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12 June 2021

Craft Series of Totem and Wigwam Workshops

  • Workshop

This wonderful series of workshops will take children aged five and over on four fun-filled days foraging and building their very own play area. The workshops will show kids and adults how to forage for materials and create a decorative totem pole and wigwam to play in all summer.

Workshop One: Foraging for Materials

The host will take kids and parents into their local green areas, woods and laneways to carefully look for suitable materials for their totem and wigwam.

Workshop Two: Making your Totem Pole 

This workshop will show kids how to clean, paint and put up their totem pole under parental guidance.

Workshop Three: Building a Wigwam

In this workshop kids and parents will build their wigwam using their gathered materials. They will learn to weave, tie and support their wigwam so it lasts all Summer. 

Workshop Four: Decorating your Wigwam

Kids will learn how to decorate their wigwam using wool, string, paint and upcycling techniques.

Parental assistance is recommended throughout the video series and a list of equipment is available to view on the webpage below. Awareness of nesting sites and sustainability will be addressed in the foraging workshop.

This online event series is ‘covid-conscious’ to appeal to family units or pods, allowing parents and kids to work together and enjoy Cruinniú na nÓg in their own space

Click here to view the Craft video Series of Totem and Wigwam Workshops



12 Jun 2021

9.00AM - 12.00AM

Age range

All ages