Missions
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Mission Badge
100 Things To Do Before Kindergarten
1,000 Books

List of fun things to do with your child before they enter kindergarten.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Adult Create Your Own Adventure
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Make your own adventures by checking things off your bucket list! Does your bucket list include visiting a museum, restaurant, or park? Or maybe visiting someplace new? Share the top five things on your bucket list that you hope to accomplish this summer below. Go forward and adventure!

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Mission Badge
Share Your Story
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Little ones have active imaginations! Have your child tell you a story and fill in the questions below based on the story they told you.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 1: Thank You Notes
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

What you need: • pens, pencils • writing paper • stamps Many workers on the frontline have been putting their lives at risk during this time of uncertainty, especially grocery store staff. Your local and state government officials have been making difficult decisions for citizens. These are both difficult jobs to do during a stressful time. Consider writing a note to a government office, school, grocery store, or hospital, or even to your mail delivery person.To complete this mission, tell us who you sent thank you letters to. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 2: Monstrous Construction
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

What you need: ● assorted junk ● masking or duct tape Everyone has unwanted junk around their house. Find some of that junk and use it to build your own monster. Some examples: a large swatch of fake fur, sticks, plastic tubing, newspaper, bubble wrap, aluminum foil—anything! Use your imagination to create your own monster and give it a name!To complete this mission, upload a picture of your creation and tell us it’s name and any other details.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 3: Writing Prompt
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Choose your favorite fairytale or folktale that you know. Now rewrite it as if you were the main character. Would you make the same choices as the original character? How would the story change? Now rewrite it as if you were the villain. Would you be as vile as the original? How would your terrible actions change? Would you be redeemed at the end?To complete this mission, paste your answers into the submission box below.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 4: Playlist
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Create a playlist for your favorite book, graphic novel, fairytale or folktale. Walk us through the major events of the story, and what song you would pair with each scene. Your playlist should be at least 6 songs long.To complete this mission, paste your playlist with scene pairings into the submission box below.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 5: Time Capsule
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

What you need: • Container with lid• Glue or duct tape• Various personal itemsTake a snapshot of what life looks like now and preserve it for the future. In this activity, you can capture and preserve your life for the future. Possible items to place in time capsule • Letter to your future self—describe yourself, your hopes for the future, and any predictions you might have for your life. • Photos of friends, family, pets, house, school,car—whatever is important to you at this time. • Newspaper articles showing current events or trends. Both local and world news. • Letters—ask family members to write a letter to you, talking about the current day or about what they hope for the future. Friends can also contribute letters. These should be sealed unread and placed in the time capsule. • Filled journals or paper calendars. • Price tags of items/store receipts (to see how prices change). •Items that are important to you. Suggestion: Label these items because you might not remember why it was important to. • Movie ticket stubs.The capsules don’t need to be buried, but seal them with glue or tape and store them in a safe place until the time comes to open them.Make sure to label them with the date it can be opened, and feel free to decorate it before you put it away. Open it in 10 years!To complete this mission, take a picture of your time capsule, and briefly describe what you put inside.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 6: Who is Your Hero
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Think about who your hero was when you were a child, teen,and who your hero is now. How have the qualities you use to describe a hero changed over time?To complete this mission, paste your answers into the submission box below.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 7: Scene It
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Recreate a fairytale, folklore, or famous book scene. Gaming fan? Do it in Minecraft, Animal Crossing, or Roblox. Artist? Draw us a picture or a comic book page. Cosplay more your thing? Dress up as your favorite character. To complete this mission, take a picture of your creation and describe it for us.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 1: Create a Fairy Garden
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Use materials from the outdoors (twigs, leaves, rocks, etc.), to make your own fairy/gnome garden. Take a hike or even a stroll through your backyard to find materials for your garden.You will need:• Small pots, cups, or glass jars (chipped tea cups make a great container!)• Dirt, moss, or pea gravel• Natural materials, such as small stones, twigs, leaves, seashells, flowers, etc.• Recycled materials, such as plastic bottle caps, straws, leftover craft items, etc.• Store-bought supplies, such as small toysFill a container with dirt/sand etc. to build your garden or you can use a large container for a family made garden.

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 1: Magic Wand Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

This week is magic week! Create your own wand out of found or recycled materials. Need some ideas? Try starting with a stick, a pencil, or a chop stick. Decorate it with paint, stickers, rubber bands - whatever you have! Then share a picture with us!Can't find the materials to make your own wand? Draw us a picture instead!

