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Take and Make Kits

Pick up free, fun activities at your Library and do them at home! Everything you need comes in a special Take & Make box, including instructions and supplies (or a list of supplies you’re likely to have on hand).

PLUS, we’ll suggest some great virtual programs so you can learn more about the different themes from our partners:

Different activities are offered for Families (young children will need assistance), Grades 1-6 (minimal assistance needed), and Teens (independent).

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Ohio 529 College AdvantageDayton Metro Library Foundation

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

ACTIVITIES from
Your Library

Register by following the links below, or by calling the Library’s Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665.

N is for Nature

Watch Online April 1 - 30
for PreK - Kindergarten, Grades 1 - 4, Families

This program teaches young learners what nature is and that they are a part of it. Kids will learn what “being alive” means and that they are animals! Join Crystal Clear as she shows you fun ways to study nature with things around your house. View the program anytime during the month of April here. Use code: DAYTONMETRO2022

Nature News

Watch Online April 1 - 30
Teens & Tweens

Crystal Clear shares her favorite ways to study nature in the spring. Learn cool things you can do to celebrate Earth Day every day. Check out some skulls and skins and up-close creepy things too! View the program anytime during the month of April here. Use code: DAYTONMETRO2022

ACTIVITIES from
Your Library

Register by following the links below, or by calling the Library’s Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665.

Focus on Forces

Watch Online May 1 - 31
for Tween - Teen

Electrostatic levitation, magneto-spheres, and friction- oh my! Smashing steel spheres will have sparks flying as you learn about forces all around you. View the program anytime during the month of May here. Use code: DAYTONMETRO2022

Force Finders

Watch Online May 1 - 31
for Preschool - Grade 4

Did you know that you are a real scientist? Did you know you did your first experiment when you were still a baby? Learn all about forces with Crystal Clear! See an invisible force field! View the program anytime during the month of May here. Use code: DAYTONMETRO2022

ACTIVITIES from
Your Library

Register by following the links below, or by calling the Library’s Ask Me Line at 937.463.2665.

O is for Ocean

Watch Online June 1 -30
for Preschool - Grade 4

Crystal Clear let’s you see the currents in the sea using her special mixture. Learn about sinking and floating and that there’s more than fish in the ocean. See an invisible force field! View the program anytime during the month of June here. Use code: DAYTONMETRO2022

Ocean Commotion

Watch Online June 1 -30
for Tweens - Teens

Up close demonstrations show kids how temperature affects ocean currents. Perilous plastics activity teach us why plastic pollution is such a big problem and the many things we can do to help! Learn how to sort those shells you love to find into their scientific groups. View the program anytime during the month of June here. Use code: DAYTONMETRO2022

Dayton Metro Library Take and Make Kits are kindly sponsored by College Advantage and The Dayton Metro Library Foundation.

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