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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.

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

ACTIVITIES from
Your Library

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

I is for Insect

Watch Online July 1 - 31
for Preschool - Grade 4

Learn what it takes to be included in the insect club. See how you can tell the difference between a butterfly and a moth. See some very cool insect specimens! View the program anytime during the month of July here. Use code: DAYTONMETRO2022

Insect Ideas

Watch Online July 1 - 31
for Tween - Teen

What do you already know about insects? Are they good, bad, both or neither. Learn the important role of insects in our everyday lives. Find out how you can help your family, safely get rid of insects you don’t like and don’t hurt the ones we need! View the program anytime during the month of July 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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