Programs designed for ages: 9-12 yrs:

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! Emoji Clock: Kids will enjoy using acrylic paint and emoji images to decorate a table top battery operated clock. Who says going back to school is not cool?

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


New! Sylvie the Flamingo: Kids will enjoy listening to the picture book, Sylvie before creating a colorful collection of flamingos that connect directly to Sylvie's adventures. Color mixing fun is in store for everyone!

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



New! Textured Layer Cake Painting on Glass Picture Frame: Kids will enjoy using acrylic paint and acrylic medium as they create a layer cake painting over a glass picture frame. Kids will love mixing thick paint to create the look of frosting for this project.

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


New! Spooky Painting on Glass Picture Frame: Kids will enjoy using acrylic paint and a marker to create a painting of autumn trees over a glass picture frame. What a great way for kids to welcome in the fall.

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


New! Fall Tree Painting on Glass Picture Frame: Kids will enjoy using acrylic paint and a marker to create a painting of autumn trees over a glass picture frame. What a great way for kids to welcome in the fall.

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


New! Owl Wall Clock: Kids will enjoy creating a whimsical owl shaped clock using cardboard, patterned paper and color foam sheets. Each clock comes complete with clock mechanism, hour, minute and second had plus a battery.

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


New! Slime Aquarium: Children 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: Kids 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! Meditative Painting on Glass: Kids will enjoy creating a beautiful painting on glass inspired by the patterns found in agate slices. Acrylic paint including metallic colors will be used as kids create a lovely abstract design.

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


New! Sailboat Regatta Painting on Glass: Kids will enjoy capturing the vibrant colors and summer magic of a sailboat regatta. Acrylic paint on glass. Includes frame.



New! Message of Love Ptg.: Kids will enjoy painting a heart felt message over reclaimed wood before adding bronze colored letters to complete this beautiful wall hanging.

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


New! Winter Solstice Painting on Glass: Tweens & Teens will enjoy capturing the magic of early winter with this painting of winter trees holding an early layer of snow. Acrylic paint on glass is finished of with a hint of glitter!

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


New! Coffee & Tea Mosaic Sign: Everyone will enjoy creating this whimsical mosaic made from black and white beans adhered to reclaimed wood. Brighten up a kitchen or make this a fun mother's Day gift. Either way, it will be fun for all!

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


New! Clay Heart Puzzle: Kids will enjoy painting clay pieces with paint before assembling them into a perfect heart shape. This fun project would be the perfect gift for Mother's or Father's day. Don't wait to give Catherine a call! 

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


New! Sunny Seagull Hand Painted wood Box: Everyone will enjoy painting a friendly seagull wearing bright yellow boots onto the top of a wood box. The interior will be painted with fabric embellishments added as well. 

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


New! Mini Terrarium Planter: Kids will love building a mini terrarium in a glass globe planter, using soil, small stones and succulent plants. Get on board with this fun and relaxing program offering!

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


New! Message of Hope: Teens will enjoy painting this message of hope onto reclaimed wood using stencils. A cheerful flower is added last, giving this work a pop of color. What a great gift idea for Mother's Day! 

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


New! Tree & Moon Hand Painted Ceramic Piece: Kids will enjoy painting a tree and moon onto the inside of a hand thrown bowl, plate or vase (librarian's choice!). This project looks great and would make a great gift for anyone!

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


New! Cell Phone Holder/Charger: Teens will upcycle a plastic bottle into a colorful cell phone holder that will keep their phone looking stylish while it's charging. Fun fabrics are cut and adhered to the plastic for a personalized look.

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




New! Mother's Day Heart Collage: Kids will enjoy using paint chip samples to create a heart made from what appears to be a grouping butterflies in flight. This project makes a great gift for mom!

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



New! Summer Wind Chime with Bell: Everyone will enjoy stringing colorful beads, fossil charms, sequins and more onto wire before hanging the strand onto a branch. This makes a colorful and "musical" craft for all to enjoy during the spring and summer months.

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



New! Fly Away Butterfly Collage: Kids will enjoy using paint chip samples to create a kaleidoscope of butterflies moving across a wood textured surface. This project is a great way for kids to understand value in color.

