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Rockin’ the library for Earth Day 2015

All about rocks for Earth Day wonderworks/STEAM storytime @westervillelibrary

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How do penguins stay warm in winter?

It’s all about the feathers … I began by showing the children a globe and asking if they knew what it was. The verbal response was “the earth!” and I supplied the word “globe.” I asked where they lived and … Continue reading

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Going Batty @ the Library

You can warm up your audience (depending on their age!) with a few batty riddles: What bat do you find at the circus? An acro-bat! Why did the little bat want to get a job? He was tired of just … Continue reading

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Ready for Pumpkin Science

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I opened storytime with Peggy Christiansen’s poetic If You Find a Rock,  in which she describes all kinds of rocks a child might find: skipping rocks, climbing rocks, worry stones, splashing rocks,… Exploring Rocks

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cheshirelibrary: Builders Brigade Program 21: The Ultimate Snow Fort! With the kind of weather we’ve been having recently, it made perfect sense to choose The Ultimate Snow Fort as the theme for today’s Builders Brigade program. Seems like we finally … Continue reading

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oooooh! rocks from Antarctica … sounds like a great science program idea! Borrow a Polar Rock Box – Polar Rock Repository at BPRC

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exploratorium: Marble Machines is an essential @Tinkering Studio activity, and an excellent means to learn about gravity, momentum, and the creative potential of your recycling bin. Interested in making one at home? A trip to the hardware store should get … Continue reading

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Seurat, pointilism, and the blend of art & science at tonight’s Wonderworks STEAM storytime @Westerville Library.

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librarieschangedmylife: A four-year-old found this luna moth caterpillar in his yard and brought it to the library to show his librarian. After inspecting the caterpillar and cocoon using the library’s magnifying glass, he borrowed a video, The Savage Garden, to … Continue reading

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