Star Wars Reads

Welcome Padawans and Jedi to Star Wars Reads. Explore craft, activity, and food videos online. Stop by your library to pick up a craft kit. Visit Russell Memorial Library on July 9 from 9:00am-3:00 pm for the main event.

Links to all instructional videos will be available by 5:00 pm on July 9.

Baby Yoda in a Pod

Make a Baby Yoda in a Pod paper plate craft. Print the template at home or pick up a craft kit at your closest Chesapeake library while supplies last.

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Yoda Origami

Make Yoda origami. Visit your closest Chesapeake library to pick up a craft kit with origami paper while supplies last and follow along with the video.

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BB-8 Suncatcher

Make your own BB-8 Stained Glass to display in a window in your home!

Print the template at home or pick up a craft kit at your closest Chesapeake library while supplies last.

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Blue Milk

Make your very own Bantha blue milk at home with simple ingredients.

Build a Lightsaber

Calling all Jedi and Padawans! Learn how to make a lightsaber from a pool noodle and gift wrapping tube.

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Baby Yoda Cucumber Sandwiches

Make these tasty cucumber Baby Yoda Ears with simple ingredients at home.

Darth Vader Puppet

Create a Darth Vader Puppet. Come up with adventures for Darth Vader to go on in a puppet show. Print the template at home and follow along with the instructions and video.

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Decorate a Droid

Design a Droid! It could be your favorite Droid or your own unique creation. Print the template or visit your closest Chesapeake Public Library location to pick up a craft kit while supplies last.

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Droid Coding Game

Can you code a droid to stack cups in a fun design? Learn how here!

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Ewok Catapult

Help protect the Ewoks by building them a catapult to protect themselves. Using simple materials at home, follow along with the video or try to design your own catapult.

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Exploding Death Star

Science meets science fiction with this fun little experiment where you get to destroy a Death Star.

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Gliding Speeder

Use the template to create a unique hovercraft. Give it a push and see it glide through space. Find template and a list of materials needed to complete project on website.

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Learn More about Star Wars

Visit https://www.starwars.com/ to learn more about the world of Star Wars.

Lightsaber Shape Craft

Create a lightsaber out of paper shapes. Follow along with the video and use materials you have at home.

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Lightsaber Training Academy

Calling all Padawans and Jedi to learn to use the Force in this interactive Lightsaber Training Academy. Practice with a lightsaber of your own or visit the Build a Lightsaber video to make one.

Minute to Win It Star Wars Edition

Use the force to play these fun Star Wars themed games: Lightsaber Crystal Sort, Marshmallow Target Practice with Stormtroopers, and Balloon Balance. Play against the clock, with a friend, or as a group.

Paper Bag Chewbacca Puppet

Release your inner Chewie with this fun craft! Find craft kits at your local library while supplies last or print off a template to make your own. Use the puppet to act out your favorite Star Wars scene.

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Stormtrooper Marshmallows

Design a Stormtrooper Marshmallow with simple ingredients at home.

Super Speeder Bike

Use the templates to make a high-flying hoop glider. Show it off to all your friends and see who can make the fastest super speeder bike in the galaxy. Craft kits at local libraries while supplies last.

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Trash Compactor Cake

Create a Trash Compactor Cake at home with simple ingredients.

Use the Force

Learn how to use the force to move objects and bend water.

Yoda Ears

Make Yoda ears! Print the template at home and create your masterpiece.

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Bloopers!

Enjoy the magic and mishaps of staff filming the Star Wars Reads videos in this blooper reel.