DIY Portable Galaxy

Make a portable galaxy out of simple household items!

Directions


Items Needed:

  • Jar with lid
  • Water
  • Paint (we recommend using three different colors)
  • Glitter
  • Cotton Balls
  • Spoon

Step 1:

Fill 1/3 of the jar with water.


Step 2:

Add several drops of paint.


Step 3:

Stir with spoon.


Step 4:

Stretch cotton balls (about 5) and add to jar. Press cotton balls down with spoon.


Step 5:

Add desired amount of glitter.


Step 6:

Repeat steps 1-5, using a different color of paint each time, until the jar is filled.


Step 7:

Tighten lid and shake.

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Registration Required
Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Registration Required
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FULL/Waitlist Available
Registration Required
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Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Cold Spring Branch
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Registration Required
Saturday, October 26, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Registration Required
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Registration Required
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
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Toddler Time

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
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Toddler Time

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Teen Pumpkin Painting

Registration Required
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Teen  DIY & Crafts  Holidays  

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
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Cold Spring Branch
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Registration Required
Monday, November 4, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Adult  DIY & Crafts  

Terrific Tuesdays

Registration Required
Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

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Registration Required
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Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Teen  DIY & Crafts  

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Preschool Time

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

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Newport Branch
Teen    DIY & Crafts      

Washi Tape Art

Registration Required
Thursday, November 7, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
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Saturday, November 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Cold Spring Branch
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Stuffed Animal Story Time

Registration Required
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Donuts with Grownups

Registration Required
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cold Spring Branch
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Terrific Tuesdays

Registration Required
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Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Wood Necklaces

Registration Required
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alexandria Branch
Adult    DIY & Crafts      

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Toddler Time

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

Sharpie Watercolor

Registration Required
Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch
Teen  DIY & Crafts  

Little Prodigies - Fall Leaves Mobile

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Newport Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  

Preschool Time

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Cold Spring Branch
Children  DIY & Crafts  Story Times  

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