We created cards for the residents of Shadyside Care Center
We also made our very own bookmarks
The castanets we made were kept for next week
We like to browse through books while waiting
We warmed up by dancing to Jim Gill's "List of Dances"
We danced 64 dances!
Mrs. Jennifer Bohach read "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom"
We used our castanets that we made last week
We learned how to make our own music with recycled coffee cans
She taught us that different shapes and sizes make different sounds
We learned to how follow the beat along with the music
We made the sound of "rain" come to life
We also used the drums that the Powhatan Alumni donated to the Powhatan Music Dept.
Susan West of OSU Extension office showed us creative ways to be water wise.
She explained the water cycle
We learned different ways that our water can be polluted
We didn't like the way the polluted water looked
She gave us examples of how we can conserve water and how we waste water
We learned so much about how to help to save our earths water supply
Browsing through books with a friend is fun
We're waiting for Sunflower the Clown
Dottie Henry showed us how she becomes Sunflower the Clown
Here she is all dressed up
A volunteer helped to turn handkerchiefs into a flag
She used a magic wand for this trick
Adding the magic ingredients to make a birhtday cake
Is this really going to be a bithday cake?
Sunflower gave us all flags to help celebrate America's Birthday
Yes! It WAS a birhtday cake!
We sang" You're a Grand Old Flag"
We had cupakes and ice cream for America's birthday
We were creative decorating our own cupcakes
Look how Great they turned out!
Enjoying our treats!
We were all excited to eat our creations!
Some of us came dressed as our favorite book character
Lisa Schlanz is showing us how to be creative with drawing
She showed us which shapes to use to make our drawings
We learned to use written words to make pictures
It was fun seeing what the shapes would make
We always enjoy when Lisa comes to our library
Lisa had us use different shapes to make one picture
I'm trying to figure out what it will be
We also drew an Easter basket
This one turned out to be a fish
We use pads, pencils, and magic erase boards
We each earned a pencil when we followed her directions
We are still making cards for the residents of the Shayside Care Center
Lyn Fords stories kept us in stitches
She told us different stories that were passed onto to her through other story tellers
This shaker was one of the instruments she used to make the story come alive
She was creative in her story telling by using voices, facial expressions, and motions
This banza is a early form of what we know as a banjo
We always enjoy when Lyn Ford comes to visit us
This is one of the contests that we have going at the library
Robyn McGuire from the Ohio Valley Community Credit Union talked to us.
Robyn gave us coloring books, pencils, crayons and information about how we can save money.
Miss Anna read her favorite book "I Know an Old Teacher"
We made banks for all of our money
We are saving money for a rainy day
Robyn talked to us about different ways our money can grow
We named different kinds of coins that we can put into the bank that can earn intrest.
We are excited to take our banks home and fill them with money
At Family Fun Night we created creatures with our finger prints
We decorated and made Hummers
We scratched stars, because we are "Reading Stars"
We created faces with stickers
We figured out how to get our Hummers to work
We were very creative when we decorted our Hummers
We thought of diiferent ways to be creative with stickers
The more we scratched, the more colors came through
The muggy weather didn't stop us from enjoying our Family Fun Night
This Grandpap's Hummer brought back memories of a toy he used to have
Macey got to smash a pie into Anna's face, because Anna lost the bet.
Two brothers are having fun as mom watches
We posed for a picture before we ate
Anna and Macey before...