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2008 Library Summer Reading Program

Catch the Reading Bug

Build a Bug House!

Bring bugs to your library! People around the world keep bugs to help around the garden and even as pets. Award-winning writer and crafts designer Kathy Ceceri will show kids how to make cricket cages, ant farms, firefly lanterns and worm bins from recycled containers and crafts materials. Participants will learn how to catch bugs, how to care for them, and how to safely let them go. And everyone will get to make a quick-and-easy mesh butterfly cage to take home! Handouts with directions for all the projects shown, lists of books with fun bug facts and stories, and places to find more insect information online are included.


Kathy’s hands-on crafts workshops about history, science, math and more are popular with kids and parents alike. “Build Your Own Bug House” is a great summer activity that will lead to more exploration of all those subjects, both in the library and outdoors. Perfect for small libraries and small groups (up to 30 people), ages 7 and up.

For details, see my listing on the New York State Public Library Systems' Performers and Programs website. Other programs available too!

Crafts for Learning's "Build Your Own Bug House" program will travel to New York, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts and beyond! Contact us for details.

Build a Bug House Calendar

Build a Bug House Program Flyer (PDF)


Copyright © 2009 Kathy Ceceri