New Hartford Public Library Offers ‘Grab & Go’ Projects for Kids
So many parents are looking for simple things to keep their kids entertained this summer now that there's so many restrictions with COVID-19. The New Hartford Public Library wanted to make it a little bit easier for parents, so they created something that could help.
The Grab & Go Bags are weekly crafts for kids. The bags can be picked up on either Tuesdays or Thursdays. You'll just need to let them know a pick-up time and how many of each craft you need based on how many children are in the house.
They ended up dispensing all of the bags that they had made for the week of July 7th and 9th - but have more crafts available for the rest of the summer.
NHPL Grab & Go Bag Schedule
- July 14 & 16 - Paper Plate Garden Craft, DIY Paper Spinner, Tiny Greenhouse Activity
- July 21 & 23 - Fingerprint Bug Jar, Coffee Filter Parachute Toy, Friendship Bracelet
- July 28 & 30 - Shark Craft, DIY Bead Necklace, Balloon Hover Game
- August 4 & 6 - Caterpillar Craft, Sailing Pirate Ship Craft, Marshmallow Builds Activity
- August 11 & 13 - Rainbow/Cloud Craft, Balloon Rocket Activity, Paper Helicopter Toy
- August 18 & 20 - Play Flashlight Craft, Paper Cup Telephone Game, Exploding Stick Bomb
- August 25 & 27 - Mini Paper Kite Craft, Rock Painting Activity, Flextangles
The New Hartford Public Library is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10 am to 6:45 pm - and open Saturday from 10 am to 12:45 pm. If you're interested in getting the Grab & Go bags, you can schedule a time to get them and they'll drop them off to you curbside.