More ideas from Community District Library
Maplewood Library Blog: Blind Date With a Book.  Great idea!  Books are all wrapped in brown paper, and students won’t know the identity of their "mystery book" until you get it home or open it in class

From Maplewood Library - Blind date with a book for the month of February. You can rate your date by filling out a slip to be entered into a drawing. Would love to do this at our library.

This bulletin board idea came after attending What’s New in Children’s Literature 2012 with Peggy Sharp.  I used speech bubbles to highlight passages from different books in the library that made me laugh.  I always include the call number on the book jacket so the books are easier for the students to find.

This bulletin board idea came after attending What’s New in Children’s Literature 2012 with Peggy Sharp. Use speech bubbles to highlight passages from different books that make you laugh.

Mole in a Hole: Make a mole like in the picture, tape a large craft stick to it, and cut a slit in the bottom of the cup.  Stick it in the cup and through the slit so you can make him peek out.  Add grass blades to the edge to give the kids a bit more to do.  Maybe even add flowers!

Moles are funny little creatures, and usually the only evidence we have of them is the unsightly mounds that appear in our gardens and fields! Their underground nature is emphasised in this cute mole puppet craft.

worm box turns your green food scraps into compost  Stack and red wiggler worms odor and excessive moisture.        Crafted of reclaimed solid pine with beautiful natural blue streaks originally created by wood-eating beetles (no longer in wood).      Uses upward-migration system of rotating stacking trays: as the worms consume and process waste, they move up through the composter to new food sources. base, aluminum drip pan, lid and three trays.

worm box turns your green food scraps into compost Stack and red wiggler worms odor and excessive moisture. Crafted of reclaimed solid pine with beautiful natural blue streaks originally created by wood-eating beetles (no longer in wood).