Programs designed for ages: 3-5 yrs. with adult assistance:

Please contact the instructor listed below each program regarding booking information or availability. Remember that many programs may be adapted to suit your particular age group.

Check out the program selections below:

New! Goodnight Gorilla: Children & care givers will enjoy listening to the classic picture book: Goodnight Gorilla before creating a miniature zoo, complete with mini animals on the loose using air dry clay and mixed materials. Children will enjoy retelling the story long after the project goes home!

*This program is offered exclusively by Doris. Contact Doris directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com


New! Pete the Cat: Children & care givers will enjoy listening to Pete the Cat stories before creating Pete the Cat himself using air dry clay and creating a little play space based on a variety of his adventures. This program promises fun for all!

*This program is offered exclusively by Doris. Contact Doris directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com


New! Slime Aquarium: Children and caregivers will delight in creating a bag of slime complete with small toy sea creatures. Imaginations will run wild with this fun and engaging craft. 

*This program is offered exclusively by Josephine Earley. Contact Josephine directly: 516-551-1674 or via email: pinaearley@hotmail.com


New! DIY Aquarium in a Jar: Caregivers and children will enjoy pouring water and mixed materials into a lidded jar as they create their own mini aquarium. This program includes a reading of A Fish Out of Water. Great fun for all!

*This program is offered exclusively by Josephine Earley. Contact Josephine directly: 516-551-1674 or via email: pinaearley@hotmail.com


New! Ocean Pour Painting: Kids will enjoy pouring a mixture of glue and paint onto canvas before adding sand and embellishments for this ocean themed painting. Get on board with this fun and relaxing program!

*This program is offered exclusively by Josephine Earley. Contact Josephine directly: 516-551-1674 or via email: pinaearley@hotmail.com



New! Slime Lab for Kids: Children and their caregivers will enjoy mixing together simple household ingredients, watercolors and more as they create "slime" that will fascinate and excite children as they enjoy handling and playing with this sensory filled material. Children will take some "slime" home in a container for continued exploration and fun!

*This program is offered exclusively by Josephine Earley. Contact Josephine directly: 516-551-1674 or via email: pinaearley@hotmail.com


New! Build a Mosaic City: Children & care givers will enjoy crafting this summer when they use mosaic pieces to craft their own city over a glass picture frame. Paint, gems and glue are mixed in for even greater effect. Let the summer reading begin!

*This program is offered exclusively by Doris. Contact Doris directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com


New! Layer Cake Construction!: Children & caregivers will enjoy constructing the ultimate layer cake using air dry clay. This is a great introduction to math for little ones as we will be using fractions to build with. Decadent details like frosting, whipped cream and of course glitter will help to make this "fake" cake look like the tastiest treat around! 

*This program is offered exclusively by Doris. Contact Doris directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com


New! Snowman Candle: Children and care givers will enjoy creating a "candle" (that holds a mini battery operated tea light inside) with paint before adding glitter and winter themed clay characters.

*This program is offered exclusively by Doris. Contact Doris directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com


New! Little Hoot Owl Craft: Kids will enjoy creating a family of little owls using foil, Model Magic clay and mixed materials. Based on the original picture book by Amy Krause Rosenthal and Jen Corace.

*This program is offered exclusively by Doris. Contact Doris directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com


New! Popcorn!: Everyone will enjoy listening to the book: Popcorn at the Palace by Emily Arnold McCully before using cardboard, construction paper, cotton balls and paint to create this "popular" snack themed project.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New! Crayon Wrapper Calendar: Welcome in the new year or school year by creating this colorful & playful crayon wrapper framed calendar. This would look great inside a school locker or at home.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



New! Autumn Tea Light Set: Kids and caregivers will enjoy celebrating fall colors and the arrival of cool weather by completing a set of three tissue paper covered tea light holders, complete with three battery operated tea lights. Seeing these little lights glow on the table help to make fall & winter celebrations memorable year after year!

*This program is offered exclusively by Doris. Contact Doris directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com



New! Seaside Collage for Little Hands: Children and caregivers will have a enjoy listening to gentle seaside stories before using beautiful papers, moss, shells and sand to creative a lovely collage together!

