Friday, December 2, 2011

Create Beautiful Holiday Crafts!

Have a fun and festive time by creating special holiday themed crafts and art! Great for gifts and decorations. The following titles will help you get started:


Holiday HandiworkHoliday Handiwork by Gillian Souter
This book provides instructions on how to make an assortment of holiday themed crafts, such as a Sweet Wreath, Super Santa and Kwanzaa beads.

Crafts for ChristmasCrafts for Christmas by Kathy Ross
Have a fun holiday by creating something special! This book will teach you how to make a variety of Christmas crafts, such as a Flying Angel, Ornament Necklace, Egg Carton Christmas Tree and much more!
Paper Crafts for ChristmasPaper Crafts for Christmas by Randel McGee
Get ready to make a variety of colorful, Christmas-themed paper crafts and decorations! This book contains step by step instructions and also a brief introduction of Christmas and its traditions.
Christmas Crafts From Around the WorldChristmas Crafts From Around the World
by Judy Ann Sadler
Feliz Navidad! Frohe Weihnachten! Buon Natale! Learn how other cultures celebrate Christmas by creating holiday crafts from around the world, such as the British Christmas Fairy, the Ukrainian Silver Webs, the Finnish Straw Ornament and much more!


The library will also be hosting fun holiday craft activities on the following dates:

Tuesday, December 6
Holiday Origami Craft
4pm - 5pm at Central Park Library, Redwood Room
Create fun and festive origami for the holidays (For Grades 7-12).
Sign up at the Youth Services Desk or call 408-615-2916.

Saturday, December 10
Holiday Craft Fair
10am - 4pm at Central Park Library, Redwood Room
Please call 408-615-2988 for more information.

Tuesday, December 13
Preschool Holiday Stories & Craft
1030am - 1130am at Central Park Library, Redwood Room
Join us as we tell snowy, blowy, holiday stories and construct a holiday craft for you to take home! This is a PRESCHOOL program. Ages 3-5 only please. For more information, please call 408-615-2916.

For more recommendations, please see a Youth Services Librarian at your library. Happy Holidays!
posted by pn.