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


New! Slime Lab for Kids: Children 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.co


New! Repurposed Tin Can Wind Chime: Kids will upcycle tin cans using pretty paper and paint before adding wire and shells to create a wind chime that is perfect for welcoming in the spring and summer months.

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


New! Pop Color Pipe Cleaner Notebook: Teens will enjoy going back to school with this fun and fuzzy styled notebook. A layer of brightly colored pipe cleaners will jazz up any composition book. Welcome back school days in style!


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



New! Build a Minecraft Themed Play Space: Kids can let their imaginations run wild when they build their own Minecraft themed play space. Kids can create their own characters using graph paper and markers or use paper ones printed in advance. Colorful stories are sure to come out of this fun program offering!

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


New! Build a Mosaic City: Kids 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! Rainbow Mosaic: Kids will enjoy celebrating St. Patrick's Day (or any day) while creating this colorful rainbow themed mosaic. Who needs a pot of gold when you'll have a beautiful sun catcher lighting up your window with color on a daily basis.

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



New! Layer Cake Construction!: Kids will enjoy learning about fractions while they construct the ultimate layer cake using air dry clay. 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! Cherry Blossom Painting on Glass: Kids will enjoy welcoming in the spring and summer months by creating a lovely painting of a cherry blossom tree inside a glass picture frame. Cherry blossom flowers come in so many pretty pastel shades, pink, blue, yellow, white. This would make a great Mother's Day gift!

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

*This program was created by librarian request!


New! Snowman Candle: Kids will enjoy creating a "candle" that holds a mini battery operated tea light inside. Paint, clay and glitter add up to a fun winter project for all!

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


New! Playful Painted Rocks: Everyone will enjoy mixing up some fun colors and patterns before painting them onto four smooth rocks. These would look great on a desk or just to add a splash of color anywhere!

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


New! Mickey Mouse : Everyone will enjoy learning about Mickey Mouse through stories before painting four iconic symbols of America's most beloved mouse onto board using acrylic paints.

*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! 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! Upcycled Tin Can Container: Have fun upcycling a plain tin can by covering it with paper, fabric petals, string and more. This would look great holding fresh flowers or pencils and pens.

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



New! Moon Phase Bottle: Everyone will enjoy painting a bottle with acrylic paints before stamping the phases of the moon on top, using a contrasting color.

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


New! Fun Valentine: Everyone will enjoy painting the backs of these fun ceramic shapes: a star, a heart and more to choose from. Once finished, these fun shapes can be strung up and hung on a wall for display.

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


New! Winter Themed Clay Ornaments: Everyone will enjoy decorating the back of pre-glazed ceramic ornaments with acrylic and glitter paints. These will add a fun and festive touch to the holiday season.

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


New! MLK Jr. Day Ceramic Puzzle Pieces: All ages will enjoy decorating ceramic pieces that fit together like a puzzle to commemorate Dr. King's work towards bringing people together as a nation. Young patrons will enjoy listening to the story: "I Have a Dream."

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


New! Upcycled Pumpkin Book Table Topper: All ages will enjoy decorating a book that has been upcycled into a fall table centerpiece. Welcome the fall in with style!

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


New! Fall Pumpkin Wall Hanging: Kids will enjoy using acrylic paints to decorate a burlap banner with a fall harvet pumpkin. This would look cool in any child's room.

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


New! Decorate Halloween Themed Ceramic Cut-Outs: All ages will enjoy decorating three ceramic, Halloween themed characters with acrylic paints. Let the fall festivals begin! 

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


New! Decorate Ceramic Starfish Shapes: Everyone will have a blast painting the back side of a ceramic starfish using acrylic paints. The front of the starfish is pre-decorated with glaze and recycled bottle glass pieces, which gives the clay a smooth finish and beautiful color. 

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


New! Lighthouse Tea Candle Light: Kids will enjoy creating a lighthouse themed tea light holder that is perfect for adding a soft glow on a mantle or table top. This is an easy and fun program for all.

*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! 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! Sparkle CD Ornament: Everyone will enjoy applying cut up cd pieces onto the outside of an acrylic ornament. This is the perfect craft for celebrating the holiday season!

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


New! Sea Glass Painted Glass Vase: Have fun mixing food coloring with special glue to create the beautiful colors of sea glass on top of this vase. Let the light shine through and enjoy the glowing colors.

