Sing Along: Boots, Jacket, Scarf and Hat with Sarah

Sing Along: Boots and Jacket, Scarf and Hat
Sing Along: Boots, Jacket, Scarf and Hat with Sarah

It may be unseasonably warm right now, but cool weather is coming soon, and this twist on “Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes” will help your child learn what to wear as we get ready for the cold! Sing along!

Make a Code Monday: Toggling with Function on the Micro:bit!

Get creative and learn to code at home! Join Library programmer, Max, and follow along with these step by step coding tutorials. This week we’re doing a deep dive into how to create and use functions on the micro:bit! Head to makecode.microbit.org and follow along!

Sing Along: Wake Up Toes
Sing Along: Wake Up Toes with Amy

Repetition is so valuable for developing brains: singing familiar songs and reading the same story over and over helps children to develop their memory skills and listening skills. This short song has plenty of repetition, so sing along!

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hackLAB Tips & Tips: The Align Tool in Inkscape

Learn quick tips & tricks to help you design your next hackLAB project. This week’s topic: Using the align tool in Inkscape

Helping Harry STEAM Challenge
Helping Harry STEAM Challenge

Helping Harry is an accessible STEAM challenge for engineers of all ages! Harry needs a safer place to perch, how high off the ground can you get this little puff with just a few materials? You can only use… 8 pipecleaners, 1 piece of tinfoil, 2 small pieces of cardstock, 2 cupcake liners, and 1 arm’s length of masking tape! Good luck!

Sing Along: Welcome Welcome with Sarah
Sing Along: Welcome, Welcome with Sarah

Routine helps children understand what is expected of them and learn to self regulate their behaviour. This is why we always start circle time with a welcome song or rhyme, which lets children and families know they are welcome.

Make a Code Monday: Micro:bit Radio Chat

Get creative and learn to code at home! Join Library programmer, Martin, and follow along with these step by step coding tutorials. This week we’ll make two micro:bits send messages back and forth using the built-in radio! Head to makecode.microbit.org and follow along!

Sing Along: Itsy Bitsy Spider
Sing Along: Itsy Bitsy Spider with Amy

You probably know the Itsy Bitsy Spider, but what about the Big, Gigantic Spider, the Teensy, Tiny Spider, and Eency the Spider?! Remixing classic nursery rhymes is a great way to introduce new vocabulary. So get creative and sing along.

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hackLAB Tips & Tips: The Clone Tool in Inkscape

Learn quick tips & tricks to help you design your next hackLAB project. This week’s topic: Using the clone tool in Inkscape

Precoding with Patterning
Pre-Coding with Patterning

If you want to understand coding, you first need to understand patterning, so join Miss Laura this week for a precoding, patterning activity! What kind of patterns will you create?