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Beaded Shamrocks

Beaded Shamrocks

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, the Idea Place hosted a number of St. Patricks’s Day programs, including crafts, story times, cooking programs, and more! Check out the pictures below from our Beaded Shamrocks craft!

1KB4K

1KB4K

Congratulations Gabby! Gabby has read 900 books for 1KB4K. If she can read 100 more books before Kindergarten, she’ll have completed the program goal of 1000 books!

Marble Mazes

Marble Mazes

Our young patrons put their problem solving skills to the test in a marble maze challenge. Using paper plates, wooden popsicle sticks, pipe cleaners, and construction paper, our participants competed to make the maze with the most turns, the most zig-zags, and the most creative. A marble had to successfully pass through all parts of … [Read more…]

French Story Time

French Story Time

One of the last French-themed programs we hosted to celebrate France this February was a French story time. Miss Andrea read Goodnight Everyone by Lone Morton in both English and French. In French, Goodnight Everyone is Bonne nuit a tous. She also read Bonjour, Butterflies, a Fancy Nancy story by Jane O’Connor. Our participants were … [Read more…]

1KB4K Club

1KB4K Club

Welcome our newest member of the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Club, Lily!

Edible Eiffel Towers

Edible Eiffel Towers

One of our French-themed programs for the month of February was “Edible Eiffel Towers.” Using marshmallows and pretzel sticks, our patrons put their architecture skills to the test! And, when everyone was finished, they were able to eat their creations!

Valentine’s Fondue

Valentine's Fondue

On Sunday, February 12th, Rob Scott brought us a special Valentine’s Day party. We enjoyed chocolate fondue with bananas, strawberries, cookies, marshmallows, pretzels and more! The chocolate on everyone’s faces and hands was evidence of just how yummy of a treat it was. We’re glad everyone had fun and we hope to see you at … [Read more…]

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Take Your Child to the Library Day

This past Saturday, February 4th, was Take Your Child to the Library Day. To celebrate, we had fun activities for the whole day through. Between 10am and 11am our 2 to 5 year olds made yummy trifles with Chef Rob Scott: And we had a visit with a friendly teddy bear: (The photo above shows … [Read more…]

1KB4K New Members

1KB4K New Members

Welcome Jackson and Collin, our newest members of the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Club!

Penguin Bottle Craft

Penguin Bottle Craft

This past week, we gathered together all the empty water bottles we could find and recycled them into a cool winter craft. We turned them into penguins! Check out some of the finished products below: