Category Archives: Activities

Make a Map!

To go along with our global summer reading theme, maps are a big part of finding your way around new places. Many books include maps at the front of the book to show readers the world in which they are … Continue reading

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Laptop Tear Down

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Story Time: Let’s Make Music!

This morning’s musical story time included sing-along songs with Mr. Landon and his guitar, music-making with various instruments, stories about music, and listening to classical music mentioned in one of the books we read. We also colored pictures of different … Continue reading

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Everyone’s favorite Learning Curve activity: Buttons!

It’s just this easy folks: Come over to the Library to make your own today! “Just do it.” – Nike

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Playing with Sphero this summer!

Sphero is pretty cool. ¬†The Learning Curve got it a couple of months ago and we are still figuring out cool things you can do with it. ¬†Sphero is a mechanical ball that pairs with an iPad and is then … Continue reading

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Summer Stop Motion

Check out these mini-movies made with webcams, Frames software, blocks, and poseable figures, using the concept of stop motion animation:

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Legos at the Library

Summer Reading is in full swing at the Learning Curve! Check our summer schedule to see what’s happening when throughout June and July. One popular activity is a free build session with Legos, K’Nex, gears, and more! Check out some … Continue reading

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LEGO Free Build!

Creative minds + 2 giant bags of LEGOs =

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Little Architects

Today, kindergartners from IPS #83 created this group build video using Frames software, a webcam, blocks, and the imagination of an architect!

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Story Time: How Does Your Garden Grow?

From seed to plant, today’s story time took a closer look at how things grow in gardens! We pretended to be seeds sprouting up from the ground, sang some songs and did some garden-growing fingerplay rhymes, plus read stories all … Continue reading

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