Fabulous February Break 2017 Workshops at the Noah Webster House

February School Vacation activities for kids ages 7 –12.

Please fill out these forms when signing your child up.

Health and Emergency Form (PDF)
Photographic and Video Release (PDF)
Workshop Registration Form (PDF)

Make a Terrarium and Birdhouse

 

Monday, April 10, 9 am to noon

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!

Press-and-Dry Spring Flowers

 

Monday, April 10, 1 pm to 4 pm

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!

Hearth Cooking

 

Tuesday, April 11, 9 am to noon

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

Colonial Ragdolls

 

Tuesday, April 11, 1 pm to 4pm

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.

Bath Bombs and Bath Salts

 

Wednesday, April 12, 9 am to noon

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.

Dyeing Workshop

 

Wednesday, April 12, 1 pm to 4pm

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

Hearth Cooking 2

 

Wednesday, April 13, 9 am to noon

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

No Sew Blanket & Pillow Making

 

Thursday, April 14, 1 pm to 4pm

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.

Pizza Making in a Hearth Oven

 

Friday, April 14, 9 am to noon

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 bee hive oven, colonial style.
Pizza Making in a Hearth Oven Tuesday, April 11, 1 pm to 4pm 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 bee hive oven, colonial style.

Food Preservation

 

Friday, April 14, 1 pm to 4 pm

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.