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papertoy monsters

Papertoy Monsters Video-making Workshop

Like monsters? Come join us for an afternoon of monstrous fun! On Thursday, August 4, we will have a Papertoy   Monster Video-making workshop.  Perfect for kids ages 9-14, everyone will have a chance to make a few monsters. From Wolfman Joe, to Octopup, to Confetti Yeti, there are many different monsters to choose from! Each [...]

Read More » | August 1, 2011 | Category: Activities, Events, News | Comments: none | Tags: , , ,

amazing pop up big machines

Diggers and Dozers Workshop Thursday 7-21

Do you love diggers, dozers, trucks and tractors?  In this workshop everyone will receive a great big, interactive book filled with big machines that pop up on every page.  Then we will get to work making equipment to attach to the big machines and find out if they can handle some big loads. For ages [...]

Read More » | July 18, 2011 | Category: Activities, Events, News | Comments: none | Tags: , , , , ,

10-minute puppets

10 Minute Puppets Workshop

Join us this Thursday, July 7, from 3:00-4:00 for quick, exciting puppet-making!  Everyone will get to make 3 or 4 puppets from ideas in the book 10-Minute Puppets, by puppeteer Noel MacNeal. Then, take the fun home with you by performing puppet shows or adding to your cast!  This is perfect for children ages 6-14 [...]

Read More » | July 5, 2011 | Category: Activities, Events, News | Comments: none | Tags: , , ,

australian Rock Art

Australian Rock Art

  AUSTRALIAN ROCK ART THURSDAY AUGUST 4th 3:00 PM Please come and join us at Dragonwings Bookstore for a workshop on Aboriginal Dot Painting. We will paint Australian Aboriginal symbols and tell stories through painting on rocks. Our teacher Willow Macy will show us her Australian didgeridoo decorated with the same type of dot paintings [...]

Read More » | June 24, 2011 | Category: Events | Comments: none | Tags: , , , ,

Branch Weavings

We made whimsical branch weavings during this week’s grandparent-grandchild workshop. Don’t miss our last grandparent-grandchild workshop of the summer on August 12th from 9-10AM. Give us a call or stop by to register for next week’s activity!Click Here For Pictures Of Our Branch Weavings! 

Read More » | August 5, 2010 | Category: Uncategorized | Comments: none | Tags: , , , ,

Dragonwings Summer Camp Activities for Kids Fun for Kids at Dragonwings, Waupaca WI

RACING PLANES AND CARS  Cars and planes will be racing at Dragonwings Summer Camp workshop on Tuesday, July 20th.  Campers will choose and assemble their own balsa wood airplanes and balloon car racers, then construct an obstacle course and start racing!  Camp begins at 3:00PM and ends at 4:00PM.  For ages 8-12 (ages 4-7 with [...]

May Events

Mother’s Day Gift-Making WorkshopsRegistration: 715-256-9186 or Friday May 2 Rainbow Art 1:00 pm Ages 6-10 Fee $7.50 This Friday is an early dismissal day for Waupaca schools, and a perfect time for an art workshop. We will be creating several projects including a Mother’s Day card, using rainbow art paper, stencils and stickers. Each [...]