Posts Tagged ‘arts and crafts’

Spiders and their Webs. Oh My! Saturday, October 29 & October 31, 1:00-3:00pm, 2016

September 23, 2016

For kids: Help build a big spider web! Learn about and make one of nature’s basic connections, the spider web. Meet at the Thoreau house replica near the parking lot. Dress for the weather. All are welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult.spiderweb

Thoreau Family Pencil Making, Monday,October 10, 2016, 2:00-3:00pm

September 23, 2016

Come and learn about the Thoreau family’s pencil making business! Henry David Thoreau is a renowned as a writer and thinker, but he was also very handy. Not only did he  build his own house but he also improved the methods of pencil making in his family’s business. Join a park interpreter at the Thoreau house replica near the parking lot for a look into this little known side of Henry. We will have a pencil-making activity; children will leave with their own working pencil! Appropriate for children 6-12 accompanied by an adult.ad-pencils[1]

Kids’ Nature Creations, Tuesdays in July, 2:30-3:30pm at the Main Beach

June 23, 2016

Join a park interpreter at the main beach for fun art and craft program featuring natural themes. All materials provided. This program is for children ages 6-12. Children must be accompanied by and adult.

All Ages 19th Century Lawn Games, Thursdays, 1pm-2pm, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

June 21, 2015

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Join interpretive staff for some fun lawn games straight out of the 1800’s! Well, okay, maybe we’ve modified them slightly for safety reasons. We will meet on the lawn directly up the stairs from the back of the Bath House and next to the boat ramp entrance. These games are fun for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended: sunscreen and insect repellant to use if needed.

 

Kids’ Nature Creations at the Main Beach, Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30pm, July 7, 14, 21, & 28

June 21, 2015

oldest pencilJoin a park interpreter at the tables set up between the bike racks at the Main Beach for a fun art and craft program featuring themes related to the natural world and Walden Pond. All materials provided. This program is for children ages 5-12. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Kids’ Nature Creations at the Main Beach, Tuesdays, 12:30-1:30pm, in June (16, 23, &30)

May 30, 2015

oldest pencilJoin a park interpreter at the tables set up between the bike racks at the Main Beach for a fun art and craft program featuring themes related to the natural world and Walden Pond. All materials provided. This program is for children ages 5-12. All children must be accompanied by an adult.