Teens, are you ready to go back to school? Need a little motivation or a stress relief? Then we might have something for you. We are pleased to provide you, yes you teens, 6 unique back-to-school Mad Skillz Grab and Go Kits that you can pickup at your nearest CPL location between the months of September - December. We hope to provide fun activities that will help you to de-stress, engage and create.
Get started with the fun in September by picking up your Mad Skillz Grab and Go kit from your local CPL location while supplies last.
- Bath Bomb Kit
- Hojalata Tin Art
- Nierika String Painting
- Water Bead Stress Ball
- Pom-pom, Wreath and More
- Chainmail Bracelet
Join teen library staff as we make some of the Mad Skillz kits right along with you. Tune in on Mondays at 6 p.m. on our YOUmedia Twitch channel.
Or check out other great DIY projects on our YouTube channel.
Check out the following resources for additional information or more ideas to enhance your skills.
Do you want to know how bath bombs work? What is the science behind these fizzy balls?
- Bath Bomb Boot Camp
- Soap Queen by Bramble Berry
- Mexican Tin Art
- Saintly and Spirited: Art Made of Tin
- Nierika Yarn Paintings from the Huichol Indians of Mexico, opens a new window
- Template Designs: Mad Skillz Latinx Pattern (small) or Mad Skillz Latinx Pattern (large)
DM us @youmediachicago so we can share your creations!
If you want additional instructions for the kits, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.