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Public Events

Virtual Workshops

Upcoming & Pre-Recorded Virtual Workshops

ArchForKids leads public programs in libraries, museums and community organizations in the NYC metro area. Virtual programs are available to a worldwide audience. All library programs are FREE.

If you would like to bring ArchForKids to your community – live or virtual format – please contact us at hello@archforkids.com or +1 (914) 200-3646

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Craft a Skyline Collage

sponsored by Brooklyn Public Library

Create your own skyline collage. You can imagine your own imaginary city or recreate one of your favorite cities on paper! 

Materials needed: cardstock base, glue stick or Elmer’s glue, scissors & construction paper or other colorful paper.

Optional: tissue paper, pipe cleaners, pom poms, cotton balls to add texture & details to your collage. 

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Transform a Vacant Lot

sponsored by New York Public Library

Transform an imaginary vacant space in your community! Create a 3D model of a beautiful and functional space that will help your neighborhood. Join us for this Pre-recorded workshop to learn about why vacant lots can be detrimental to an area, see real-life examples of how communities have transformed their empty spaces and enjoy a build-along session with educators Janny Gedeon and Debbie Troop to get tips & tricks on how to make your designs great! 

Materials needed: cardboard base – can be cut from a mailing carton, tape, glue stick or Elmer’s glue, scissors, construction paper, small recycled boxes, cardboard scraps to construct 3D elements.

Optional: You can use other materials you have around your house to make and enhance your design, some examples include pebbles, sticks, popsicle sticks, pompoms, pipe cleaners, sequins, aluminum foil, tissue paper and more! 

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Make an Enchanted Forest

sponsored by New York Public Library

Be a landscape designer for an imaginary land.

Materials needed: cardboard base – can be cut from a mailing carton, tape, glue stick or Elmer’s glue, scissors, construction paper, small recycled boxes (to make castles, cottages, etc.), cardboard scraps to construct 3D elements.

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Storybook Castles

sponsored by New York Public Library

Magnificent castles appear in many fairy tales. They are defensive structures designed to keep invaders out and its residents safe.

Materials needed: a box for the castle – a shoebox or small mailing box work well, a smaller box for the castle keep, cardboard base larger than the castle box, tape – scotch or masking, glue stick or Elmer’s glue, scissors, construction paper, paper towel tubes (or paper rolled into a tall tube).

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Make an Enchanted Forest

sponsored by the Pacific Branch of Brooklyn Public Library

Be a landscape designer for an imaginary land.

Materials needed: cardboard base – can be cut from a mailing carton, tape, glue stick or Elmer’s glue, scissors, construction paper, small recycled boxes (to make castles, cottages, etc.), cardboard scraps to construct 3D elements.

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Make a Cabin in the Woods

sponsored by the Brooklyn Public Library

Build your own Tiny House in the forest. It could be a playhouse, a vacation home or a year-round residence.

Materials needed:

Small recycled box for the cabin – or paper rolled into small tubes to make logs
Cardboard base for the yard/forest (can be cut from a larger box)
Scissors
Glue – glue stick and/or Elmer’s
Tape
Construction Paper
Make trees out of pipe cleaners, cardboard or twigs you collect outside
Use art supplies you have at home to embellish your cabin!

Don’t see the programs you want?

On-Demand Programs & Mentoring

ArchForKids offers mentoring and on-demand workshops. Book a program on a topic of your choice. We offer in-person sessions in NYC and Hudson Valley are and virtual sessions for anywhere. 

Learn more about these options here.