*This program is offered exclusively by Josephine Earley. Contact Josephine directly: 516-551-1674 or via email: pinaearley@hotmail.com


Zinnia Pine Cone Flowers: Children and care givers will enjoy painting pine cones before adding stick stems and painted paper leaves which provide just the right finishing touch for four, bright blooms! 

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Candy Corn themed Tea Light: Kids and caregivers will enjoy decorating a two tea lights using fall themed glitter colors and glue. The end result looks like two candy corn tea lights. This program promises fun for all!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Holiday Snowman Tea Light: Kids and caregivers will enjoy painting a glass tea light with white paint and applying a layer of salt to give this snowman a glittery finish. Add some buttons and a scarf for embellishment and kids will have a fun snowman shaped tea light to light up for winter fun!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Decorative Valentine Ball: Kids and caregivers will enjoy decorating an ornamental ball using sequins, ribbon, glue and lace. This colorful ornament will be a hit with everyone!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



Glittery Spring Easter Egg: Kids and caregivers will enjoy listening to the Tale of Peter Rabbit before using paper, glue, and glittery salt to decorate a large spring egg. This program will be a hit for all.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


DIY Sports Box: Kids and care givers will enjoy painting a wooden box in their favorite color before adding sports themed foam stickers on top. Don't wait to book this program.  

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New! Mosaic Shadow Box with Letter: Adults will introduce young children to letter identification and beautiful mosaics as they together craft a stunning letter that will be mounted inside a white or black shadow box frame.

*This program is offered exclusively by Doris. Contact Doris directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com


Dad Rocks Picture Frame: Kids and care givers will enjoy combining rocks and glue over a picture frame as they create the perfect gift for Father's Day. Don't wait to book this program.  

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Butterfly Sand Mosaic: Children & care givers will enjoy working with colored sand and glue as they create a beautiful butterfly. Catherine will read the book: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt as a wonderful literary connection to this craft. 

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Fourth of July Summer Flag: Everyone will enjoy building a wooden flag using wood paint stir sticks, glue, paint and starfish. Layer on some fun summery colors and you have a hit craft on your hands.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



4th of July Flag: Everyone will have a blast building this patriotic flag using woods strips, paint and starfish. Don't miss out on booking this fun craft!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New! Pussy Willow Plant Collage: Children and care givers will listen to a read aloud story about the pussy willow plant before using paper, cotton swabs and paint to create a spring themed collage on paper. What a great way to welcome back spring!

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



New! Driftwood Beach Relief: Children & care givers will enjoy creating a driftwood relief on a wood board before painting each piece of driftwood using ocean themed colors to reflect the serenity of the sea. Color mixing is a great activity for young children.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com



New! Rustic Sea Shell Chip Relief: Children and their caregivers will enjoy arranging sea shell pieces on a wood board before gluing down into a pleasing arrangement. What a wonderful conversation starter for children about the ocean and shells.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Caps for Sale! 
Caregivers and children will enjoy listening to
the childhood classic: "Caps for Sale" before working together on this fun collage.


This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

Cell: 516-317-9654

via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 



Mosaic Tie with Special Father's Day Message for Dad!

Adults and children will enjoy creating this fun mosaic tie on 

8" x 10" canvas board with a special pocket - perfect for 

holding a special note for dad on Father's Day!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


New! Mosaic Turkey Mixed Media. Children and adults will enjoy tracing a child's hand onto canvas board before using colorful mosaics to create a festive turkey themed mosaic which is perfect for holiday celebrations. This program is suitable for children ages 3-5 yrs. and up.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


New!: Apple/Pear Decoupage Jar: Adults can help children improve their fine motor skills while having a blast covering a glass jar with colorful fruit printed fabric shapes. Children will enjoy creating this special keepsake.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New!: Avenger's Explorer Bag: This mesh bag craft program is perfect for young explorers who enjoy collecting natural treasures because it leaves the sand and dirt behind. The mesh bag is also roomy enough to hold all your treasure finds. 

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


New!: Silver Button Basket: Adults can help children improve their fine motor skills while having a blast weaving colorful buttons and wire onto this silver colored mesh basket. This little basket is perfect for holding a child's tiny treasure finds.

