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The ultimate tween experience

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The ultimate tween experience

  1. 1. Laureen Maloney & Elizabeth Davis Lackawanna County Children’s Library TEAM M EVIL
  2. 3. <ul><li>Scarecrows </li></ul><ul><li>Nyokki Egg Pet Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Pot Holders </li></ul><ul><li>Kites </li></ul><ul><li>Sidewalk Paint </li></ul><ul><li>Dryer Lint Dough </li></ul>
  3. 4. Nyokki Eggs
  4. 5. Scare Crows
  5. 6. Dryer Lint Dough and other Doughs
  6. 7. <ul><li>Kids love hands on </li></ul><ul><li>Activities can be done at home </li></ul><ul><li>Equal number of girls and boys in most cases </li></ul><ul><li>Crafts that they can take home </li></ul><ul><li>Tweens will checkout books for more craft ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Parents/ adults will stay to observe and help in some instances </li></ul><ul><li>Children learn how to follow directions to achieve end results </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>Banana Joust </li></ul><ul><li>Bottle Rockets </li></ul><ul><li>Card Sharks </li></ul><ul><li>Codes and Ciphers </li></ul><ul><li>Diet Coke and Mentos Explosion </li></ul><ul><li>Egg Parachute </li></ul><ul><li>Gak & Oobleck </li></ul><ul><li>Pirate Training </li></ul><ul><li>Secret Ink </li></ul><ul><li>Snow </li></ul><ul><li>Test Your Taste Buds </li></ul>
  8. 14. <ul><li>“ Is it really dangerous?” </li></ul><ul><li>Higher Dad and Grandfather attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Higher boy: girl ratio </li></ul><ul><li>More activity based the better </li></ul><ul><li>Instant results will keep them hooked </li></ul><ul><li>Not all experiments work </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific method </li></ul>
  9. 18. <ul><li>Tweens enjoy sharing, especially if food is involved </li></ul><ul><li>Tweens learn how give an effective book talk </li></ul><ul><li>Become more confident in public speaking before their peers </li></ul><ul><li>Tweens engage in lively and sometimes heated discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Even the shyest tween will participate on some level </li></ul><ul><li>They learned … you don’t share, you don't get the ice cream! </li></ul>
  10. 20. <ul><li>Super Smash Brothers Tournament vs. Abington Community Library </li></ul><ul><li>Uno, Clue and Checkers Tournaments </li></ul><ul><li>Human Checkers </li></ul><ul><li>Wii Olympics (winter and summer) </li></ul><ul><li>Loser Olympics </li></ul><ul><li>National Gaming Day </li></ul><ul><li>I Spy </li></ul><ul><li>Broom Hockey </li></ul><ul><li>Live Chutes and Ladders </li></ul>
  11. 26. <ul><li>A higher boy: girl ratio </li></ul><ul><li>Ultra-competitiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Education </li></ul><ul><li>Team Sports are difficult </li></ul><ul><li>Parent involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Specific Games </li></ul><ul><li>Boy Scouts </li></ul>
  12. 27. Additional Program Ideas:
  13. 30. Recycled Plant Holders
  14. 31. Edible Garden
  15. 32. Music and Art Programs
  16. 33. All You Need Is Love
  17. 34. Mouse Races
  18. 35. Mouse Races
  19. 36. <ul><li>Lackawanna County Children’s Library Blog- www.lackawannachildrenslibrary.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>Below are ideas for fun projects with tweens. </li></ul><ul><li>For more great ideas, check out: </li></ul><ul><li>http://familycrafts.about.com/od/tweens/Crafts_for_Tweens.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://familyfun.go.com/crafts/crafts-by-age/tween-crafts/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://parentingteens.about.com/od/crafts/Crafts_Craft_Project_Ideas.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://acplyouthsvcs.wikispaces.com/Teens+and+Tweens </li></ul><ul><li>http://teenprograms.pbworks.com/ </li></ul>
  20. 37. We are team evil Laureen maloney [email_address] Elizabeth davis [email_address]

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