Blogger Amanda Roberson

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Can you make a happy face? How about a sad face or a scary face? Kids at the Lexington Park Library are making faces when they visit the library, all thanks to our new activity! The Circulation desk is a place where I noticed some problems with children. Children would throw temper tantrums; run out into the lobby and even try to climb the desk all while the parents were distracted with the process of checking out. I added “Mirror Mirror” to give children an interactive experience at the Circulation desk. For this activity I put three peel and stick mirrors (safe, sticker mirrors that are removable and easy to clean) on the front of the desk each with an emotion and an example of a face next to it. The object is that the children will mimic what they see and make a face for that emotion in the…