National Geographic Presents the Life ofAbraham Lincoln
This brief video is about the life of America's 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. It gives good basic facts about Lincoln's Life as well as old photographs. Great video to introduce Lincoln to students.(2:58)
Before He Became President , Lincoln Was A Lawyer
This video gives background information on how being a lawyer prepare Lincoln to be the President. It shows how Lincoln turned negatives into positives by educating himself. Some artifacts shown.
Learn French - Professions, Part 1
The instructor recites various careers in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. It is well-produced with clear sound.
Making a Bumble Bee
Instruction on how to make a paper bumblee with the use of paper, markers, a glue stick and other miscillaneous crafts materials. Ideal for ages 7 or older.
How to Make a Birthday Card
Instructions for making a birthday card. This video provides a demonstration on how to decorate the card with stamping
techniques and circle cutters. Also Learn about using two-way glue when making birthday cards.
How to Make 3-D Birthday Cards
Learn how to create a birthday card with a 3-D gift popping out. An elementary school teacher explains the materials needed to make a 3-D birthday card which include paper, markers, tape or glue and scissors and then demonstrates how to make the card.
How to Paint a Valentine's Day Card for Kids
Learn how to make a Valentine's Day card using paint from our expert in this free crafts video on making Valentine's Day cards and crafts for kids. Courtney Hester, the instructor in this video, has a degree in elementary education. (01:49)
Shel Silverstein-"The Giving Tree" In Sign Language-Student Created Video
Student-Created Video- The popular children's book, The Giving Tree, is told in American Sign Language as part of class assignment. No voice, text or illustrations are used in the story. (04:32)
Another Alphabet song
A new version of the classic song. There is a colorful animation and lyrics appear on the screen. (2:23)
Essential French - Traffic
This video offers a native French speaker saying transportation-related words or phrases. Each screen has the English word or phrase at the top and the French word at the bottom. However, the video would be better served if word or phrase were said twice and if it were said slower. (05:00) This video offers vocabulary only--not complete sentences.
Learn French - Les Meubles (Furniture)
The instructor recites various furniture pieces in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. It is well-produced with clear sound. Each image is also accompanied by the French caption.
A Simple Recipe On How To Make Soap
This 2:45 minute video clearly shows what ingredients are needed as well as warnings of what not to do. This is simple enough to do for most students, but does require a heat source.
Scrapbooking Organization Ideas
Organize a scrapbook with helpful advice from a creative craftswoman
in this video. The narrator explains how scrapbooks can be organized by breaking them down into holidays, birthdays, special events and travel, each section housing photos, cards, stickers and memories.
How To Make And Design a Beaded Ring
Learn how to thread together a beaded ring with instructions from a beading teacher in this video. The beading teacher demonstrate how to make a beaded ring with a a few specialty tools and materials, such as wire cutters, round-nosed pliers, 3-millimeter spacers and a decorative crystal bead.
This project requires some fine motor skills and eye-hand cooridination and can be used for math as well. It is done slowly and is easy to follow. (02:43)
I Am A Little Tea-Pot King County Library Presents "This Old Man" Eggnog Cheesecake: Egg nog Batter Buying Silver Coins The Real Number Set - Part 2
In this short video, a librarian sings the traditional song "This Old Man" while playing his guitar as accompaniment (0:53).
In this step eggnog is pulsed into eggnog cheesecake batter using a food processor to maintain a smooth consistency. Add eggnog to the cheesecake batter.
An antique store owner explains how to decide when to buy silver coins. He says to decide which type to collect and whether
or not a rare coin is affordable or available. He gives tips on buying high-quality silver coins.
In this Language of Mathematics video the instructor continues his demonstration of the real number system and how it is broken down. He starts off by speaking of the number zero and the impact of the breakthrough of the 'discovery' of this number.
King County Library Presents "This Old Man"
Eggnog Cheesecake: Egg nog Batter
Buying Silver Coins
The Real Number Set - Part 2