Read. Make. Do. Kits

Read. Make. Do. kits are programs-in-a bag designed to help kids in preschool to fifth grade learn, discover, and explore until we can safely meet again at the library. Kits offer activities, supplies, and resource lists related to a theme for a specific age range.

Five kits will be available for registration beginning June 15, and another five kits will be available beginning July 20.

Available Now:

Growing Sunflowers (Ages Pre-K/Family)

Making Magic (Grades K-2)
Book List

Codes and Ciphers (Grades 3-5)
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Book List

Mindfulness (Family)

Sketch-a-Day (Family) 

Registration begins July 20:

Nature Craft & Play (Ages Pre-K)
Sidewalk Petroglyphs with Andrea Conger (Grades K-2)
Mind-Boggling Mazes (Grades 3-5)
At-Home Olympics & World Record Challenges (Family) *Please note that this kit contains Latex balloons*
Chemistry: Pretty Penny Experiments (Family)

What's included in each kit? 

Each kit includes instructions for activities, supplies, and a book list based on a theme. They are assembled by library staff using the latest health precautions (e.g. washing hands, sanitizing supplies, etc.). To preview or download extra copies of a kit handout, click the kit links above.

How can I get a kit? 

Request a kit using the form below. You may register for two kits total for your family. If the kit is listed as a "family kit", your family will only need one kit total.

You will be notified via email when your kit is ready to be picked up at your preferred pickup location's Ask Us desk*, usually within 4-5 business days. 

*Kits requested at RCL-Roseville will be held at the Ask Us desk in the Children's Room.

Read. Make. Do. Kit Request Form

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Past Read. Make. Do. Kits:
A Bee's Code (Grades K-2)
Grow Your Own Salad Garden (Grades K-5)
Play at the Park (Ages 3-5)
Pop-Up Cards (Grades 2-5)

The Read. Make. Do. Kits are funded with money from the Friends of the Ramsey County Libraries.


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