What’s Been Going on at Paschalville

The past two months at the Paschalville Neighborhood library have been super fun!

Participants have engaged in a diverse range of activities including song writing, recording, beat making, storytelling, programming, pico-cricket boards, stop motion, and more.


Here’s a soundcloud playlist with some of the stories and songs we recorded in September.

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Here’s a video of the Cat Box we made with our PicoCricket Set.

The Cat Box meows when it’s shaken, giving the illusion that there is a kitten within it.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Y8gtwoHSQ0&w=560&h=315]

Within the box is the PicoCricket Set with a homemade tilt switch. The PicoCricket Set was put together and programmed by participants.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGuU_Fc0cYY&w=560&h=315]


Lately, we’ve been playing with stop motion. Participants make characters out of paper, use a camera on a tripod to take photos, and learn to edit in iMovie to put the stop motion movies together.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKea2E0ES9s&w=560&h=315]


[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUn0IEolP9o&w=560&h=315]


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