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!

Watch this video to learn how to make hand painted flower pots!

Let’s make SLIME! This week’s video is extra special, because it was made by an awesome middle schooler from our After School Action Program!

You’ll see in the video how to make two types of slime: a basic slime and a fluffy slime. Included in the supply bags from Bridges to Growth are the materials to make the basic slime (glue, liquid starch, food coloring, and glitter). If you would like to make fluffy slime, you will need to add shaving cream and/or lotion from home.

If you didn’t get one of the free curbside supply bags before they sold out, use this materials list to watch along and make slime at home.

Supplies needed:
1/2 cup glue (clear or white)
4 tbsp Staflo liquid starch
food coloring

Optional supplies:
glitter
6 tbsp of shaving cream or lotion

We’d love to see your goopy, gloppy creations, so share on social media and tag us!

Bridges to Growth is offering a limited number of free curbside supply bags that you can use at home with your kiddos. Our first project is the perfect Mother’s Day gift: a handprint keychain made from Shrinky Dink plastic!

To register for future curbside supply bags, go to our Eventbrite page here.

If you weren’t able to snag one of the supply bags before they sold out, use this materials list to make your very own keychain at home.

Supplies needed:
Clear Shrinky Dink plastic
Gloss Acrylic Paint
Mod Podge (clear)
Key ring
10mm jump ring (like these)
Paintbrush
Sharpie marker
Scissors
Hole punch

Watch our new how-to video to learn how to make a special keepsake with your kids!