Come to Maritime Gloucester for a fun holiday gift making workshop for kids ages 5 through 12 years old. Participants will make 2 fun crafts using recycled materials in the Sarah Fraser Robbins Classroom. Space is limited, so register early! Parents are required to stay for this workshop - no dropoffs!
Wood, hammers and nails--add a little imagination and watch what happens! The result is always fun! All ages welcome. Those 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Perfect for kids, tweens and teens. Please register via email by November 25 at 5pm.
Ipswich Museum invites kids and their families to a Gingerbread House Workshop! The holidays wouldn’t be complete without a gingerbread house! Our hands-on, no-baking family class will supply each adult and child with all the materials needed to build your own candy decorated gingerbread house. All ages! We suggest adult assistance for children under 8. Cost: $45 per family (this includes everything you need to go home with a completely decorated house).
Join Mary Mansur, Cape Ann Waldorf School Kindergarten teacher and beekeeper at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary for a hands-on workshop to harvest honey and beeswax as we learn about the honeybee, and how humans and honeybees can support one another. Learn how the products of the beehive are utilized at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm and how the hive and the honeybee can teach people of every age. Participants will bring home a little bear filled with honey.
Kids are invited to Ravenswood Park to explore the wonder of snowflakes during this hands-on winter workshop. Attendees start inside to learn how to make ice crystal models and paper flakes and view the famous snowflake photographs of Wilson Bentley, who discovered that no two snowflakes are alike. Then, we'll get outside to explore the wintry landscape in person and catch some real snowflakes, if we're lucky!
Teens and adults are invited to the Manchester Public Library to take part in writing exercises together with leader, Sara Collins. Bring in works in progress such as poetry, short stories, etc., to share. Please register. You may attend one or both workshops.
Teens and tweens: Stop by the Children's Room and make your own pet rock! Unlike most pets, these guys won't bite, they're never hungry, and they won't have any embarrassing accidents on the floor!
Local artist, storyteller and teacher Ann McCrea will help kids use modeling clay to sculpt a rabbit or coyote! CLAY♦WORKS combines the magic of storytelling with clay sculpting. The 70-minute CLAY•WORKS program teaches kids from 1st-6th grade [ages 5-11]. Sitting in a circle on the floor, Ann tells a story which evokes their interest and creativity.
Maritime Gloucester invites kids in grades 2-5 to a vacation week session about Wind Turbines and Sail Power - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation! Do you want to build a snowflake? With salt and ice, we'll create a variety of ice sculptures using colorful frozen shapes!