Monthly Archives: October 2013

Homeschool Art/Halloween Party

Oil Pastel Pumpkins This week for Homeschool Art, I really wanted to introduce the kids to a new medium: Oil Pastels. It’s been a few years since I’ve worked with the materials myself, so I pulled from a video online: … Continue reading

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Homeschool Art: Kandinsky’s Style with Music

Last week in Homeschool Art, we studied Kandinsky and learned about his style of art. We even watched this video of him drawing, and talked about why its in black and white (because video was only in black and white … Continue reading

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Teen Time: Animal Silhouette Cutouts

Teen Time is a weekly event at Carnegie Library of Homestead for ages 11-17 to do librarian-provided crafts or do planned activities on the Teen Tech Zone computers. Today we did a craft based on this one I found on … Continue reading

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Toddler Storytime: Leaves

Originally, I had planned that the kids and I go on a leaf hunt, but alas when I awoke this is what I found: Due to overly rainy skies, I had to quickly change up our plans!! I ran to … Continue reading

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Homeschool Science: Ice Sculptures (Salt and Ice)

This project was based on this¬†experiment that I found through Pinterest. Like last week, first we looked at the Scientific Method to flesh out our experiment. Ask a Question Do Background Research Construct a Hypothesis Test Your Hypothesis by Doing … Continue reading

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Kids Corner: On the Farm

Yesterday, for our K-12 program, Kids Corner the theme was “On the Farm”. Kids Corner is a series of themed parties run at Carnegie Library of Homestead every Thursday from 6-7 (soon to be 5:30-7). For this weeks theme, I … Continue reading

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Toddler Storytime: ABCs

Books: “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” by Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault, illustrated by Lois Ehlert “The Alphabet from A to Y with Bonus Letter Z!” by Steve Mart and Roz Chast Activity: Color Your Favorite Letter We all colored … Continue reading

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