Virtual Mini Makerspace

Welcome to our Virtual Mini Makerspace

Here you can find crafts and activities that you can do at home. We will provide endless inspiration and guidance. Whether you love coloring, creating, crafting, or simply sprucing up your home with some good DIY projects, there is something for everyone. All ages are welcome to this new SGPL virtual program.

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Word Puzzles
Guess what the phrase is based off the pictures. Answers are found at the bottom of this page.

Dino Stencils

Grab some toys and stencil their shadows on paper. Afterwards, these shapes can be colored, cut or decorated however you want.

Materials:Toys, paper, pencil

Optional: Scissors, markers, pencil crayons, glitter glue, sparkles

Scavenger Hunt Ideas

Here are some scavenger hunt lists that will keep you busy for hours. Try playing them around the house or for a challenge, pick only one room. Good luck adventurers. 

Materials: List of items to find, pencil or pen

Optional: Prize for completing the list

Painting Bricks
As the weather is getting warmer, here is a fun idea. Paint old bricks to look like books for your garden. Click here for instructions.

Match the Lid Challenge
Need some organizational help and a way to pass the time? Grab all your Tupperware and match the lids to the bottom. Need an extra challenge? Time the person and see how fast they can do it.

Word Puzzle Answers:
  1. Sandbox
  2. Man over board
  3. I understand
  4. Reading between the lines
  5. Long underwear
  6. Crossroads
  7. Downtown
  8. Tricycle
  9. Split level
  10. 3 degrees below zero
  11. Knee on lights (neon)
  12. Circles under the eyes
  13. High chair
  14. Pair a' dice
  15. Touch down
  16. 5 feet below the ground
  17. Mind over matter
  18. He's beside himself
  19. Backward glance
  20. Live over death
  21. GI overseas
  22. Space program
  23. See through blouse
  24. Just between you and me
eResources from hoopla and Overdrive

Crafting Fun for Kids of All Ages
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