Tag Archives: STEAM

Celebrating Day of the Dead with art

The young artists of our Masterpieces at Main art club filled our story-time room with brightly colored skulls last month. They weren’t being macabre. Instead, the kids were making artwork inspired by Dia de los Muertos. The holiday is an opportunity for … Continue reading

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Chemical Reactions & Explosions

Our kids learned about chemical reactions this week with some classic experiments, including making elephant toothpaste, filling a balloon with vinegar and baking soda, and (of course) mixing Mentos and Diet Coke. Each month, we use games, activities, and even … Continue reading

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Relays that test your math skills

Kids played some relay games that put our math skills to the test last week at our Main Branch. Each month, we use games, activities, and even crafts to teach the tenets of STEAM. That stands for Science Technology Engineering Art … Continue reading

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Building landing gear & blasting off

Learning about air pressure at our STEAM program pic.twitter.com/C00K8kp8yi — MentorPublicLibrary (@MentorPL) June 25, 2019 We learned about air pressure and built landing gear for our marshmallow astronauts when during our STEAM program last month. Our young scientists tackled three … Continue reading

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Making your own 3D glasses

Kids made their own 3D glasses during a STEM program last week at our library. They then used their new specs to check out photos from NASA’s Mars Rover. It’s not too complicated to make your own 3D glasses. You … Continue reading

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