Youth Summer Connection Past Weekly Posts


YSC w1 Try some fun Fingerprint Art! or print out and then cut out these cute animal Finger Puppets.

Explore these other great fingerprint art ideas from Playdough to Plato and Hello Wonderful. Older kids can watch this video to help them make their own finger puppets.

Also, check out these fun finger art books from the library.

YSC wk2 Week #2 is all about family fun with interactive movies! (think Rocky Horror Picture Show for kids)

Use this interactive script to add fun activities while watching the classic finding a fish movie.    Part One     Part Two

Here is a script for the sequel.

YSC W3 This week is all about animal paper activities!

Print out this Ladybug line tracing activity or this Shark cut and glue activity!

Check out these fun Animal Paper Plate activities from iHeartCraftyThings. Or these books on how to draw animals!

YSC W4 This week’s activities are all about origami!

Try making this easy Turtle or a Bunny origami bookmark.

It’s Always Autumn has great directions for Woodland Creature Origami Bookmarks!

Check out one of the library’s many books on origami animals!

YSC w5 Help your kid(s) create their own felt board and felt figures! Check out the instructions to this cool “pizza box” felt board and print out a felt animal template. This craft is fun, quick and easy and becomes its own storage container!

Check out these websites on other ways to make a felt board and pieces: The Spruce Crafts, Buggy and Buddy and Preschool Toolkit.

YSC W6 Have Fun with Mad Libs!

Download and print these Mad Libs that are fun for the whole family!  Zoo Mad Libs   Backyard Mad Libs

Check out Glow word Books and Squigly’s Playhouse for more Mad Libs fun!