Tag Archive: STEM

Interactive Animals

Storytime: Interactive Animals (September 2014) Topics: Animals. I’ve done storytimes on ocean animals, farm animals, zoo animals, pets, and more, so I wanted to change things up a bit. By focusing on interactivity, I got… Continue reading

Science Storytime: Reactions & Explosions

Science Storytime: Reactions & Explosions (Summer 2014) Topics: Science, chemistry Place: Fayetteville Free Library Date: Wednesday, 7/9 from 9:30-10:30am Books: The Secret Science Project that Almost Ate the School by Judy Sierra 11 Experiments that… Continue reading


Tinker Tots: Catapults! (Summer 2014) Topics: Engineering. physics Place: Fayetteville Free Library Date: Tuesday, 7/8 from 11-11:30am Educational Content: We learned: A lever is a simple machine that uses a beam attached to a pivoting hinge, or… Continue reading

Wooden Cars

Little Makers: Wooden Cars (March 2014) Topics: Engineering, Physics, Woodworking Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates: Tuesday, 3/11 from 5:30-6:30pm; Saturday, 3/15 from 10:30-11:30am Educational Content: We learned: The parts of a car including the body, engine,… Continue reading

Light-up littleBits

Little Makers: littleBits (January 2014) Topics: Electricity, Magnets Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates: Saturday, 1/11 from 10:30-11:3am; Tuesday, 1/14 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Vocabulary: magnetism, magnetic field, attract, repel Electricity is a… Continue reading

Make Snow!

Little Makers: Make Snow! (December 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Science, Meteorology Dates: Saturday 12/7, from 10:30-11:30pm; Tuesday,  12/10 from 5:30-6:30pm; Educational Content: We learned: Snow is a form of precipitation; other forms of… Continue reading

Electricity and Circuits

Little Makers: Electricity and Circuits (October 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Electricity, Circuits Dates: Saturday, 10/12 from 1-2pm; Tuesday, 10/15 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Vocabulary: atoms, protons, neutrons, electrons, circuits Electricity is… Continue reading

Galaxy Playdough

Little Makers: Galaxy Playdough (September 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Stars, Galaxies, Outer space Dates: Saturday, 9/14 from 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday, 9/17 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Stars are hot glowing balls of gas.… Continue reading