School Holiday and Kid's Craft Workshops at the Friends' Craft Cottage

Origami for Children - School Holidays Workshops

Calling all creative kids to these wonderful workshops. Origami workshops with Kritima Chamchuen (known as Mew) – origami is an ancient art form that originated in Japan and is the creation of paper forms usually entirely by folding. Join our experienced teacher Mew in this class for kids, and she will introduce them to the basics of origami in a fun and accessible way for the young. It will seem almost magical as they learn how to transform a flat sheet of paper into a 3-dimensional form, using only hands. Learn to make some exciting new animals such as butterflies, birds or giraffes.
All paper and equipment supplied including some special handmade paper. The teacher will also have extra paper for purchase if students wish.

When: Wednesday 26 September - 2 Sessions
10 am - 11.30 am
12 noon - 1.30 pm
Where: Plant Craft Cottage, RBGV Melbourne Gardens, near H Gate 
Cost per child:  $15 (all paper and materials supplied, plus refreshments)
Suitable for ages from 7 -13 years
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL as numbers limited to 10 per workshop

BOOK ONLINE under What's On 


CREPE PAPER FLOWERS - School Holiday Workshops

by Kritima Chamchuen 

Learn to make some pretty crepe paper flowers. All paper and equipment supplied including some special handmade paper. 

When: Wednesday 3 October - 2 Sessions
10 am - 11.30 am
12 noon - 1.30 pm
Where: Plant Craft Cottage, RBGV Melbourne, near H Gate
Suitable for ages 7 - 13 years.  
Cost per child : $15
Maximum number of students: 10

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

BOOK ONLINE under What's On

 

That's so Corny! - Corn Dollies - School Holiday Workshop


A traditional figure made from straw, associated with pre-industrial harvest customs of Europe. Corn dollies were made at Harvest time from the last sheaf of corn cut.The Corn Spirit was supposed to live or be reborn in the plaited straw ornament or corn doll and was kept until the following spring to ensure a good harvest. Come and have some fun making Corn Dollies. Try making a traditional doll or something from your own imagination using corn husks and other materials. All materials provided

When: Friday 5 October 10.30 - 12.30
Age: suits children 8 to 12 years
Where: Plant Craft Cottage, RBGV Melbourne Gardens, near H Gate
Cost: $10 per child
Bookings Essential
BOOK ONLINE under What's On or download booking form below

Make A Succulent Gardens Kids' Workshop 

Calling creative kids to come to this Children's Workshop at the Plant Craft Cottage
Make a succulent garden - perfect for a gift!
When: Saturday October 13 10 am to 12 noon 
Where: Plant Craft Cottage, RBGV Melbourne Gardens, near H Gate
Suitable for ages 6 - 13 years.  All materials provided.
Cost per child : $15
Maximum number of students: 10
Bookings essential

BOOK ONLINE under What's On or download booking form below

Print Workshop for Children

With Bridget Hillebrand
The morning will be spent working on mono printing and stencilling, making pretty paper to create a string of Christmas bunting for home decoration.
Bring your own lunch.

When: Sunday 24 November from 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Plant Craft Cottage
Cost per child: $45 
All materials supplied
Suitable for ages 8 – 15 years
Maximum number 15 
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
BOOK ONLINE under What's On or download booking form below
 

Please Note: No refund of fees for cancellations less than 1 week prior to School Holiday Craft Workshops.

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