Crafternoons: Lighting the Darkness
Date: December 14, 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 registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
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.

DECEMBER - Lighting the Darkness: Bring light to the darkest month with crafts that illuminate the old traditions and new technologies.

For more information, read: Thomas Edison and His Bright Idea by Patricia Brennan Demuth (Grades 1-3); How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning by Rosalyn Schanzer (Grades 2-4); American Girl: Candlelight for Rebecca by Jacqueline Greene (Grades 4-8)