Kids Virtual Reading Club

Welcome to the Virtual Reading Club for Kids!

Each month we will post some suggested reads across a range of reading levels, along with related activities, crafts and cooking/baking recipes.

How to participate in the Virtual Reading Club: Kids Edition

  1. Start by locating the book picks you are interested in reading during that month. Try one or try all of the book picks, it is completely up to you. Request a copy from TRAC or find it here at SGPL. Visit us in-person or give us a call as we would be happy to help you!
  2. Try out one or more of the featured activities, crafts or baking recipes. Activities will be posted at the beginning of each month so you can access them all month long.
  3. Let us know what you thought of the book(s) and/or share some of your makes with us and we'll showcase them right here! Contact Sarah (Children & Youth Services Librarian) at with your book reviews and photos! 
    (We will only post photos of your creations, any pictures including faces of your family and friends will not be showcased for privacy reasons. SGPL support and uphold the privacy provisions of Alberta's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)

April is: Do You Believe in Magic?

“Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it" - Roald Dahl. 

Unicorns, fairies, witches, wizards and more. Create your own magical worlds with these kids crafts and activities. 

April Book Picks

This month let's take a look at these magical reads:

  • The Okay Witch - Emma Steinkellner
  • Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Chicken Farmer - Kelly Jones
  • Midsummer's Mayhem - Rajani LaRocca
  • The Amazing World of Stuart - Sara Pennypacker (bind up of books: Stuart's Cape and Stuart Goes to School)

April Activities

'Magic" Snow

Whether the weather is hot or cold outside, playing in the snow is always a good time. But if you can’t get the real thing or just don’t want to deal with the cold and wet, this simple two-ingredient “magic” snow is super fun. How else can you make snowmen indoors?

Full instructions can be found at A Mother Thing.

Magic Mystery Painting 

Make your own secret picture and then reveal the mysteries...

Full details can be found at Mama Papa Bubba.

Easy Magic Tricks

Try these easy magic tricks and learn to amaze your family and friends.

Full details can be found at The Spruce Crafts.

April Crafts

Flying Fairy in a Jar

Make your very own fairy fly around its jar and enjoy the magic.

Find the full details here: The Pinterested Parent.

No-Sew Superhero Cape

This DIY tutorial is a “super” quick and easy make, helping your little ones get their superhero powers in no time.

Full instructions can be found here: Make and Takes.

April Foodie Fun

Vegan Unicorn Toast

Move over Avocado Toast and try the brightest boldest toast around - and it is all natural!

Just follow the simple directions at: Daily Burn.

Butterbeer Fudge

Try this delicious butterbeer fudge recipe for the Potter fans in your life.

Full recipe can be found here: Steam Powered Family.

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