5287 Otter Lake Road, White Bear Township, MN 55110 Phone: 651-407-5350 Fax: 651-407-5354 parks.co.ramsey.mn.us/tamarack/Pages/tamarack Friday Favorites (Ages 6-12 years) Fridays 9 a.m. – noon Fee: $25 Nature-scape Watercolors July 10 It is easy to carry watercolors everywhere you go, and paint en plein aire. Learn basic watercolor techniques, then hike to find the perfect spot. Finally, create amazing paintings based on what you see (plus what you can imagine!). Herp-ology: A Story of Scales and Slime July 17 Who is cold-blooded, lays eggs and has a body covered in scales or slime? A herp! Don’t know what that is? Learn about these fascinating animals as you make herp art and play a herp game. Complete your knowledge as you meet Tamarack’s resident herps and learn their stories: a snake, a salamander, a frog and a turtle! Wild Weaving July 24 Take a lesson from nature’s first weavers: birds and spiders! Have some fun and GO WILD as you twist, spin and weave with nature’s fibers and colorful yarn. You’ll learn a string game, weave a twig, and make a simple loom as you begin a project to finish at home. Pioneer Play July 31 What did children do all day without electronic toys or TV? After their chores were done, they PLAYED GAMES they made themselves. Play new games and make some to take home. Join us for this rip roaring time, just like in the old days! Phenomenal Paper Creations August 7 Who invented paper? Have you ever made paper? You will learn how to make paper pulp, sculpt it, and combine it with natural leaves and flowers to make one-of-a-kind paper! Bring some newspaper and a cookie sheet or cardboard box to carry projects home in.
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