Unfortunately the workshop itself had very little to do with the Fabric of Society exhibition (at least for the younger group). In the first part they were read a story called Welcome, with an unsubtle message about climate change and refugees, and the children then had to create a picture associated with the story with the craft materials available. In the second part they were told to look at the Just Be Normal Exhibition, and then make a person with the craft materials available
We also bought a number of craft kits to introduce Solomon and Monica to crafts they wouldn't have tried previously. They made pom-poms:
|Cross stitch key rings|
Monica in particular enjoyed the craft activities, and it seems likely that she will return to some of these activities in the future.
Next week's project: Another 500 Words!
(see also the original 500 words - Project 21: Writing a Short Story).