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Pet Meet and Greet

Pet Meet and Greet

Audience: Kids/Tweens Budget: $ Collaborations: Local Humane Society and Girl Scout Troop Local partnerships are a great way to increase the expertise in your program and ease your budget. For this program, I worked with the local humane society and a girl scout troop. The […]


Retro Cartoons and Pancakes

After hosting some cooking events last summer, I realized the teens in my community didn’t have much experience cooking. Every cooking program, I’d have a teen tell me they’d never made their own meal before. You could see how proud they were of what they […]


Music Bingo

Music bingo isn’t only easy on your budget, it’s also a fun way to bring teens together and spend an afternoon sharing some great tunes. Using the fabulously simple free bingo card generator, I created six different bingo games all with the 25 songs each. […]


Zombie Lock-In

The idea of a zombie nerf gun battle was the brainchild of a librarian I worked with in Colorado. I took her initial idea and turned it into an all-night zombie fest with battles, crafts, activities, and movies. The program was advertised in advance and […]