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


New! Driftwood Beach Tree: Everyone will enjoy painting and assembling a festive holiday tree. Wire, wood pieces and paint add up to a lovely wall hanging that will welcome the holiday months!

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



New! Minecraft themed Tote Bag: This program was created by librarian request! Kids will enjoy cutting felt into shapes that pieced together onto a canvas tote bag form a Minecraft character. Make a "Creeper", "Steve" or make up your own Minecraft themed Character! 

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

*Be sure to check out Vincenza Sena's Minecraft program too! Look under her page tab.


New! Glitter Ring Dish: Kids will have a great time decorating a glass dish with glitter and glue. This decorative dish would look stunning in any room and or makes a great gift for the holidays.

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


New! Spooky Tea Light Candle: Kids will enjoy decorating a cardboard candle form (that holds a mini tea light) with paint before adding spooky Halloween clay characters for added fun!

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



New! Spooky Ghost Pillow: Everyone will enjoy working with burlap, paint and fiber fill as they create a spooky ghost pillow complete with a "boo flag" message that is perfect as a decorative wall hanging to welcome in Halloween!

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



Zinnia Pine Cone Flowers: Kids 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



Glam Holiday Vase: Kids will enjoy working with glue, holiday paper cut outs and crystalized salt as they create this festive holiday vase that is a treat for the eyes!

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



New! Brush Bot Racers: Kids will love creating a mini Brush Bot Racer, which combines science and art together in this fun program. Teens will decorate their bots before bristle brush "feet" are added along with an optional ride on clay critter. Next, teens design a cardboard racing ring to watch their bots go and or challenge them by building tunnels and ramps!

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





Candy Corn themed Tea Light: Kids 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 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


NYC Bicycle Map Vase: Kids will enjoy decorating a vase using printed maps from NYC. Have fun marking your favorite places to visit in NYC by learning more about decoupage techniques.

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


Decorative Valentine Ball: Kids 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 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



Pokemon Go Wheelbarrow: Kids will enjoy decorating a small wooden wheel barrow in the style of the Pokemon Go craze. Paint stickers and markers make this craft a hit for all!" Get a decorative Pikachu & Meowth card along with this project!

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


Pokeball String Art: Kids will love working with pins, string and yarn on a cardbboard round as they create a "Pokeball" themed string art design. "Gotta catch them all!"

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


New! Butterfly Wing Pendant & Box Set: Kids will enjoy choosing from a selection of pre-printed butterfly wings as the centerpiece for a cobachon pendant necklace. Next, kids will decorate a lovely butterfly themed gift box to hold their new necklace!

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


New! Spooky Luminaries: Kids will enjoy drawing Halloween themed images onto tissue paper before gluing them around mini glass luminaries. Each child makes three luminaries, complete with mini battery operated tea lights. This program is fun for all.

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


New! Haunted Landscape: Kids will have a spooky blast when they create this mixed media painting which combines sand, glue, paint, and wire trees. Kids also learn how to create the illusion of depth when creating this spooky little landscape painting.

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



New! Snowman on the Beach: Kids will enjoy creating this mixed media painting which combines sand, glue, paint, shells and crystals. Imagine a snowman on the beach then think of the book, Snowmen at Night! Fun is in store for all!

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


New! Winter Landscape: Kids will enjoy creating this mixed media painting which combines sand, glue, paint, wire and crystals. Imagine a winter forest with trees, a snowman and whatever else your imagination comes up with. This mixed media project is fun and engaging for all participants.

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



New! Beach Love: Let kids take a piece of the beach home with them when they create this wonderful mixed media project that combines paint, sand, glue, shells and mosaics on canvas board. Kids are sure to remember this fun craft!

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



DIY Sports Box: Kids 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


Sporty Backpack Clip: Kids will enjoy creating sports themed beads before stringing onto cord for a fun and fashionable backpack charm. This program is great for summer or back to school!

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



New! Under The Sea Mosaic On Glass: Kids will enjoy transforming a 5" x 7" picture frame into a magical under sea adventure. Materials include mosaic glass pieces, sliced agate stone, sand, shells, paint and glue. Your patrons will be amazed with how easy and beautiful this project is to make.

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



New! Ice Cream Bar Mosaic: I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. This delightful, ice cream bar themed mosaic on canvas board will be a hit with kids of all ages!

