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Spring Crafts and Poems (ages 6-12) [Virtual Event, Library members only; RSVP Required]

Sat 3 April 2021 @ 14 h 00 - 15 h 00

For ages 6-12   Make a pretty paper bouquet to give to a friend or family member, or to decorate your home.   Spring is here!…

For ages 6-12


Make a pretty paper bouquet to give to a friend or family member, or to decorate your home.


Spring is here! Create paper flowers to brighten up your home, after we read a few spring poems in honor of National Poetry Month (celebrated in April in the US). Children’s and Teens’ Services Manager Celeste and volunteers will guide you in creating your own unique DIY 3-dimensional flowers, using simple paper cutting techniques for beginners and more complicated folds and cuts for experienced crafters. We’ll show you the basics, and you can tailor your project to your heart’s desire. Caregivers are requested to join in with their children and participate in the program.


In preparation for this event, please gather the following items:

  • At least 6 sheets of colored paper or construction paper (A4 or letter size)
  • Scissors
  • Glue and/or a glue stick
  • Scraps of colored paper or magazine cutouts
  • Paper clips
  • A ruler

Additional (optional) materials:

  • Hot glue gun (and a grown-up)
  • Washi tape
  • Buttons


Advance registration is required for this event. Once registered, participants will be sent an email with instructions to join the event virtually. Participation in this event is open to Library members, and free of charge. If you are not yet a Library member, but would like to participate, please join the Library. Send an email to Celeste Rhoads, our Children’s and Teens’ Services Manager, with questions about activities and collections for children and teens: celeste@americanlibraryinparis.org.


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Sat 3 April 2021
14 h 00 min - 15 h 00 min
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