HandiCraft Workshop

What is it all about?

Deep satisfaction comes from making something yourself, and seniors in particular benefit from the tactile engagement quick results of crafting. From measuring and sawing a woodworking design to sitting and painting a factory-made kit, seniors ranging from recent retirees to long-term care residents enjoy making unique crafts in the company of others. 

 

For retired seniors who live independently, woodworking is an accessible hobby that can be frugal and enjoyable.

 

What can they benefits from?
 

The process of collecting materials, analyzing a pattern, measuring pieces and following instructions will yield satisfaction in problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity. From wooden block puzzles to bowls or cutting boards, the resulting items make beautiful gifts or craft fair inventory.

 

Building up self esteem and confidence in our artists through hand-on expereience.

 

 

What can they do?

 

From picture frame kits to wind chimes, bird feeders to Christmas ornaments, these wooden crafts can be painted and assembled in one or two sessions with the help of volunteers or even grandchildren who participate in the fun.

 

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Come to create and have fun in a relaxed, friendly and supportive atmosphere

 

We provide :

 

fun hands-on paper making sessions for community groups & schools.

Paper making workshops for anyone interested in hand made paper.

 

(booking required),

 

Starting times Mo-Fr from 10h30 to 13h30. 

 

For groups of 20 or more people. Includes making 1 item. 

Prices per person $9.-/Primary & Intermediate, $13.-/Secondary & Tertiary and Adults. 

 

 

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Please contact us for any enquiries.