Past Meetup

Care of Magical Creatures (Practical Lesson)

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Help homeless animals in our area and exercise your creativity with this hands-on Care of Magical Creatures Lesson! Meet up at Kings Park Library and make toys to donate to the shelter residents at the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (and keep a few for our own pets at home)!

Please bring some of the items from the “supplies needed to make toys” list below. Please also consider bringing a donation from the “items to donate” list below. Adrian will deliver the toys we make at the meetup and the other donations to the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. Care of Magical Creatures games will also be available to play.

Supplies needed to make toys:

(Click here to see toy making instructions & what supplies go together.) (

• Empty, clean water bottles

• Old, clean socks

• Polarfleece scraps

• Empty toilet paper and paper towel tubes

• Duct tape

• Tennis balls

• Twine

• Newspaper

• Ping-Pong balls

• Clean corrugated cardboard boxes approximately 18” long x 12” high x 12” deep

• Non-toxic markers for decorating toys

• Scissors

• Construction paper

Items to donate:

• Cat treats

• Dog treats

• Small animal treats

• Hotdogs (any kind will do)

• Shoe boxes/ smaller boxes

• Ziploc bags (sandwich size)

• Paper towels

• Paper grocery bags

• Catnip

• Blankets and towels

• Hand soap

• Cardboard rolls

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