online using your library card!

http://www.relib.net/download#music

3. Go on virtual tours of these famous museums and see all the beautiful artwork on display!

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

4.  Try your hand at making Kinetic Sand in as many colors as you can!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yJ5i2qxJ4w

5.  Art and Craft Projects for Tweens!

https://childhood101.com/art-craft-projects-for-tweens/

6. Learn while having fun at the same time with these activities!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbF9bePony8

7. Make a cozy blanket fort inside or outside!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HPnf15i-Ls

August 24 -30

1. Homemade Wind Chimes you can make at home!
https://happyhooligans.ca/homemade-wind-chimes-for-kids/

2. Learn about chemical reactions with this classic “Bill Nye the Science Guy” episode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBc1iO_ZQmQ

3. Make your own “Ocean in a Jar” with a few simple ingredients!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RD8-LxLVFBo

4. Fun activities for tweens to do unplugged at home!

https://productivepete.com/unique-fun-activities-for-bored-tweens-at-home/

5. Melt your old crayons down into brand new color combinations and shapes!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nv7Pcqm4QOM

6. Try any of these 25 Two-Minute Snack Recipes for kids! Everything looks delicious!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZMbJ772NFc

7. Create your own little world with a Shoebox Diorama!

https://artfulparent.com/create-these-awesome-mini-worlds-with-shoebox-dioramas-for-kids/

August 31 - September 6

1. Have fun learning about positive and negative space with the Japanese art form of “No Tan”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExeekGarOzo

2. Explore some online picture books using “Book Flix”

https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/home?authCtx=U.600019845

3. A list of 50 indoor activities for kids!

https://www.itsalwaysautumn.com/best-indoor-kid-crafts-activities.html

4. Build and eat your own delicious Critter Crudités!

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/healthy/a44177/critter-crudites/

5. 40 Screen Free Activities for Tweens and Teens!

https://simplyfullofdelight.com/screen-free-activities-for-tweens-and-teens/

6. Check out these end-of-the-summer activities!

https://funcheaporfree.com/100-summer-activities-for-kids-free-printable-included/

7. Set up your own outdoor obstacle course!
https://frugalfun4boys.com/american-ninja-warrior-backyard-obstacle-course/

 

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