Playful Textiles is all about hands-on exploration, giving children autonomy over their process and their product. Campers will explore different fabrics, materials, and accessories through daily open-ended, playful projects. Each day will be a new experience, and campers are encouraged to use their imagination to truly make their work their own. Projects will include sun prints, games, embroidery, and interactive play with textiles!

Requirements: All materials provided! No sewing experience required.

Dates: June 26th-30th
Time: 10am – noon daily
Ages: 6-10

Instructor: Allie Pasquier. Allie studied Early Childhood Education at New York University (B.S.) and the Erikson Institute (M.S.).  She has taught children 0-8 since 2004 in a wide variety of settings, including a children’s museum, parent cooperative preschools, a large international school, Head Start, a democratic school, and school gardens.  In 2008, she started writing a reflective teaching blog, Bakers and Astronauts, that focuses on sharing ideas about progressive Early Childhood Education.  Allie is the founder and curator of Play Lab.  

 

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