Event Tags: Children's Programs

What’s Up, King Tut? The Myths, Treasures and Archaeology of King Tut-Ankh-Amun

What’s Up, King Tut? The Myths, Treasures and Archaeology of King Tut-Ankh-Amun

Youth ages 6-13 join expert Marisa Horowitz-Jaffe in virtual, interactive exploration of King Tut’s tomb and life. Caregivers welcome! Live on Zoom – Thursday, 4/28, 5:00 – 6:00 PM – Registration required. Click here to register.  A do-at-home papyrus/hieroglyphic activity will be available as an add-on to families who can pick them up from our library. Step into a time when papyrus grew along the Nile River and pyramids dotted the horizon in Ancient Egypt with this illustrated and engaging presentation. Our program focuses on the boy king, Pharaoh Tut-Ankh-Amun. Why is he so famous and do the curses really exist? We take a virtual tour of his tomb, and learn how it was discovered 100 years ago! Presenter Marisa Horowitz-Jaffe has been studying and teaching ancient history for over 25 years. She enjoyed a two-decade career in elite NYC art museums before founding “Museums With Marisa.” She holds double bachelor’s degrees in Egyptology & Classical Archeology from the University of Michigan, and a Master’s degree from Harvard University in Art & Museum Education. Find...

Minnie Mouse Salt Painting Kit (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Minnie Mouse Salt Painting Kit (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Minnie Mouse Salt Painting Kit: Favorite Characters Craft and Story Series Age range: Ages 2-5 years and caregiver Kits available week of 3/25 With a focus on process, watch as salt magically changes the art you create together, based on Minnie’s shape. Each kit in our Favorite Character Craft and Story Series features a craft and/or learning activity related to a favorite character from books, movies, or TV. Plus, Miss Neena will record a digital reading of a special story featuring the favorite friend from each kit. Additional reading, learning, and rhyme suggestions will also be included. Registration is required. Participants will be required to pick up their activity kit from the library once the order is ready; staff will notify participants when orders are ready. Register here.

Augmented Reality Art Event (Grades K-5)

Augmented Reality Art Event (Grades K-5)

Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th In-person, Thursday 3/24, 4:00 – 4:45 PM This program brings your artwork to life with augmented reality (AR), an interactive virtual experience. Participants will personalize various coloring pages to use with our favorite Augmented Reality app, Quiver. Learn about AR technology through direct experience. This program is available as both a take-home kit and a small group, masked in-person event. Please pick only one option when registering. Registration required. Click here to register. 

Augmented Reality Art Kit (Grades K-5)

Augmented Reality Art Kit (Grades K-5)

Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th Kits available the week of 3/18 This program brings your artwork to life with augmented reality (AR), an interactive virtual experience. This kit will include various coloring pages to use with our favorite augmented reality app, Quiver. Families will need a smart device with a camera (iPad, smartphone, etc.) and access to the internet to use Quiver from home. This program is available as both a take-home kit and a small group, masked in-person event. Please pick only one option when registering. Registration is required. Participants will be required to pick up their activity kit from the library once the order is ready; staff will notify participants when orders are ready. Register here.

Bluey Imagination Kit (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Bluey Imagination Kit (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Bluey Imagination Kit: Favorite Characters Craft and Story Series Age range: Ages 2-5 years and caregiver Kits available week of 3/11 Disney’s Bluey is one of the most popular preschool TV shows around! We’ll make a craft featuring Bluey and little sister Bingo. Each kit in our Favorite Character Craft and Story Series features a craft and/or learning activity related to a favorite character from books, movies, or TV. Plus, Miss Neena will record a digital reading of a special story featuring the favorite friend from each kit. Additional reading, learning, and rhyme suggestions will also be included. Registration is required. Participants will be required to pick up their activity kit from the library once the order is ready; staff will notify participants when orders are ready. Register here.

Intro to 3D Paper Crafts Kit (Grades K-5)

Intro to 3D Paper Crafts Kit (Grades K-5)

Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th Kits/tutorial available the week of 3/4 Ever wondered how artists make pop-up books or 3D pictures that pop-off the page? Follow along with our tutorial video and make your own 3D creations with this kit. This activity is great for developing critical thinking skills and resilience. Registration is required. Participants will be required to pick up their activity kit from the library once the order is ready; staff will notify participants when orders are ready. Register here.

Llama Llama Sensory Bag (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Llama Llama Sensory Bag (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Llama Llama Sensory Bag: Favorite Characters Craft and Story Series Age range: Ages 2-5 years and caregiver Kits available week of 2/25 Anna Dewdney’s popular Llama llama books are also a TV show! We’ll create our own Llama sensory bag to work our fine motor skills Each kit in our Favorite Character Craft and Story Series features a craft and/or learning activity related to a favorite character from books, movies, or TV. Plus, Miss Neena will record a digital reading of a special story featuring the favorite friend from each kit. Additional reading, learning, and rhyme suggestions will also be included. Registration is required. Participants will be required to pick up their activity kit from the library once the order is ready; staff will notify participants when orders are ready. Register here.

Birthday Confetti Slime Event (Grades K-5)

Birthday Confetti Slime Event (Grades K-5)

Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th In-person, Thursday 2/24, 4:00-4:45 PM Celebrate the library’s 100th birthday with our Centennial, as we create slime full of confetti. This messy program is available as both a take-home kit and a small group, masked in-person event. Please pick only one option when registering. Registration is required. Masks and social distancing will be required for all participants. Register here.

Birthday Confetti Slime Kit (Grades K-5)

Birthday Confetti Slime Kit (Grades K-5)

Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th Kits available: the week of 2/18 Celebrate the library’s 100th birthday with our Centennial, as we create slime full of confetti. This messy program is available as both a take-home kit and a small group, masked in-person event. Please pick only one option when registering. Registration is required. Participants will be required to pick up their activity kit from the library once the order is ready; staff will notify participants when orders are ready. Register here.

Laurie Berkner Family Concert (Families)

Laurie Berkner Family Concert (Families)

Sunday, 2/13, 12:00 – 1:00 PM & 5:00 – 6:00 PM All ages welcome, best for families with children six and under Laurie Berkner, Hudson Valley resident and mega-star of the children’s music scene is hosting an interactive Virtual Concert this Valentine’s Day. She’s been on Nickelodeon, toured the US, and written hits like “We are the Dinosaurs” and “I’m Gonna Catch You.” To help support at-home learning this winter, the Pawling Free Library will be providing a limited number of virtual concert tickets to local families. To reserve a ticket, click here. You will need an internet connected device to stream the concert remotely. Only one ticket per family; one ticket includes access to both concert times for one device and should be enough for the whole family. For more information about Laurie, her music, and the concert, visit her website. For more information about these tickets and this partnership, contact Children’s Program Coordinator, Neena McBaer at children@pawlinglibrary.org or 845-855-3444.