March 25, 2011 · 4:49 pm
Construct a catapult that will toss pingpong birds
into fields of flowers.
A demonstration that girls build catapults too…
and in their own way.
For ages 6 and up.
Fee: $9, $6 for members
Saturday March 26th, 1 – 2 pm
Sunday March 27th, 1 – 2 pm
*The name created by Josephine and Stephanie from St. Thomas School, which makes them its design patent holders.
Launching a next generation.
Volunteers from the Yale Women’s Day of Service
will prepare parts for our new game.
March 12, 2011 · 2:52 pm
The New: Pi Truck
Monday (3/14) is Pi Day. We’ll serve ours up a little early. Construct a Big Green Pi Truck.*
Discover the recipe:
If you know a wheel’s diameter, you know how far it will roll. It’s as easy as pie.
Straightforward enough for a 6 year old, a delight for everyone else.
*A tribute to our favorite Big Green Pizza Pi Truck, www.biggreentruckpizza.com
Sadly, no pizza today.
Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 pm
$10, $7 for members.
The Classic: Square Crows
Six Crows is Leo Lionni’s fable for cooperation and peace. Construct a Square Crow, a Scare Crow from blocks of wood and imagination. Discover the moral: Words can make magic and smiles.
Suitable for children 5 and above.
Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 pm.
$7, $5 for members.
March 4, 2011 · 8:17 pm
Follow sculptor/woodworker Sylvie Rosenthal’s work: www.sylvierosenthal.com
You will see motifs, artfully rendered, that look familiar. Here ramshackle houses rise from the back of a serene and elegant ram. The houses could have been built here. They were. Sylvia was a student and apprentice who helped develop our workshop’s style, form, and vision.