the basics

All workshops for this grade level are 10:30 am – 12:30 pm and held in the Children’s Museum.


$8 for members
$10 for non-members

To receive the member price, please use code MEMWORK$2. Membership will be verified when you visit.

Museum admission is not included.

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Workshop prices are subsidized by generous support from the Howmet Aerospace Foundation.

workshop schedule

Sewing Machine 101
January 22
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn the basics of using a sewing machine! Practice setting up the machine, sewing straight and curved lines, and learning different ways to attach fabric. Leave with a small project and the confidence to sew independently.

Book Making
January 29
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn book making techniques to create a space to write your story!

Creating with Clay
February 5
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn new tools and techniques for working with polymer clay and create a project to take home.

Sewing Stuffed Animals
February 19
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn and practice hand sewing while creating a soft new friend to bring home!

Fashion and Emotion
February 26
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Learn basic art and expressive techniques to provide a solid foundation for future fashion and design lovers and artists. You will explore the colorful world of fashion using basic color theory, emotional expression, and style. This abundant learning experience places an emphasis on our emotions and how they are connected to the colors that we wear all while exploring fashion and creativity!

Floral Fashion
March 5
10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Design, create, and display your own floral fashion! Experiment making flower crowns, pins, and other wearables.