Education and Toys
Wednesday 10th January – between 11:00am and 1:00pm
Learn about what school was like in the 1800s. Try writing with a slate and pencil or a quill and ink. Make your own peg doll or construct other paper-craft toys.
Wool and Textile Crafts
Wednesday 17th January – between 11:00am and 1:00pm
From the early days, the wool industry was important to Ross, and so it remains. Have a go at carding wool with teasels, use a drop spindle to spin yarn, or try French knitting.
Wednesday 24th January – between 11:00am and 1:00pm
Using plastic tools and an easy-to-carve block, carve your own design, or try replicating your own piece of the Ross Bridge, famous for its convict carvings
Please call the Tasmanian Wool Centre to reserve your place (03) 6381 5466
Recommended age: 8-14 years. Participants must be accompanied by an adult.
Traditional outdoor games will be available on the Tasmanian Wool Centre lawn on each of these days (weather permitting). Challenge your family to a game of quoits, test your croquet skills or show off your skipping prowess.
Dates: 10th, 17th and 24th January