Location: Philadelphia , PA
Venue: Philadelphia Center for Architecture
With three different workshops presented on Saturdays (1:00-2:30pm) throughout the run of the Constructing Play exhibition, there's something for everyone!
Nov 30, & Dec 21 - Be a K'Nex Architect - Become an architect for the day! Learn to draw blueprints, design your most amazing syscraper, build a model, and work together to assemble your towers into an exciting cityscape - all using locally-designed K'Nex building toys.
Dec 7 & Jan 04 - Upcycled City - Build the eco-city of tomorrow! Using ingenuity and creativity, you will create unique buildings and plan a recycled city out of everyday household items.
Dec 14 & Jan 11 - Caribbean Dreamhouses...Not Just for Barbie - Escape the cold winter weather and create your dreamhouse in a land of oceans, palm trees, and boats. This workshop will explore traditional island architecture with exterior and interior drawings of a dreamhouse that you imagine. Early
Registration: $10 per child - one free adult admission per child. Week-Of Registration: $15 per child - one free adult admission per child. Each workshop is limited to 24 children. These workshops are appropriate for ages 7-13. If you have children 6 years old or younger, they can enjoy our free exhibition and some unstructured build time with our hands-on carts at no cost - no ticket neccesary! PARENTS! Join us at the Center for Architecture for one of two FREE sessions on choosing the best creative toys for your children, taught by Stacey Swigart of the Please Touch Museum. Sat, Nov 30 & Sat, Dec 7 (11am-12pm). Register online.