Take Home Kits

Bring a little piece of Winterloo home with you this year.

One of the key features of Winterloo each year is hands on engagement with the arts. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic we’re not able to hold our normal Winterloo festival, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get that hands on experience.

Our friend Agnes from Mindful Makers, and our friends from the Waterloo Engineering Society have created two different take home kits for you to bring a little piece of Winterloo home with you.

In order to receive a take home kit from Winterloo, visit one of the Waterloo Public Library branches listed below and ask for a kit at the door. Pickups start Saturday, January 23. No appointment necessary.


Main Library - Dupont St. Entrance
Monday to Saturday - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday - CLOSED

John M. Harper Branch - Parking Lot Entrance
Monday to Saturday - 11:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday - CLOSED

McCormick Branch
Open Wednesdays ONLY - 11:00am to 6:00pm
Monday - Tuesday, Thursday to Saturday - CLOSED
Sunday - CLOSED

There is a limited supply of take home kits which are available on a first come first served basis. Limit of 1 of each kit per child per family.

STEM Take Home Kits

by Waterloo Engineering Society

STEM take home kits! Each kit includes supplies to build a pom-pom snowball catapult and pipe cleaner snow crystals!

Kits contain everything needed for the activities and easy to follow instructions.

Needle Felting Take Home Kit

by Mindul Makers

Learn the art of needle felting! This mindful craft activity will have you happily stabbing away all of your frustrations. In a matter of minutes, you'll be able to create a one-of-a-kind sheep's wool heart. Your kit has enough material to make 2 hearts, so why not spread the love and give one to a friend! Our video tutorial will take your through the process step by step. This activity is recommended for ages 7 + and adult supervision is required as the needles are very sharp.

Watch the video below for instructions, or head to Mindful Makers for written instructions.