Kids Corner

Step Back in Time Summer Camp - August 1-4, 2017

Girl at summer camp with corn hushs

 

Step back in Time Camp, 2016 students at table

Ages 9-11. Cost is $99 per person. 
Lunch and snacks will be provided.
Weather permitting, activities will include:

Candle making
Bee keeping
Old-time farming
Quilting
Visit to the Mountain Farm Museum.
Copy books
Writing with quill pens
Using old-time slates
A visit to the Zachary Tolbert House
A visit to a local graveyard

REGISTER ONLINE 

Questions? contact Education Associate Peter Koch (828) 227-7129 or Heather Gordon, Jackson County Cooperative Extension (828) 586-4009.


Year-Round Fun at Mountain Heritage Center

Kids making cornshuck dolls at MHC

We have lots of fun learning activities going on through the year. Visit our calendar for event dates or contact us for more information.

Check out our hands-on activities in the MHC Gallery at Hunter Library.

This month our theme is wood:
Build a log cabin, solve a wooden puzzle, learn about different types of wood, and try to connect various types of joints.


Activities

Here are some activities you can try at home! Click on the title of the toy or activity to download a pdf of the instructions.

BALL IN CUP TOY

Foxfire 6 has many traditional toys and games.

Ball in Cup materials

Ball in Cup



Corn Shuck doll

 

CORN SHUCK DOLL

Credit to the High Point Museum and the late Annie Lee Bryson of Cullowhee, NC for their assistance putting this sheet together.

WOVEN MUG MAT 

Thanks to Susan Leveille for her assistance in working on this craft.

mug mat materials

mug mat

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