Earns You

25 Pts.
Week 1 & 2: "Underground" StoryWalk
All Programs

Visit Walters Park between June 22 and July 5 to read Underground by Denise Fleming on our StoryWalk. Enter the secret code at the end of the story to get credit for this mission!

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 1: Magical Storytime
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Miss Mary Beth's Storytime is now live on YouTube! Watch it here.Watch Miss Mary Beth's Storytime about magic, witches and wizards! Listen for the magic word, you'll need it to complete this mission.

Earns You

25 Pts.
Week 3 & 4 "Frog on a Log?" StoryWalk
All Programs

Visit Walters Park between July 6 and July 19 to read Frog on a Log?  by Kes Gray & Jim Field on our StoryWalk. Enter the secret code at the end of the story to get credit for this mission!

Earns You

25 Pts.
Week 5 & 6 "Don't Push the Button!" StoryWalk
All Programs

Visit Walters Park between July 20 and August 2 to read Don't Push the Button!  by Bill Cotter on our StoryWalk. Enter the secret code at the end of the story to get credit for this mission!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 2: Write a Ghost Story
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Maybe your town has an old tale about ghosts that you want to put down in writing or maybe you’ve heard about ghost sightings. Ghost stories are fun to write but they have distinctive features. Use this handout to establish some common features of ghost stories. You can use the graphic organizer to brainstorm ideas.Be creative!

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 2: Blanket Fort Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

This week's challenge is to build yourself your own "castle" at home! Build a blanket/box/furniture fort at home, take a picture, and share it with us!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 3: Make a Time Capsule
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Make a personal time capsule and share a photo with us!

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 2: Storytime
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Miss Mary Beth's Storytime is now live.Watch Miss Mary Beth's Storytime about castles! Listen carefully  for the magic word, you'll need it to complete this mission.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 4: Your Favorite Literary Character
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Do you have a favorite character in a book? How do they dress? What do they look like? Draw a sketch of what your character looks like. You can take it one step further and dress as that character yourself!

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 3: Pet challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Share a picture of your pet with us this week to celebrate animal week! Don't have a pet? That's ok! Share a picture of your favorite stuffed animal, a picture of a squirrel or bird you see outside, or even draw us a picture of your dream pet.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 5: Write a Haiku
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Writing a haikuWe chose for this week’s mission,so please send us yours!

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 3: Eyes of the Wild
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Meet some amazing animals in this Week's Eyes of the Wild presentation! Listen for the secret word to complete this mission. There will be two presentations - Monday July 6 at 10:00am and Wednesday, July 8 at 7:00pm.Click here to register!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 6: Make a Mini Zen Garden
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Create a peaceful and relaxing miniature Zen garden and send us a photo!

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 4: Show and Tell Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Dragons are well known to hoard and guard treasure, often found sitting atop massive piles of gold and jewels in their lairs.This week's challenge is to show us what treasure you would be guarding if you were a dragon! Do you have a collection of something? Perhaps you have a favorite rock you found on a walk, or have so many teddy bears they barely fit in your room. Take a picture, or tell us a little about it, (even better if you do both) and share it with us!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 7: Create a Playlist for a Book
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Do you have a favorite book? Movies and TV shows have music in the background to accentuate acertain feeling. Why not do the same thing for a book! Create a playlist for this book.

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 4: Dragon Storytime
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Miss Mary Beth's Storytime is now live!Watch Miss Mary Beth's Storytime about dragons! Listen carefully  for the magic word, you'll need it to complete this mission.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Week 8: Design a Stained Glass Window
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Design a stained glass window and send us a photo of your creation!

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 5: Giant Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

This week, we challenge you to create an image that makes you look like a giant, or are super tiny in a giant world! You could use dollhouse furniture, create a fairy garden outside out of found materials, or use perspective to trick the camera into thinking you are bigger or smaller than you are. Be creative!

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 5: Three LIttle Pigs Storytime
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Miss Mary Beth's Storytime will go live at 10 AM, Wednesday, July 22 on our YouTube page.Watch Miss Mary Beth's Storytime with the classic fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs! Listen carefully at the beginning for the magic word, you'll need it to complete this mission.

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 6: A Royal Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

You've been invited to a Royal Ball! Are you a King or Queen? A Dragon or a Fairy? This Ball is for everyone! Dress for the occasion and send us a picture.

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Week 6: Storytime
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Miss Mary Beth's storytime on Giants is now live!Don't forget to learn the secret word!



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