Calling all Makers! The T|E|A Room (Technology, Engineering, & the Arts) is open for free play, exploration, creation and discovery. Grades 3-6.
For the month of September, we'll be offering our Open T|E|A Room Program on Tuesdays, September 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 4:30- 5:30pm.
Open T|E|A Room topics are:
September 9th: Banana Tattoos
In ancient times, tattoos were applied using a needle and a tiny hammer! Make your own pin-pricked design on a banana and watch oxidation create a work of art.
September 16th: Make a Zine
Learn how to create, design, and distribute your own zine! Zines are great tools for telling stories, getting the word out about something you care about, or teaching something to your friends.
September 23rd: Creative Lettering
Calling all doodlers and art lovers: show off your skills in this class where we will draw and decorate zany letters with a variety of art supplies.
September 30th: Little Bits
Explore your inner inventor as we put together these little circuits.
Registration starts September 15th!
T|E|A Room Tuesdays are held Tuesday afternoons from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., and are open to children in Grades 3 to 6.
Brochures are available in the Children's Library.
*For children in grades 3 and 4
**For children in grades 5 and 6
App Art- This is class is currently full.
Tuesday, October 14th, 21st & 28th at 4:15pm
Young artists will "go digital" by experimenting with photography, drawing and animation apps. Grades 5 to 6.
Math Adventures - This class is currently full.
Wednesday, October 15th, 22nd, 29th & November 5th at 4pm
Join National Board-Certified teacher Mrs. Radia on a math adventure using art, music, movement and games. Grades 1 to 5.
Paper Circuits - This class is currently full.
Wednesday, October 22nd at 4:15pm
Light up LEDs using paper and copper tape to create circuits. Grades 3 to 6.
Wednesday, October 29th at 4:15pm
Learn art party games like Exquisite Corpse, Fax Machine, and Squiggle! Grades 3 to 6.
Marshmallow Shooters- This class is currently full. Register for the waitlist.
Tuesday, December 2nd at 4:15pm
What goes up must come down! Build and play with your own marshmallow-shootign machine and send a blizzard of marshmallows through the air! Grades 3 to 6
Kitchen Sink Science
Tuesday, December 9th at 4:15pm - This class is currently full. Please register for the waitlist.
Wednesday, December 17th at 4:15pm - This class is currently full. Please register for the waitlist.
Bubble! Pop! Fizz! Using everyday houshold products we will explore science concepts. Grades K to 2.
Terrarium Workshop - This class is currently full. Registration is for the waitlist.
Tuesday, December 16th at 4:15pm
Learn about and craft your own terrarium. Grades 3 to 6.
Tuesday, November 4th from 2-4pm - This class is currently full. Register for the waitlist.
Using Lego Mondstorm kits, teams will build thier own robots and then participate in challenges created to test the design of their machine. Grades 4 to 6.
Wednesday, November 5th at 4:15pm
Science comes to life for students as they conduct their own experiements through hands-on design and building activities with the Stepping Stones Museum. Grades K to 2.
Tuesday, November 11th at 4:15pm
Let's create textile geology with wool that we will cut in half to reveal a beautiful surprise inside! Grades 5 to 6.
Tuesday, November 18th at 4:15pm
Join us as we use conductive thread to sew basic circuits into wearable art. * Basic handsewing skills are a prerequisite for this class. Grades 5 to 6.
Monday, November 24th at 4:15pm
Join us as we explore a three-ring circus of circuits. Grades 5 to 6.
Gelatin Art- This class is currently full. Register for the waitlist.
Tuesday, November 25th at 4:15pm
Using sheets of gelatin, intrepid printmakers will get to experiment with this unique medium to design greeting cards and art prints. Grades 3 to 6.