The Kids Clubhouse

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Are you looking for something fun for the kids to do after school? Look no further! BMPL is proud to announce THE KIDS CLUBHOUSE, a fun and exciting program geared just for kids. The Clubhouse, will take the place of our After School Club in 2020, and will provide children with activities, crafts, puzzles, books, and movies that they can enjoy at home.

Each week we will prepare a creative and engaging activity pack that can be picked up from our Holds Counter. Activity packs will be created for the following age groups:

Gr 1-3

Gr 4-6

Every activity kit will include a weekly craft materials list, and at your own pace, the craft can be completed as we guide you through the craft from a link on the BMPL YouTube channel. 

 Session 1 runs Sept 15th - Dec 15th.

Registration for Session 2 of The Kids Clubhouse OPENS Tuesday, December 15th at 10am.

This week activity book theme is Ice Cream! You will have a fun activity book, with coloring sheets, word searches, crosswords, and more! You will have a fun book to read, movie to watch, a puzzle and board game to take home and enjoy. Remember, every Tuesday at 4:30 pm tune in to our Blue Mountains Public Library YouTube page and follow along with Jen for a fun craft. For this weeks craft we will be making a Tissue Paper Ice Cream Cone.

 

We will provide just about everything you need to make this craft at home. Miss the video? That's ok! You can find the instructions in your weekly Clubhouse Activity Booklet.

SUPPLIES:

  • 6 sheets of tissue paper
  • Brown construction paper
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Glue

FOLLOW THESE STEPS: 

  1. Take your pieces of tissue paper and lay them on top of each other.
  2. Accordion fold 1 inch sections of the tissue paper until the whole length of the tissue paper is folded together.
  3. Tie the string around the center, then cut the edges into rounded corners.
  4. Fan out the folds by seperating each layer, than fluff and shape the paper.
  5. Next make your paper cone - Take your brown paper and roll into a cone. Use tape or glue.
  6. Next attach your tissue paper ice cream to your cone. Place the tissue onto the cone. and secure using glue (Glue gun) or tape. 
  7. Have fun and enjoy!

 

This week activity book theme is WINTER. You will have a fun activity book, with coloring sheets, word searches, crosswords, and more! You will have a fun book to read, movie to watch, a puzzle and board game to take home and enjoy. Remember, every Tuesday at 4:30 pm tune in to our Blue Mountains Public Library YouTube page and follow along with Jen for a fun craft. For this weeks craft we will be making an Origami Penguin Bookmark.

We will provide just about everything you need to make this craft at home. Miss the video? That's ok! You can find the instructions in your weekly Clubhouse Activity Booklet.

FOR THIS CRAFT YOU WILL NEED:

  • Square piece of paper
  • White piece of paper
  • Orange Piece of  paper
  • Googly eyes / or you can make your own
  • Glue
  • Scissors

FOLLOW THESE STEPS:

  1. Fold your paper square in half.
  2. Fold the lower right corner of the paper square up to meet the top right angled corner.
  3. Repeat for the left side, then fold these to back open.
  4. Flip down ONE of the Top sheets and crease.
  5. Now fold the flaps you created back up and tuck INTO your book mark.
  6. Repeat on the other side.
  7. You will need an orange beak - cut a thin orange triangle.
  8. cut out a white circle or rectangle for the tummy.
  9. Finally you will need some orange feet.
  10. Once you have assembled the details of your penguin, glue on eyes.
  11. BOOK MARK IS FINISHED AND READY TO USE!

 

 This week's theme, everyone  will love! We are celebrating BIRTHDAY CAKES! You will have a fun activity book, with coloring sheets, word searches, crosswords, and more! You will have a fun book to read, movie to watch, a puzzle and board game to take home and enjoy. Remember, every Tuesday at 4:30 pm tune in to our Blue Mountains Public Library YouTube page and follow along with Jen for a  fun craft. For this week's craft we will be getting super creative. We will be making Birthday Cake using sponges, pom poms and lots of imagination. We have also provided a recipe for Chocolate Mug Cake. This is an OPTIONAL activity:

For the CHOCOLATE MUD CAKE you will need from home:

1 Egg

2 TBSP of Cocoa powder

1/4 cup of powdered sugar

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Mix ingredients together in a bowl.

2. Add mixture to a microwave safe mug

3. Microwave for 50-60 seconds on HIGH. Do not over cook.

4. Grab your spoon, dig in and enjoy!

 

For the Sponge Cake Craft, we will provide just about everything you need to make this cute craft at home. Miss the video? That's ok! You can find the instructions in your weekly Clubhouse Activity Booklet. Happy Crafting!

 

SUPPLIES:

  • Sponges
  • Pom Poms
  • Felt

What You Need From Home:

  • Glue
  • Whatever else you want to use to decorate

Instructions:

1. Cut your sponges

2. Stack your sponges

3. Glue your felt

4. Decorate and enjoy

This week activity book theme is TeChNoLoGy. You will have a fun activity book, with coloring sheets, word searches, crosswords, and more! You will have a fun book to read, movie to watch, a puzzle and board game to take home and enjoy. Remember, every Tuesday at 4:30 pm tune in to our Blue Mountains Public Library YouTube page and follow along with Jen for a fun craft. For this weeks craft we will be making a Paper Bag ROBOT .

We will provide just about everything you need to make this craft at home. Miss the video? That's ok! You can find the instructions in your weekly Clubhouse Activity Booklet.