*This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Contact Catherine directly: 516-241-5758 or via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Easter Themed Box craft: Children will delight in creating a bunny themed box that celebrates the Easter holiday or welcomes in spring. A seasonal read out loud picture book will be shared before beginning the craft. This mixed media project is perfect for children, ages 3-5 yrs. with adults 

This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-241-5758 
via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com

Winter Snowman Craft: Children will delight in creating a little winter scene complete with pine cone trees and a little snowman. This mixed media project is perfect for children, ages 3-5 yrs. with adults 

This program is offered exclusively by Catherine Martin. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-241-5758 
via email: cathmartin33@gmail.com


Little Giraffe Sculpture: Young children and adults are sure to be charmed while creating this friendly little giraffe. Materials include paint, a clothespin and pipe cleaners. Perfect for children ages 3-5 yrs. with an adult. Contact Vincenza to book your program.

This program is offered exclusively by Vincenza Sena. Please contact her directly:

cell: 631-764-1480 
via email: vincenzasena@gmail.com



Little Ant Sculptures: Young children and adults are sure to have fun while creating these little ants. Materials include paint, clothespins, & pipe cleaners. Perfect for children ages 3-5 yrs. with an adult. Contact Vincenza to book your program.

This program is offered exclusively by Vincenza Sena. Please contact her directly:

cell: 631-764-1480 
via email: vincenzasena@gmail.com



Fall Corn Husk Craft: Kids will will get an introduction to printmaking through the use of paper, paint, bubble wrap. A touch of raffia finishes off this fun corn husk themed craft. Perfect for children, ages 3-5 yrs. with adults 

This program is offered exclusively by Vincenza Sena. Please contact her directly:

cell: 631-764-1480 
via email: vincenzasena@gmail.com


New! Mosaic Sailboat Mixed Media. Children and adults will enjoy listening to sailboat themed stories before using colorful mosaics to create a lovely mixed media image of a sailboat. This program is suitable for children ages 3-5 yrs. and up.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


New! Peek-a-Boo Mirrored Animal Face Mixed Media. Adults and children will enjoy listening to friendly animal stories before creating animal face (bears, tigers, cats, are good choices) using cork, paint, a 3" mirror and beads. This wall hanging will continue to surprise and delight young children. The program is suitable for children ages 3-5 yrs. and up.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


New! Three Little Pumpkins Mixed Media. Adults and children will enjoy listening to gentle Halloween stories before using Model Magic clay to create three little pumpkins sitting in a little pumpkin patch with a spooky friend. This program is suitable for children ages 3-5 yrs. and up.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


New! Little Bake Shop Treats Mixed Media. Adults and children will enjoy working together to create a trio of pretend cupcakes that are perfect for imaginative play. This program is suitable for children ages 3-5 yrs. and up.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


New! Dump Truck: Children and adults will be captivated by truck themed stories before creating a picture of a dump truck that appears to be losing its cargo. This craft promises fun for all!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


New! Mosaic Sun Catcher: Mixed Media. Children and adults will captivated by stories that explore color mixing before creating a stunning sun catcher using a picture frame and glass mosaic pieces. This program promises fun for all!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 



New! Mosaic Scatter Painting: Mixed media. Children will enjoy developing their fine motor skills as they select and press mosaic tile pieces, beads and gems into glue on canvas with adult assistance. A sprinkle of glitter and the end result is stunning!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 



New! Robot Dreams: Young children are natural builders. Adults and children alike will enjoy putting metal findings into a clear CD case as they build a unique robot together.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


New! Friendly Scarecrow: Mixed media, adults and children will enjoy creating a three dimensional scarecrow together. A perfect craft for fall!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 



Bead & Button Seahorse - Mixed Media. This craft is perfect for children and care givers to do together. Children will listen to ocean themed stories and then use paint, sponges, and oil pastels to create a gentle seahorse floating in an ocean world.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


Mixed Up Mice: Model Magic. A fun lesson in color mixing based on the book: "Mouse Paint".

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com



Winter Woods - Mixed Media with Model Magic, paint and sticks.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly:

cell: 516-317-9654
via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com
 


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