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Workshops are designed to be hands-on, creative, social, and fun! 

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Register for all programs here.

Generally all materials are provided so we require advanced payment when signing up. 

Group sizes are small so early sign-up is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Upcoming Workshops

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December 2nd 10am-11:30am

Join us for a fun kid's craft morning at the nature center! We will make two ornaments and a snow globe. The ornaments will be yarn and twig trees and a reindeer wood cookie. All materials provided. $8 per child. Pre-registration required.

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Indoor Holiday Gnome

December 9th 1-3pm

Create an indoor holiday gnome to decorate for the holiday season. Gnome stands 3 feet tall. Step by step instructions and all materials will be provided. Please bring a pair of sharp scissors for cutting fabric, some basic stich sewing with a needle will be done. Hat and mittens will be provided, feel free to bring addition decorations to embellish your gnome if desired.
$18 per person.  Pre-registration required by signing up here!

*Please note this photo was taken outside for a nice backdrop but the gnome is for indoor decorating.

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Peanut Butter Suet Making - Kids Workshop

December 16th, 2023

2 workshops: 10am-11:30am and 1pm-2:30pm

Learn about what birds like to eat in to help them survive the harsh Wisconsin winter. Mix up your own suet to take home and help the birds in your yard. Children will learn to follow a recipe and will get to take home the suet that they make themselves. All materials provided. Children 5+ years parents may attend to help children. Bring an apron or wear old clothes. $4 per child. Pre-registration required. Sign up here!

Macramé Keychain Workshop

December 30th 10am-12pm

Get crafty and create your own beautiful macramé keychains! Follow step by step instructions for 2 unique keychain designs. There is an option to make a 3rd keychain as part of the workshop or take the materials home as a kit and use your new skills to create another unique design.   All materials provided. There will be an assortment of macramé colors to choose from. Please note this workshop will require a fair amount of hand eye coordination and patience. This workshop is great for older children (10+ years old), teens, and adults. $5 per person.      Sign up here!