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



Steam Punk Tree Painting: Decorative paper is layered with a cardboard tree plus watch hands, nuts, bolts and dials. All this adds up to a steam punk inspired, vintage tree project. Very cool and fun to make!

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


New! Mosaic Sea Horse: Kids will enjoy working with beautiful mixed mosaic pieces as they create a sea horse floating in a colorful water world. Mosaics, glue, glitter and paint applied to canvas add up to fun and creativity.

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





Sports themed String Art: Kids will love creating a baseball or basketball string art design. Small brads are pressed into a cork round before string is wrapped back and forth in order to create this fun and sporty design.  

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


Clay Soccer Themed Organizer: Kids will enjoy working with air dry clay as they form an oval shaped pot and lid, perfect for hold small items. Kids can then decorate their container using bright paint colors. This is sure to be a hit for summer.

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



New! Agate Sea Turtle Painting: Kids will enjoy choosing a sliced agate from a variety of colors and using it to form the body of a sea turtle swimming out to the sea in this summer themed, mixed media painting program.

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


Starbucks themed Frappuccino Charm: Teens will love using mixed materials to create a mini frappuccino shaped coffee charm that is perfect for hanging from a backpack or set of keys. Who doesn't want to carry around a mini frappuccino?

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


Easter Egg Ornament: Kids will love covering a styrofoam egg with colorful buttons and glue. Add a fun ribbon and you have the perfect accent for celebrating the holiday!

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


Dad Rocks Picture Frame: Kids will love creating this fun frame for Father's Day. Kids will combine natural rocks with glue over a wood frame. Don't miss out on this one!

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


Emoji themed Bulletin board with push pins: Teens will love creating a fun bulletin board complete with polymore clay shaped emoji themed push pins. This program invites fun for all! 

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


New! Deep Diving Fish: Kids will love decorating reclaimed wood using pebbles and glue. Next, add colorful paint patterns to cardboard fish and you end up with a beautiful wall hanging, perfect for celebrating the spring and summer months.

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


New! Emoji Tea Light Luminaries: Kids will love creating a set of two emoji themed tea light holders with two tea lights to go with them! Easy to create. This combination is great for back to school or anytime.

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


Emoji themed Easers: Kids will have a blast working with polymer clay as they sculpt their favorite emoji themed characters into clever erasers. 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


Tissue Paper Flower Collage: Kids will enjoy listening to the book: Mix it Up! by Herve Tullet before cutting and tearing tissue paper up to create a colorful flower collage. Welcome in spring with this bright and cheery project. 

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


New! Colorful Patterned Pots: Kids will enjoy working with fabric scraps as they decoupage clay pots using glue. This program is both fun and creative.

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



New! Mosaic Bird House: Kids will enjoy a book reading before decorating wooden bird houses using a wide variety of mosaics, glue and paint. This is the perfect program for spring and summer.

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


New! Button Wreath: Kids will enjoy arranging and gluing buttons onto a fabric backing as they create this charming relief design made from buttons. This make a great spring wall hanging! 

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


New! Patriotic Flag made from Reclaimed Wood: Kids will enjoy painting with red, white and blue paints on reclaimed wood. Starfish add a festive touch to this fun project.

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



New! Mosaic Shadow Box Letter: Kids will love creating a mosaic letter that will look stunning displayed 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



New! 2 X Mosaic Coaster Set: Kids will enjoy working with mosaics on a wood base as they create a set of two coasters each. Rocks, tiles, shell chips or mosaics will entice patrons in this fun and creative program offering.

*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



New! Donut Shaped Phone Charm: Teens & tweens will love working with polymer clay as they create a colorful donut shaped phone charm. This is sure to be a hit for everyone!

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


New! Sneaky Shark Painting: Kids will love creating a shark themed painting that incorporates sand and shells into the painting. This program will be a summer hit!

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


New! Sand Castle Painting: Kids will love mixing real sand into their paint as they create a sand castle themed painting on canvas board. The sandy texture is perfect for the subject matter. Add mini seashells for embellishments and you have a summer hit!

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


New! Pretzel Shaped Necklace Pendant: Kids will love working with polymer clay as they create a twisted pretzel complete with "salt" sprinkles. This is sure to be fun for everyone!

