Homemade tinker toys in the library - No budget? Use toilet paper or paper towel tubes and straws to make your own building components for a library center!

It's the first day of school for most of the kids and teens here in Homer. In anticipation of the buzzing afterschool energy level we see each Fall, I'm back to featuring passive programs kids can .

Ask the families to bring in photos of their homes, attach them to blocks of wood and add to construction area from Syrenen Töreboda Blogg: Avd. Biet - närmiljö i leken

Stick photos of children's houses and buildings in the community onto building blocks! Such a wonderful idea

Emotion story stones

This week we've been discussing emotions and feelings. To help the children understand their emotions, I painted 'feelings stones' and set up this lovely table, where the children can recreate their own faces - or any silly face they like!