Home educators: Changing States

Join us for our Home Educators: Changing States Workshop on either Wednesday 7 June, Wednesday 14 June or Wednesday 28 June from 9.45-2.15pm.

Please only book one workshop date. The same workshop will be ran all days advertised.

Suitable for: Children aged 7-12 years old.

£8 per child. Please bring a packed lunch for your child. Drop off and collection will be at National Glass Centre. Parental supervision is optional, but we will require all parents/ guardians to complete a medical and emergency consent form to prior to the workshop.

In this workshop, children will:

  • Learn about the science of glass with exciting experiments using a range of materials. Practice measuring and making predications.
  • Discuss findings and write up the outcomes of the experiments.
  • Draw the experiments and label the equipment.
  • Create a fused glass tile using coloured glass tiles and frit. Learn about the glass fusing process of heating and cooling and how a kiln works.

*Fused glass needs to be fired in the kiln so pieces must be collected at a later date. We aim to have these ready for collection approximately 10-14 days after the workshop date but cannot guarantee it.

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