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View symbols & stories of 2020 that show how COVID-19 impacted & continues to impact Topeka & Shawnee County.

Robot Puppet

Beep Beep Boop … Calling all Robot Fans! It’s time to make a robot puppet. Supplies Copy of template Thin cardboard box like a cereal or cracker box Glue stick Scissors Hole punch Colored pencils, crayons or markers String, yarn or wire: 3 pieces 5 inches long and 1 piece 15 inches long 4 Paper […]

8 Page Folded Book

An 8 Page Folded Book is a wonderful single sheet book that has many uses. At the end of the instructions are two different ways you might use this book structure. Supplies One sheet of copy paper Scissors Markers, colored pencils, crayons or pencil Step 1 Fold the paper in half lengthwise. Step 2 Open […]

Folded Castle Book

Step 5 Unfold and open the paper. Now fold it in half. (Like in Step 1) Next cut on the lines and around the towers. If  you want, you can cut the tops of the doors so they open. Be careful not to cut the doors off!