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Kids and Tweens @ Home


Your stop for programs and activities to keep kids and tweens ages socially connected and joyfully learning from home.
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Upcycle & Recycle

Join COMPAS Teaching Artist Katrina Knutson to make your own upcycled jewelry. Grab an old bike tire and get started on your own earrings!

Suggested Age: 10+

Activity Length: 20 min



  • Rubber inner-tubes (from a bike tire)
  • Wire cutters & pliers (optional)
  • Hole puncher
  • Copper jump rings (optional)
  • Earring hooks

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