Make a Code Monday: Custom Timers with MakeCode Arcade

Make a Code Monday: Custom Timers with MakeCode Arcade

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’ll find out how to keep track of time in MakeCode Arcade! Head to arcade.makecode.com and follow along by making your own arcade game!

TinkerSHOWDOWN: TinkerCAD Battle 9

Join Melissa and Rachel as they race the clock to build a turkey using TinkerCAD. Vote for your favourite design using #teamMelissa or #teamRachel in the comments below.

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Bilingual Storytime: Sing and Sign with Amy and Mackenzee

Ready to learn some sign language? Join Miss Amy and Mackenzee as they practice letters and colours through rhymes, songs, and stories! Together, we’re reading “The Crayons’ Book Of Colors” by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers, published by Grosset & Dunlap. Sing and sign along with us!

Rhyme Time: 5 Fat Peas with Amy
Rhyme Time: 5 Fat Peas with Miss Amy

Can you wait for the POP! in this song? This playful fingerplay reinforces patience while encouraging symbolic play through the actions.

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hackLAB Tips & Tricks: Curving Text in Cricut

Learn quick tips & tricks to help you design your next hackLAB project. This week’s topic: Curving Text in Cricut

Walking Water
Walking Water

Have you ever see walking water?! Grab some food colouring, water, glasses, and paper towels and join Miss Laura as we discover some colourful capillary action! If you want more experiment inspiration, check out The STEM Laboratory!

Rhyme Time: 2 Red Apples
Rhyme Time: 2 Red Apples with Sarah

What’s that jingling sound? It’s Miss Sarah, ringing and rhyming all about numbers! Singing songs makes learning about numeracy fun! Start small, with just 1 or 2 apples in the tree, and then add more as you go!

Make a Code Monday: Super Slalom!

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 will build a downhill skiing game where you have to avoid moguls to survive, and collect cans of pop to gain points!

Sing Along: Autumn Leaves pt 2 with Sarah
Sing Along: Autumn Leaves pt. 2 with Miss Sarah

Remember when we talked about re-writing the words to a favourite song? Here’s another example with London Bridges Falling Down! Each season gives us a chance to sing new songs, but never hesitate to use songs that you and your little one are already familiar with!

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hackLAB Tips & Tricks: Curving Text in Inkscape

Learn quick tips & tricks to help you design your next hackLAB project. This week’s topic: Curving Text in Inkscape