Watch to learn how to make an apple birdfeeder!

This week’s curbside supply bags included the ingredients to make the birdfeeders. If you weren’t able to get a supply bag this week, you can follow along with these instructions.

Supplies:
½ cup birdseed
¼ cup Water
½ packet of unflavored gelatin
1 apple
1 small screw
Twine

Instructions:
1. Bring water to a boil, add gelatin, and stir until completely dissolved.
2. Mix the birdseed into this mixture.
3. Cut the apples in half lengthwise and hollow out the insides with a spoon or knife.
4. Fill each apple with birdseed mixture, set on a sheet pan, and put in the fridge for 1-2 hours or until firm.
5. Poke a screw into the top of each apple and tie a piece of twine to it.
6. Hang outside for all the birds to enjoy!

As kids are gearing up to go back to school, it’s more important than ever to understand how to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Watch Jason Fritz, MPH, of the Williamson County Cities and Health District to learn how to stay safe and healthy.

Watch to learn how to make a cake in a mug!

This week’s curbside supply bags included the ingredients to make Mug Cakes. If you weren’t able to get a supply bag this week, you can follow along with these instructions.

Supplies provided:
4 tablespoons flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 tablespoons of chocolate chips
2 tablespoons of Sprinkles
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon oil, such as vegetable or canola
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Supplies needed from home:
12-ounce microwave safe mug or larger
3 tablespoons milk
Optional toppings: mini marshmallows, whipping cream, frosting

PREPARATION:
In a 12-ounce mug or larger, mix all ingredients until just combined. Microwave on high for 90 seconds to 2 minutes, watching to make sure it doesn’t spill over. Let cool one minute before eating.

Watch to learn how to make Patriotic Pretzels!

This week’s curbside supply bags included the supplies to make 4th of July themed chocolate dipped pretzels! If you weren’t able to get a supply bag this week, you can follow along with the video using the supply list below.

Supplies provided:
pretzel rods
candy melts, white and blue
sprinkles

Supplies needed from home:
2 microwave safe mugs or bowls
spoons to stir the chocolate

Have a very safe and happy 4th of July!

Watch to learn how to make Brush Bots!

This week’s curbside supply bags included the supplies to make Brush Bots! If you weren’t able to get a supply bag this week, you can follow along with the video using the supply list below.

Supplies provided:
CR2032 lithium 3V coin cell battery (like this)
Mini vibration motor (like this)
Toothbrush head
Craft glue
Washi tape
Googly eyes
Feathers
Pipe cleaners

Supplies needed from home:
Scissors
Other decorations (optional)

We’d love to see your creations! Share them on social media and tag The Georgetown Project!

Happy creating!

Watch Lexy and Griffin to learn how to make keepsake tile coasters!

This week’s curbside supply bags included the supplies to decorate tile coasters, which make a great Father’s Day gift! If you weren’t able to get a supply bag this week, you can follow along with the video using the supply list below.

Supplies provided:
4.25 x 4.25 ceramic tile coasters
I Love You paper to color
Mod Podge
Foam brush

Supplies needed from home:
Crayons or colored pencils
Paper or photos to decorate your tile (optional)

We’d love to see your creations! Share them on social media and tag The Georgetown Project!

Happy creating!

Watch ASAP’s Calliope make homemade bubbles and bubble wands!

This week’s curbside supply bags included the ingredients to make homemade bubbles and bubble wands. If you weren’t able to get a supply bag this week, you can follow along with the video using the supply list below.

Supplies provided:
1/4 cup of dish soap
2 tsp glycerine
pipe cleaners to make bubble wands

Supplies needed from home:
1 cup of water

If you want to have more fun with bubbles, check out these links for more ideas!

Have fun!

Watch as ASAP’s Carey and her little chefs make No-Bake Oreo Truffles!

 

This week’s curbside supply bags included the ingredients to make No-Bake Oreo Truffles. If you weren’t able to get a supply bag this week, you can follow along with these instructions.

Supplies provided:
4 Oreo cookies
2 tbsp cream cheese, softened
¼ cup Sweet sweet chocolate chips, melted
Plastic Ziploc bag
Parchment paper piece

Supplies needed from home:
Small coffee mug to safely melt chocolate in the microwave
Small bowl (cereal bowl size) to mix cream cheese and crushed Oreos

Instructions:

  1. Crush cookies in a resealable plastic bag using your hands, careful to not break the bag. (Tip: Remove all the air from the bag before sealing it.)
  2. In a bowl or in the plastic bag, add cream cheese & cookie crumbs. Mix until well blended.
  3. Roll cookie mixture into balls, about 1-inch in diameter.
  4. Microwave chocolate chips in a coffee mug. Heat for 20 seconds at a time and stir. Watch closely — chocolate can burn in the microwave.
  5. Dip balls in melted chocolate the place on a wax paper-covered baking sheet.
  6. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. Store leftover truffles, covered, in refrigerator.

Enjoy!

Watch as Griffin explains this week’s kids activity!

This STEM challenge puts your creativity and engineering skills to the test, and we can’t wait to see what you come up with!

If you didn’t get one of our free curbside supply bags before they sold out, use this material list to participate from home.

Supplies needed:
large index cards
paper drinking cups
drinking straws
popsicle sticks
rubber bands
string
paper clips
pom poms

Optional supplies:
tape
stapler
scissors

Our June crafts will be announced soon, so keep an eye on our Eventbrite page to register!