Elementary Take-and-Make: Solar System Bead Activity

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Take and Make

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Registration for this event will close on May 31, 2021 @ 5:00pm.
A CLPL card is required.
There are 22 seats remaining.

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Make a scale model of the solar system using beads and string to see the distance between planets. Grab a take-and-make craft kit to bring home and assemble. Register for the program, and we will contact you with instructions on how you can pick up your craft kit, using our curbside service at the Crystal Lake Nature Center at 330 N. Main St. Pick - up can be scheduled on Wednesdays from 3-5 pm or Saturdays from 10 am-noon. Assembly instructions will be included in the kits. 75 Kits will be available. Registration is required. Please register each child separately. One kit per registration. Kits will be available beginning Saturday, May 1.

Click here for a video with instructions on how to make these!

Click here for research tools to find more information about the solar system.

Click here for a special storytime about the solar system: "The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal" by Nick Seluk.


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