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Summer Workshops For Kids

Are you looking to beat the summertime boredom? Parents or grandparents looking to find an activity to occupy some of the children’s time this summer? Look to Hutchison House for the answer. We offer a fun alternative to full time camp programs. We start on Thursday mornings and by noon have completed something fun and exciting that your children will love to show off! Programs run from 9:30am – 12pm. The cost is $25 per attendant and pre-registration is required. For ages 6-12. Children are encouraged to bring their own snacks.

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July 11- Aquarium in a Jar

The ocean is the largest ecosystem in the world with thousands of species of plants and animals. In this activity, children will create their own small aquatic habitat and a variety of sea creatures and plants to live in it. These aquarium jars are fun to play with and will make excellent decorations.

July 18- Puppets

Puppets come in all shapes and sizes and are a great source of entertainment for all ages. In this hands-on activity, children can let their imaginations run wild while practicing a number of craft making skills. Not only are they fun to make, but the end result will provide them with hours of fun.

July 25- Pirate Treasure

In this activity, children will make their own treasure chest and a golden pirate treasure that would be worth sailing the seven seas to uncover.

August 1- Musical Instruments

In this activity, children will have the opportunity to make a variety of musical instruments that they can actually play!

August 8- Pocket-sized Picnic

Picnics are a wonderful way to enjoy the summer sun and nice weather. In this activity, children will make their own picnic basket, as well as some tiny treats to go inside it.

August 22- Flower Crowns

Making flower crowns is a time-honoured tradition that has been practiced for centuries. Children will have the opportunity to take part in this classic summer activity, using yarn to create their very own crown of flowers that will never wilt or wither.

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