Lots of printable props to go along with popular books.

Spare Me=The Goal: Contestants roll marbles through the hole in the middle of a pool noodle to knock down five pieces of sidewalk chalk. First team to knock all 5ive pieces of chalk down, wins. Equipment: 1 pool noodle per team, 5 pieces of sidewalk chalk per team, marbles

The Mitchell Community Public Library is holding All Hallows Read on October 30, 2012 from 1-7pm. Trade in your gently used, preferably scary, books (children's or adults') at the library before that date to participate!

Single sheet of paper = mini book - I always forget exactly how to make these

Buy inexpensive frames, paint the frame, and paint the glass with chalkboard paint

Gotta do this with the kids! instead of gingerbread houses, turn ice cream cones into christmas trees & decorate

Snowy day activity: Fill bottles with food coloring and water; go outside and paint.Ive got to remember to do this!

"This kept my 2 year busy for an entire hour and my 4 year old busy for 2 hours! YAY! Drop vinegar tinted with food coloring onto a pan filled with baking soda. Sheer minutes of colorful fizzy fun!"

Napa Cabbage science experiment. This would make for a nice, simple STEM display at the library, don't you think?

Wouldn't this be fun for kids to try when trick-or-treating at the library?

Crafts for boys: Magic playdough, Marshmallow shooter, Hot car crayons, Lava lamp, Bubble snake, Giant bubble maker, Glow-in-the-dark drinks, Spongeballs, Gak!, and Fingerprint candles

Easy screen printing ... must try

Calico skies: 52 Week Challenge: #10 DIY Screenprint Dodger Tee

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