A celebration of reading aloud using images from the Library collections for World Read Aloud Day.
This is a guest post by Dr. Kellie Taylor, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator at the Library of Congress 2018-2019. In the post, she discusses her ideas and the design behind the “UnLOCk the Box” puzzle activity, which is now featured on the Library’s family engagement site.
Making wreaths with natural materials inspired by images in the Library of Congress collections.
Ideas for a kid-friendly way to try out Land Art by making geometric patterns out of natural items.
Ideas for creating bookplates, wrapping paper, and holiday cards using images from the Library’s collections.
Holiday baking ideas from the pages of the Chronicling America historic newspapers online collection, a product of the National Digital Newspaper Program and jointly sponsored by the Library and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
An introduction to the traditions of Shadow Theater in China and Southeast Asia, with instructions for creating your own shadow puppets and theater.
A short history of cranberries through the collections of the Library, in honor of Thanksgiving.
Highlights on puppets and puppetry from the rare book materials in the Children’s Literature Center at the Library.
This is the first in a three-part series that offers ideas for families on creating your own puppet shows with Library collections. The series is inspired by the annual puppet show that had been held at the Library’s Young Readers Center the day after Thanksgiving since 2013. This is a guest post by Leslie Long, […]