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



New! MLK Peace & Friendship Pins: Kids will hear about the history of peace activist Martin Luther King Jr. through a read aloud story. Next, kids will paint puzzle pieces and turn them into a pin to symbolize diversity, unity and peace in honor of the national holiday celebrating the life of Dr. King.

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


New! Donut Shaped Charm Bracelet: Kids will love working with polymer clay as they create a colorful bracelet including six donut shaped charms. This is sure to be a child pleaser.

*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: Kids 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! Mini Sandals Bracelet: Kids will working with polymer clay as they create tiny sandals that will be attached to a chain bracelet. Each bracelet is completed with a little charm. Beat the winter blahs with this fun program offering!

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


New! Hand Painted Shell Necklace: Kids will enjoy painting a sea shell with paint, adding embellishments and a pretty chain. Welcome spring with this fun program. This necklace would make a great Mother's Day gift as well.

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


Birch Trees Painting: Everyone will enjoy creating this birch tree themed craft using wooden sticks, glue and paint. Show it off in the included wood picture frame! 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! Driftwood Beach Relief: Kids 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.

*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: Kids will enjoy collaging sea shell pieces onto a rustic piece of wood as they create a serene ocean themed relief. 

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


Citrus Wall Hanging: Capture a slice of summer by painting a citrus themed image over a framed burlap circle. This would be a bright spot to view in any room of your home. Great fun for both adults and children.

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



Easter themed Egg Shell Craft: Everyone will enjoy painting eggshell pieces with vibrant watercolors as they create a festive holiday wall hanging. Be sure to contact Catherine about this fun craft.

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




New! Festive Holiday Ornaments: Kids will delight in decorating a spherical shaped holiday ornament using a mixture of glue, glitter, yarn and sea shells. This program is sure to be a hit for everyone!

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


New! Build a Holiday Tree Ornament: Kids have a blast decorating a soft, tree shaped ornament using charms, beads, buttons, glitter, sprinkles, shells and more! Let the holidays begin with this engaging craft!

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


New! Rustic Sea Glass Sailboats: Kids will enjoy building three sailboats using sea glass and positioning them on top of a rustic piece of wood. This project would look beautiful in a child's room.

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




New! Milk & Cookies Clay Pendants: Milk and cookies go together just like well, you know the answer! Kids & Teens will have a blast using polymer clay to make these cute pendant necklaces. This is sure to be a hit for everyone!

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


New! Ice Cream Pens: These ice cream pens are the perfect treat for back to school cool! Kids will enjoy working with polymer clay as they sculpt four scoops of "ice cream" over the exterior of a working pen. Glitter and seed beads finish off this fantastic project that is sure to be a winner with patrons!

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


New! Fun Fruit Tins: These fruit decorated metal tins are perfect for back to school fun but would also make great gifts for family of friends. Kids will enjoy working with polymer clay as they sculpt fruit themed shapes onto the exterior of a metal tin! This promises fun for all!

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




New! Coastal Letter on Canvas: Kids will enjoy creating a beach style letter on canvas. Sand, mini shells, and acrylics will remind everyone that we're from Long Island and beaches are always nearby.

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


Librarian Favorite! Mosaic Sun Catcher: Kids will enjoy working with glass mosaics as they design a lovely sun catcher over a glass window framed with wood.

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





New! Holiday Wreath: Kids will enjoy creating a beautiful wreath using cut pine or holly branches. A variety of materials will be provided for patrons to add holiday sparkle and shine to their unique wreath design.

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


New! Holiday Wreath: Kids through adults will enjoy creating a beautiful wreath using cut pine or holly branches. A variety of materials will be provided for patrons to add holiday sparkle and shine to their unique wreath design.

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




New! DIY Garden Stepping Stone: Kids will enjoy embedding colorful shells, marbles, tiles & glass nuggets into quick drying cement as they create a beautiful garden stepping stone. This is sure to be a hit for everyone!

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


New! No Sew Fast Food Pillows: Kids will have a blast when they create pillows that look like fast food items. Pizza, burgers, hot dogs, the choice is theirs! Easy and fun to do. This is sure to be a hit for everyone!

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



New! No Sew Emoji Pillows: Kids & Teens will enjoy expressing themselves when they create two emoji style pillows! Easy and fun to do. This is sure to be a back to school hit for everyone!


