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Awesome April Break 2017 Workshops

April 10 @ 9:00 AM - April 14 @ 4:00 PM

$20 - $25

The Museum offers a series of workshops for kids during April school vacation week. On each day, there will be two 3-hour workshops for kids ages 7-12. Pack a Snack!The program fee is $25 per child, per workshop, and $20 for
museum members. Registration is required. Call the Education Department at (860) 521-5362 x 14. Bring a bagged lunch when registering kids for both sessions

Monday, April 10, 9 am to noon Make a Terrarium and Birdhouse

For both boys and girls. Spring has sprung! Grow your own herbs from seed in clay pots painted in chalkboard paint. Use chalk to identify what you’ve planted. Paint a pet rock for your garden and make a birdhouse or birdfeeder too!

Monday, April 10, 1 pm to 4pm Press and Dry Flowers of Spring

What a better way to preserve the beautiful blooms of spring than to press them into pictures to keep inside all year round!  Flower pressing is very simple, and fun! Make a bookmark out of dried flowers too!

Tuesday, April 11, 9 am to noon Hearth Cooking I

A child’s favorite. Young cooks will use colonial recipes and cook over an open hearth the old-fashioned way! (space fills up quickly)

Tuesday, April 11, 1 pm to 4 pm Colonial Rag Dolls

Hand make a traditional colonial rag doll out of scraps of material or fabric. They are one of the most ancient children’s toys in existence.

Wednesday, April 12, 9 am to noon Bath Bombs and Bath Salts

Make your own bath bomb that is fragrant and colorful. To make your bath even more luxurious make a jar of bath salts. Both make awesome Mother’s Day Gifts

Wednesday, April 12, 1 pm to 4 pm Dyeing Workshop

Learn how dye was made in colonial times, then dye a handkerchief using Sharpie pens!

Thursday, April 13, 9 am to noon Hearth Cooking II

A child’s favorite. Young cooks will use colonial recipes and cook over an open hearth the old-fashioned way! (space fills up quickly)

Thursday, April 13, 1 pm to noon No Sew Blanket & Pillow Making

Create a fleece tie blanket to snuggle and your own no sew pillow out of material and stuffing. Personalize it with decorations that you make.

Friday, April 14, 9 am to noon Pizza Making back by popular demand

Kids love pizza! They love making pizza! They love eating pizza! Make and bake pizza the traditional way in our historic beehive oven, colonial style.

Friday, April 14, 1 pm to noon Food Preservation

In colonial days vegetables were either pickled or dried. Fruits were made into jellies or jams, dried, or soaked in alcohol. In this workshop children will do both and take home what they made.

Contact Us
If you would like more information about these workshops and other programs, please call the Education Department, or email [email protected] Also, see our website at www.NoahWebsterHouse.org.

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April 10 @ 9:00 AM
April 14 @ 4:00 PM
$20 - $25


Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society
227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States


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