Junior Explorers: ages 5-8
Junior Explorers in the Park
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 am, starting June 3
At the Town Center Meadows Park
Registration is limited. Please pre-register on our library Eventbrite page. Parents must stay at the park with their children during the event.
The Library is offering fun and social-distance-friendly Junior Explorers each Wednesday morning starting June 3, at the Town Center Meadows Park (near the Police Station). When attending programs in the park, please follow standard COVID-19 safety guidelines and the directions we will have set up that promote social distancing.
Only those with Highland City Library cards can pre-register. If your home library is American Fork, Pleasant Grove, Lehi, or Eagle Mountain, you are not allowed to participate, but we encourage you to participate in programs offered by your home library.
IS IT A MOTH OR A BUTTERFLY? Sometimes it is hard to tell.
Watch this video to learn the difference between a moth and a butterfly.
Click here to see Metamorphosis: Caterpillar to Butterfly video.
Here are instructions for a simple origami butterfly.
Click on these links for Lego butterfly patterns: (must scroll down on all)
WHAT IS CINCO DE MAYO?
Watch a Brief History & Facts About Cinco De Mayo to see why it is celebrated.
This link will show a traditional Mexican style dance (La Bamba).
Learn how to play the maracas here.
Make your own maracas by following these instructions.
Click here for an easy recipe for churros. (Scroll for written and photo instructions using packaged crescent rolls or your own dough.)
This link will show how to craft your own piñata. (Click on “SEE ALL SLIDES” at top left corner of first photo to see and read instructions.)
MAY THE FOURTH, OR FORCE, BE WITH YOU!
Click here to watch a Lego version of the Star Wars story.
For snippets from all the Star Wars movies, click here.
To listen to 15 minutes of Star Wars best movie soundtracks while playing the games or making the Star Wars crafts below, click here.
For a Star Wars bingo game to print at home, click here. (Scroll down until you see bingo game card links like this: “Star Wars Bingo Card -1”.)
This link goes to I Spy Star Wars printable search game. (Scroll down to pink link Star Wars Free Printable Game.)
To craft your own Millennium Falcon out of paper plates, click here. (Scroll below animals to see picture of Millennium Falcon craft.)
This link will show Lego designs of Star Wars characters to make.
Here are written and video instructions from PBS Kids on how to make galactic play dough.