Folks at the Elfrida Library used the Papercrafts kit to make these fun cards!
As a part of this project, our community has begun collecting oral histories in both audio and video format. Here is what we’ve collected so far. Check back as we add more.
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[…]
Twenty-three hardy folks braved 107 degree temperatures this week to tie dye with us! It was hot, but we had a lot of fun, and the resulting t-shirts are beautiful. Here are some of the results:
On June 2, a group got together to make natural personal care products. We made body lotion and lip balm. Here are the recipes for what we made and information about the materials. The results were yummy!
At the May 27 FOCC Garden Party, kids took pictures of various things as a part of the “Kids in the Park” photo challenge. Here are the photos they took.
On Friday, May 19, a group of us got together at the Portal Library to tie dye. Here are some of the beautiful results. (If you have a picture of a shirt you tie dyed, email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or post it in the comments.)
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![…]
A photo block puzzle is an attractive way to display your pictures and also makes a great gift. To begin, photos are selected, cropped and sized to fit the desired design. Then they are printed and trimmed. Next the images are glued to the block faces. The final product can have images on as many Read more about Photo block puzzle[…]
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[…]