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



New! Spooky (Fake) Candle Craft: Kids will enjoy creating a Halloween themed candle that's really just a battery operated tea light nestled inside a cardboard tube! Paint, Model Magic clay and moss are easy and fun embellishments that add up to a great holiday craft!

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


New! Pop Message Magnets: Teens will enjoy using peel and stick foam sheets,markers and magnets to create a set of four playful magnets that are perfect for back to school fun!

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


New! Day of the Dead Mini Luminaries: Kids will enjoy celebrating Dia de los Muertos with this super fun and easy craft. Kids will use pencils and markers to decorate ping pong balls before attaching them to battery operated tea lights (3 per child). This is sure to be a holiday hit for everyone!

*This program is offered exclusively by Doris. Contact Doris directly: 516-317-9654 or 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
 


Mosaic Turkey Mixed Media. Thinking of fall already...children will enjoy tracing their 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
 


TMNT Cork Board: Kids will have a blast decorating a cork board using paint and mixed materials with the theme of characters from the popular show: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This program would be great fun for boys and girls!

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

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


TMNT Chalkboard: Teens will have a blast decorating a board using chalkboard paint and mixed materials with the theme of characters from the popular show: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This program would be great fun for boys and girls!

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

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


Totally Tubular Bracelets: Kids will have have some summer fun when they create these colorful tubular bracelets filled with water and glitter. 

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

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


Mini Book Magnets: Kids will have fun using mixed materials to create a set of up to six mini book magnets. These are perfect for sharing favorite books and or decorating school lockers! 

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


Big Burger Message Board: Kids will have a blast transforming a 12" x 12" cork square into a fun burger shaped message board. Not only is this a great choice for Father's Day, it would be a summer hit as well! Wooden push pins and foam mounting tape are included with each project for this program.

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


Small Sea Shell Tray: Kids will enjoy using sea shells, small tiles, ocean colored paint, grout and hemp cord to decorate this lovely tray measuring 8" x 4 1/2". Grout will hold all the pieces firmly in place inside the tray bottom.

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


Super Hero Clay Charms! Kids can create their own version of a Superman or Aquaman robotic style super hero charm using polymer clay. This fun craft is perfect for kids in grades 5th and up.

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


Zap Lamp: Kids or teens will have fun decorating a lamp with a pop art or super hero themed message. Brighten up your kids or young adult programming selections with this fun program offering!

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


Super Hero Themed Box Craft: Kids and teens will enjoy cutting and decoupaging super hero fabric printed with images of Batman, Superman & Spiderman onto a useful storage box. Perfect for hiding secret supplies of "Kryptonite". Exciting fun for all!

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


Pop Message on Canvas: Teens will get a kick collaging a "pop art" themed message onto canvas. This program is easy and fun as teens use paper, Mod Podge glue/sealant and paint to make a bold statement! 

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


Silver Button Basket: Kids will have 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


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


Life's a Beach Mosaic Painting: Kids will enjoy using mosaic tiles and glass to create a lovely beach side landscape complete with beach huts sitting near the ocean. This program will be a summer hit with kids!

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


Cherry Blossom Paper Lantern: Kids will enjoy decorating a paper lantern using markers and acrylic paint. This program is perfect for celebrating the Chinese New Year, welcoming in spring or makes a great Mother's Day gift. Let the fun begin!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Good Luck Chinese New Year Box: Kids will enjoy creating this good luck Chinese New Year themed box. Stickers representing good luck, vibrant red ribbon and mixed materials are combined to make this beautiful box. This all adds up to a fun, winter themed craft.

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



Mosaic Gift Box: Kids will enjoy painting a (jewelry sized box) with glitter and Mod Podge before creating their own beautiful mosaic mixture design onto the box lid. The finished box makes a lovely gift or would be wonderful for holding small treasures.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 

Fall Harvest Burlap Pumpkin: Teens will enjoy creating a fall themed pumpkin using felt, a cork stem and burlap. This makes a fun, fall themed decoration!

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


Winter Snowflake Boxes: Kids will enjoy painting boxes with winter themed colors before adding paper snowflakes on top. This winter craft makes a great gift and is fun for all.

