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Skip builds musical instruments out of trash with kids in the second grade and younger. He teaches the children about vibration and sound waves through some serious hands-on fun. Using discarded...
 How to Make Coasters Out of CDs
Kids at Queens Library at Astoria made coasters by upcycling discarded CDs and decorating them with paper scraps and foam shapes. What do you think of our final project? For more activities like...
Cinco de Mayo Craft for Kids
To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, on May 5, children at Queens Libraries at Steinway and Sunnyside made a unique craft project: "ojos de Dios" (translated: God’s eyes) ornaments. Cinco de...
Do-It-Yourself Rain Sticks Craft Project for Kids
April showers bring May flowers! In the spirit of encouraging more rain so that more flowers can bloom, children at Queens Library at Sunnyside were invited to make rain sticks. The supplies needed...
Butterfly Craft from Recycled Materiasl
Spring is finally here! To celebrate the arrival of the first day of this season of growth, Queens Library at Sunnyside invited children to participate in an eco-crafts project to make beautiful...