Marshmallow Challenge in Elfrida

Marshmallow Challenge in Elfrida

This week adults and kids participated in  a marshmallow challenge in Elfrida. This creativity exercise has been done nationwide with school children, as well as Fortune 500 business executives. The challenge is to make a self-supported tower that is as tall as possible using the following supplied materials: 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of tape, Read more about Marshmallow Challenge in Elfrida[…]

Scrapbooking!

Scrapbooking!

On Saturday, May 6, National Scrapbooking Day, a group of us got together to learn about scrapbooking from Joy Mendez. We talked about types of scrapbooks, layouts, materials, and where to begin, and then had lots of hands-on time to create. We were lucky to have access to a wide variety of beautiful materials that Read more about Scrapbooking![…]

Kids Maker Day

Kids Maker Day

On March 27, local grade K-4 students gathered at the Portal Library for a Maker Day. We started with a challenge to design and build a structure using toothpicks and mini-marshmallows. After that students made their own books. Topics included spring, the seasons, weather, and cooking. Students’ favorite activity was the photo challenges and digital photography. Below Read more about Kids Maker Day[…]