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


Comic Book Magnets & Key Chain Craft: Kidss will enjoy selecting images out of comic books for use in designing their own magnets (3 per person) along with a key chain (1 per person). This craft is an excellent choice for the 2015 summer reading theme!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Fall Turkey Sculpture: Kids & Teens will enjoy building a turkey sculpture using a pine cone, leaves, feathers and other fun embellishments in this fall themed, fun craft.

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


Peanuts Themed Treasure Box: Kids will enjoy decorating a box with Peanuts themed characters, hemp twine, decoupage and glue are all you need for this fun craft!

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


New! Pumpkin Stamp Treat Bag: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating their own pumpkin stamp and using it to create a fun pumpkin print on top of a canvas tote. These decorated bags will be perfect for collecting holiday treats.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Little Bird Ornament: Kids will enjoy creating a whimsical little bird ornament using a bead, a branch, plus felt and paper embellishments for this fun, winter themed craft.

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


Good Luck Goldfish: Mixed Media. Looking for a creative program to help kids and teens celebrate the Chinese New Year? Look no further, this mosaic goldfish is fun to make and who knows... it may bring you good fortune in the New Year!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Keith Haring inspired Dream Lamp: Mixed media. Kids will have a blast decorating their own lamp using the art of Keith Haring for inspiration. Each lamp comes wired and includes a light bulb.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Enchanted Forest: Mixed Media. Children will enjoy listening to stories about garden fairies before creating a three dimensional forest filled with fairies, gnomes, and any magical creatures that children can dream up.This is a great program for ages 5 and up.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Mosaic Butterfly: Kids will enjoy learning about the symmetry of butterfly wings before using mosaic pieces to create their own mosaic butterfly design on canvas This program is suitable for children ages 6 and up.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Sweet Dreams Ice Cream Sculpture: Mixed Media. Children will enjoy using Model Magic clay to create realistic looking ice cream treats. Pretend sprinkles, and colored "syrup" will top off this dreamy looking sculpture. Kids will love this and so will you.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Mosaic Initial on Canvas: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating a large letter of their choice using mosaics and paint. Glass mosaics, faux gems, baubles, beads and buttons will be used in this creative craft that is the perfect for back to school and more!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Mosaic Mirror: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating a mosaic mirror. Brightly colored glass mosaics, faux gems, baubles, beads and buttons will be used in this creative craft that is perfect for celebrating Mardi Gras, Mother's day, Father's day and more!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 



Glitter Globe Journal: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy creating a snow globe themed image for the cover of this journal. The best part is that the glitter really moves with a gentle shake. This makes a great back to school craft.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 



Spooky Forest: Children will enjoy listening to fall themed stories before creating their own spooky themed forest using sticks, clay and embellishments. Great Halloween fun for all!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Metal Washer Bracelets: Everyone will enjoy painting metal washer using colorful nail polish before threading the washers onto a leather cord. The end result is a stunning bracelet. 

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



Luck of the Irish Brush Head Figure:Mixed Media. Kids and teens will enjoy creating a leprechaun themed character using a hardware store paint brush and some Model Magic clay. 

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Spooky Brush Head Figures: Mixed media. Kids will love creating these brush head figures. Basic paint brushes will be transformed into spooky or friendly figures using Model Magic, foil, and embellishments. Crazy designs and spooky fun is what this program is all about.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Thankful Turkey: Mixed Media. Kids will enjoy working with Model Magic as they create this thankful friend just in time for the holidays!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 


Candy Wrapper Journal: Mixed Media. Why go to school with a boring journal when kids can jazz up the covers of a journal by adding candy printed paper on top. A great back to school project!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 



Gadget Holders: Mixed Media. These protective holders are great for cell phones, Ipods, or even a Nintendo DS player. Clip one onto your backpack, belt loop or handbag and you're good to go! *Patrons should bring one gadget to the program to ensure an accurate size and fit.


Underwater Submarine Diorama: Mixed media diorama based on the picture book: Alistair Underwater by Marilyn Sandler.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 




Ride a Wave: Mixed media. Kids will enjoy using Model Magic as they sculpt a large wave and position a small animal riding the wave. Fun for all!

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 





Art Museum Diorama: Inspired by a book about the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This program is offered exclusively by Doris Benter. Please contact her directly: 516-317-9654 or via email: djbenter@libraryarts.com 

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