Category Archives: Activity Books

Take a Virtual Summer Road Trip with the Smithsonian Museum

Take a Virtual Summer Road Trip with the Smithsonian Museum

The Smithsonian, in collaboration with USA Today, created a free at-home summer learning guide for kids. “Summer Road Trip” is a new 40-page activity guide that takes kids on a “road trip of discovery,” Some of the featured activities include: Construct your own biplane inspired by Bessie Coleman and learn more about her achievements through a National Air…Read More

Here’s How to Make Your Own Tie-Dye With Red Wine

Here’s How to Make Your Own Tie-Dye With Red Wine

If you have a plain sweatshirt and a bottle of wine you can jump on the tie-dye trend thanks to these Tik Tok tutorials. @jnehringWine-dye challenge results. Pt2 ##winedye ##winedyechallenge ##tiedye ##tiedyeshirt ##fyp♬ Buttercup – Jack Stauber To avoid getting stains anywhere other than on your DIY project, try wine tie-dyeing in your bathtub. @jvkefromstatefarmAnother wine…Read More

You Could Win Prizes With These Summer Reading Challenges.

You Could Win Prizes With These Summer Reading Challenges.

Get the whole family reading with these summer reading challenges from local Hampton Roads Public Libraries. Virginia Beach Public Library Summer Reading Challenge 2020 Children and Teens: Each week, readers that complete 3 activities will unlock the activity badge and be entered to win coupons to food venues that offer drive-through or take-out. The coupons…Read More

Download a Free ’90s Country Cross Stitch

Download a Free ’90s Country Cross Stitch

CMT has teamed up with Red Handled Scissors to make a project to help pass the time.  A 90s country cross stitch pattern! Download it along with instructions here. Garth. Reba. Alan. Shania. The gang’s all here for this ’90s country cross stitch! Head here to download the pattern: https://t.co/4Ot5z4CjPl pic.twitter.com/98Tty7AOxA — cmt (@CMT) June 17, 2020Read More

Occupy Your Kids With These Free Virtual Summer Camps

Occupy Your Kids With These Free Virtual Summer Camps

Virginia Beach Public Library presents: CAMP EVERGREEN AT HOME June 15- Aug 7th: Adults and teens can participate in a variety of fun activities from home for a chance to win prizes from Virginia Beach small businesses. There is something for everyone in Camp Evergreen. Attend library programs, complete craft and outdoor activities or enjoy online…Read More

Take Free Art Lessons From a Children’s Book Author

Take Free Art Lessons From a Children’s Book Author

A children’s book author named Rob Biddulph has been offering free art lessons on YouTube during the pandemic.  And he just set a world record for largest online art lesson.  He was trying to get 10,000 people to sign on at once and ended up with over 45,000. Watch this free online lesson. Get more, like…Read More

How to Make Disney’s Over The Top Kitchen Sink Sundae At Home {WATCH}

How to Make Disney’s Over The Top Kitchen Sink Sundae At Home {WATCH}

The Disney Parks Blog shared a recipe for the Kitchen Sink Sundae from the Beaches & Cream Soda Shop at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts. If you’ve never had it, this ice cream sundae is served in a literal kitchen sink! It feeds 4-6 people and boasts a whopping 28 ingredients including an entire…Read More

Can You Escape the Norfolk Public Library’s Virtual Escape Room?

Can You Escape the Norfolk Public Library’s Virtual Escape Room?

Can you escape the Norfolk Public Library’s virtual library escape room? Norfolk Public Library launched its first-ever virtual library escape room! Travel with @NorfPublicLib to Cleavebolt Castle. 🏰 We advise you to stay close to your group. If you are lost, you are lost for good. Enter the escape room here: https://t.co/PZnG53l5Q9. #EscapeRoom — City…Read More