Thursday, October 4, 2012

Passive Program: Button Wars

Do you own or have access to a button machine? 
Then you are minutes away from a fantastic passive program for teens!

Example: Pirates vs. Ninjas
Have the teens choose sides in the Button Wars by coming to the Reference Desk and asking for a button supporting a specific side. It's simple, quick and painless for the staff! And the best part? All you need is to count your buttons before hand and then count how many are left at the end of your "war" and there you go, instant stats!

Supplies:
Button Maker
Buttons
Facebook Flair (or you can make your own)
Poster to spread the word

Suggestions for "Wars":
Fang vs. Fur
Twilight vs. Mortal Instruments
Star Wars vs. Star Trek
Nerd vs. Geek
Spy vs. Spy
Magic vs. Tech
Harry vs. Percy
Cats vs. Dogs

*Special thanks to Kimberly, fellow YA Librarian, for coming up with Button Wars!*

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