Maker Cookbook, The: Recipes for Children's and 'Tween Library Programs

Maker Cookbook, The: Recipes for Children's and 'Tween Library Programs

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The Maker Movement is sweeping the nation because it is creative and educationala€”and a lot of fun. Nonetheless, some librarians have hesitated to incorporate the movement into their programming because their libraries do not have dedicated makerspaces. If that describes you, then take heart. Written by librarians for librarians, this qcookbookq proves that every library is already a MakerPlace and provides you with recipes to make your library come alive with creativity. Easy-to-use, step-by-step guidance helps you create engaging Ka€“8 programs in science and technology, arts and crafts, and home skills that are perfect for the library setting. The menu of ideas is broken into four types of programming. qAppetizersq add a taste of the Maker movement to existing library programs. qEntreesq present full programs for a lengthy one-day event or a short series. qSide Dishesq are programs you can use if you have limited staff, budget, space, or any combination of those. qDessertsq are low-tech programs, suitable for young children. Each qrecipeq includes extensions, variations, and curriculum tie-ins that give you even more ways to present the program ideas, whether to a different audience or as part of other related activities. Programs that involve creating a qBalloon Zip Line, q a qZen Garden, q or a qMaker Marketplaceq will delight library users and generate activity and excitement in your library.Upon registration, give the parents of the younger children the Rehearsal/Class Schedule for the Fairy Tale Theater Program form to be ... of Pinky and Rex and the School Play or the book you chose to explain the performance experience, which should be read and discussed ... Have them choose a public domain fairy tale in which to create a picture book length script for the younger children to perform.

Title:Maker Cookbook, The: Recipes for Children's and 'Tween Library Programs
Author:Cindy R. Wall, Lynn M. Pawloski
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-08-28


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