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Early January Newsletter

New programs and projects for January! Start the new year with great classes and projects! Once again Kaleidoscope is here with details about classes we’re offering, upcoming events, fun projects, interesting news, and other information to guide your family’s science, technology, engineering, math, and maker explorations. We hope you’ll share with all your friends. If you would like more…

Winter Break Boredom Breakers

Winter Break Boredom Breakers For the Warren County Library System, I did a short series of STEAM activities for families to do at home over winter break. With easy to find, inexpensive materials, each challenge encourages kids to build, create, and experiment. Try them! Post your results on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #warrenlib. Or…

Early December Newsletter

Early December Newsletter New programs and projects for December! New holiday projects for winter! Once again Kaleidoscope is here with details about classes we’re offering, upcoming events, fun projects, interesting news, and other information to guide your family’s science, technology, engineering, math, and maker explorations. We hope you’ll share with all your friends. If you would like more frequent…

Maker Campus Workshops

Maker Campus Workshops Make: Magazine, Make: Co, and Maker Camp have recently launched a new learning platform specially designed for Maker Education. Maker Campus is a place to connect, learn, and make together. Find enriching and interactive events including talks by expert makers, project demos, classes, virtual workshop tours, and more. I am very honored…

Jingle on Main

Jingle on Main Since 2012, I’ve helped plan a great local event called Jingle on Main hosted by the Greater Blairstown Business Association (GBBA). It started as a night businesses on Main Street stayed open late on the first Friday in December. Then we added a tree-lighting and carolers. In 2015, we shifted to Saturday…

25 Days of Making

25 Days of Making For the last several years, “Coffee for the Brain” creator Aaron Maurer, a fantastic educator, blogger, and podcaster, has lead an amazing seasonal project. It’s called the 25 Days of Making and it’s wonderful. Basically, Aaron gets dozens of makers, teachers, writers, and educators to create special projects to celebrate creativity.…

Winter Blairstown Recreation Programs

Winter Blairstown Recreation Programs We’re excited to announce that our Winter programs with the Blairstown Recreation Department are moving online. After successfully moving to virtual programming this Fall in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now able to offer our Winter programs through Zoom for 2020 and 2021. Upcoming programs include the following. Winter…