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Create a shelter for a fantasy character of your choice in this interactive workshop. We will show some examples to get your imagination fired up. Then build your model along with the architect-educator from ArchforKids. A great family activity for all ages. 

To join the Zoom session, click here at 1:30 pm on June 5th, 2020.

Materials needed: 

  • cardboard base – can be cut from a mailing carton
  • tape - scotch or masking
  • glue stick or Elmer’s glue
  • scissors
  • construction paper
  • small recycled boxes (to make castles, cottages, etc.)
  • twigs collected outside
  • cardboard scraps to construct 3D elements

This is an open-ended challenge. Use supplies you have at home to embellish your model. Some suggestions:

  • tin foil
  • buttons
  • egg cartons, cut up
  • Playdough
  • tissue paper
  • markers and/or crayons
  • wrapping paper to cover boxes
  • Popsicle sticks & toothpicks
  • Cardboard tubes
  • pebbles & pinecones
  • and more!

 

 

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