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Heritage Workshops

WayBack Wednesday, Hands-on Heritage Learning

A series of workshops for grades 3-8
Using your senses to experience pioneer life!
Register for one, or save on the whole series (discount before Oct 7)

October 7, 4pm-5:30pm – SCENTsational Soaps

    • Learn basic soap making techniques, discover botanicals and aromatics and their properties, and explore simple packaging/label making to present your soap as a gift if desired.
    • COMPLETE LESSON PLAN: SCENTsational Soaps

October 14, 4pm-5:30pm – InSIGHTful Illustrations

October 21, 4pm-5:30pm – TASTing Texas

    • Discover food preservation basics – make jelly or preserves using seasonal ingredients, and stamp or print your label the way it was done 150 years ago.
    • COMPLETE LESSON PLAN: TASTing Texas

October 28, 4pm-5:30pm – Exploring the SIXTH SENSE

    • Halloween themed activities.

November 4, 4pm-5:30pm – TOUCHing Textiles

November 11, 4pm-5:30pm – SOUNDS of McKinney Culture

    • Work with our blacksmith to use repurposed metal pieces to create music – and learn about the life of African Americans in 19th century McKinney, many of whom worked in the metal industry.
    • COMPLETE LEASSON PLAN: SOUNDs of McKinney

WayBack Wednesday, Hands-on Heritage Learning Registration :

 

Hours

Tues, Thurs & Friday 9am - 3pm
Village Tours: Thursday and Saturday at 11am

Contact Us

315 S. Chestnut Street McKinney, TX 75069

972-562-8790

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