Crafternoons: Witchcraft!
Date: October 12, 2017
Time: 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Location: Litchfield History Museum
Age(s): Grades 1-7
Fee: $7 members; $10 non-members
Registration: Yes, email
Description: Unplug and spend the afternoon crafting and creating! The Litchfield Historical Society’s Crafternoons will explore a new theme in history with hands-on crafts and games that encourage students to look away from the screen and tap into their own imagination. To learn more about the month’s topic, we suggest reading one of the books listed.

OCTOBER- Witchcraft! Complete colonial crafts as you learn about finger-pointing and fear of witchcraft in Puritan New England.

For more information, read: The Tall Man from Boston by Marion Starkey (Grades 1-4); The Salem Witch Trials: An Unsolved Mystery from History by Jane Yolen (Grades 3-6); Witch of Blackbird Pond Elizabeth George Speare (Grades 6-8)