Re-grow Vegetables

Here's a perfect project for the beginning of summer from Ms. Bishop (Aptos MS). Use your scraps from the kitchen to re-grow your green onions, lettuce and more!

Email libraries@sfusd.edu a picture of your plants. We'd love to see what you are growing!

Tornado in a Jar

Make your own big weather event! Ms. Simmons (Balboa HS) shows you how to make a tornado in a jar at home with simple ingredients.

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Shrink Art

Learn what kind of plastic food containers work for making a variety of kinds of shrink art and designs from Ms. E (AP Giannini MS)

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Mancala

Make your own Mancala with things you have at home, and learn about the history of the game from Ms. Philipp (Washington HS)

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

T-Shirt Bag

Create a bag out of a t-shirt with Ms. Heather (Hoover MS). No sewing required! All you need is a t-shirt and scissors!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Maze Craze

If you like solving mazes, you'll love designing your own. Get some tips from Ms. Cloues (Roosevelt MS) and her family, and challenge your friends and family with complex maze creations in person or over Zoom!

Want to share your maze? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Magic Math

Try it with a Chicken! Join Ms. Wareham and a chicken (Gordon J. Lau ES) to learn how to do a magic trick with numbers!

Want to try more projects with a chicken? Click here!

Want to share your magic trick? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

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Kitchen Musical Instruments

René Peña-Govea (Hilltop and June Jordan HS) shows you how to make some awesome musical instruments from things you probably have in the kitchen. Make some for the whole family!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a video of your music!

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Scribble Art

Make your own Scribble Art with Carolyn Hui (Yick Wo ES)

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation!

Alphabet Photography

Make the best of being stuck at home! Ms. Jeung (Wallenberg HS) shows you how to look closely for objects that form letters, take photos, then download an app to make a word collage of your pictures.

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation!

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Grow Fruit and Veggies

Grow your own fruit and veggies! Join Tracy Heffernan (Frances Scott Key ES & Frank McCoppin ES) to harvest and grow seeds from your very own kitchen!

Want to share what you grew? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture.

Make a Magic Picture

Try it with a Chicken! Join Ms. Wareham and a chicken (Gordon J. Lau ES) to make a magic picture appear!

Want to try more projects with a chicken? Click here!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Relax with Mandalas

Ms. Heather (Hoover MS) shows you how to create something beautiful and meditative.

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

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Balancing Act

Amaze your family with a magical balancing act. Learn how with Sheila Harman (Argonne ES).

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Cursive Name Aliens

Make Cursive Name Aliens with Lark Graham (Sunnyside ES)!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Make a Paper Chain

Try it with a Chicken! Join Ms. Wareham and a chicken (Gordon J. Lau ES) to make paper chains!

Want to try more projects with a chicken? Click here!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Secret Compartment Book

Turn an old book into a place to hide things and keep them safe. Get an adult to help you cut the pages safely!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

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Homemade Ice Cream

Ms. Yeung (SF International HS) shows you how to use a jar and some easy to find ingredients to make your own ice cream at home.

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Random Bouncy Balls

Put those old rubber bands to good use by making a random bouncy ball. Entertain your cats, or see if you can bounce it and catch it 10 times in a row.

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

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Fun with Magic

Learn how to do a fun magic trick with Ann Savoie (Guadalupe ES & George Peabody ES) using cards you can make yourself!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Tiny Poetry Game

Check out how Ms. Heather (Hoover MS) writes a tiny poem, then challenge a friend or family member! Share your tiny poems with libraries@sfusd.edu.

Vinagreta para Ensalada

¡Haz tu propio vinagreta para ensalada con Lisa Greenhill (Monroe ES)!

Book Art

Here's a great way to turn pages of old books into something new. Check out Ms. Volpe's (Ida B. Wells HS) creations and share yours with libraries@sfusd.edu.

Cómo Dibujar Unicornios y otras criaturas adorables

¡Aprende a dibujar con Maureen Sullivan (Dolores Huerta ES) del libro Cómo Dibujar Unicornios y otras criaturas adorables por Lulu Mayo.

Con permiso de astronave.

Turn a Penny Green

Turn pennies green with Cathy Mulligan (Miraloma ES & Paul Revere School).

Inspired by Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers.

Window Art

Make colorful, framed artwork and share some beauty with your neighbors out your window.

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Spicy Snack

Try a healthy and easy snack to make at home, with Mr. Lamb's (Independence HS, Alvarado ES) instructions for spicy chickpeas.

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Make Beats with a Pencil

Know how to pencil tap? Want to learn? Practice at home and send in your beats to libraries@sfusd.edu.

Upcycle Your Cereal Box

Create bookmarks from your empty cereal box. Save your page and save the Earth!

Create Fun Color Names

Make up fun color names with Ann Savoie (Guadalupe ES & George Peabody ES)!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture.

Amazing Card Trick

Learn how to do a self working card trick with Cory Wareham (Gordon Lau ES)!

Want to share your card trick? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture.

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Let's Make a Pinwheel

Make a pinwheel with Julie Ridley (Sheridan ES)!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

More Flip Book!

Here's a follow up to Mr. Yacobellis's first flip book video (below) with more tips on how to make yours pop.

Build a Ring with Pringles

Use your STEM thinking to create a Pringles ring. Share a picture of your success with libraries@sfusd.edu.

Make a 3-Hole Sketch Book

Need a place for your journal writing? sketches? ideas? Make this 3-Hole sketch book and fill it with your creativity.

Secret Messages

Here's a way to encrypt and decrypt text messages you and a friend send to each other.

Two-Minute Monsters

What kind of scary or silly creature you can draw--in just 2 minutes?

Inspired by Lynda Barry's Making Comics.

Origami Hearts

Share some love by folding an origami heart with Ms. A (Everett) and get creative with how you leave them around the house.

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Catapults

Make a catapult with Lark Graham (Sunnyside ES)!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Paper Airplane Physics

What makes a paper airplane fly far and straight? Try this model, then create your own and share with libraries@sfusd.edu.

Shrink it!

Let Ms. Friel (Presidio) show you how to create a "shrinky dink" image of your celebrity crush

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

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Create a puzzle

Create your own puzzle at home with Sheila Harman (Argonne ES).

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

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Make a Mini Book

Make a mini book of your own with Miss Annie Savoie (Guadalupe ES & George Peabody ES) using just one piece of paper and a pair of scissors!

Want to share what you made? Email libraries@sfusd.edu with a picture of your creation.

Stop Motion Animation

Create movie magic using an iPhone or iPad and the free iMovie app.

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Homemade Pixelator

Shake up your screen by transforming it into art. Watch Ms. Cloues (Roosevelt) show you how.

Flip Books

Create a fun animated classic with materials from around your house.