for your interest in workshops at The Blue Bunny Books and Toys. We’ve
been happy to have a studio room at our new location and
are always looking for new ways to connect with the community.
We will always try to offer as much as we can for Blue Bunny
fans of all ages. Our workshop room is also available for
birthday parties. You can rent the room and run your own
party, or contact us to find out about opportunities to
schedule a preschool storytime birthday party, or a crafting
party for school-aged kids with a Blue Bunny staff member
to lead the activities. Parties are limited to 12 participants
maximum due to space restrictions. Call 781-493-6568 or
for more info.
Blue Bunny Preschool Storytimes, Mondays and Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. Stories and a simple craft, drop-in, Ages, 2-5, FREE, all welcome.
2013 Summer Workshops
Bunny Art Academy! with Sarah Edson, Mondays 3-4 p.m.
Our good friend Sarah just finished her first year at Mass College of Art and will be using her artistic talent to assist in making these terrific art projects! For children ages 6-10, $15/class. Please pre-register, space is limited.
Monday July 15 Pastel Butterflies
Monday July 22 Handprints with Watercolor Flowers
Monday Aug. 12 Textured Block Printing
Monday Aug. 19 Robot Collage Art
Blue Bunny Summer Craft Classes, Tuesdays, 1-2 p.m.
A different craft every week, come cool off and make something fun for summer!
For ages 8 -12 (crafts do require fine-motor skills, so younger children are likely to get frustrated) Please pre-register, as space is limited. $15 each class
Tues. July 9 Braided Yarn Octopus
Tues. July 16 Duct tape Wallets or Purses
Tues. July 23 Yarn-woven “god’s eyes”
Tues. July 30 Water Bottle Fish
Tues. Aug. 6 Painted Flowerpots
Tues. Aug. 13 Woven Friendship bracelets
Tues. Aug. 20 Accordion Book-making
Summer Writing Camps with Margie and Michelle
The Blue Bunny’s own Margie Leonard (former 4th grade teacher) and our good pal Michelle Perron (current 2nd grade teacher) team up for some super-creative reading and writing fun this summer.
- Ocean Adventures Writing Workshop, Wed-Friday July 24-26th, 10:30 a.m. to noon. For children entering grades 2-4. $75/3 day. We’re going to spend 3 mornings this week using some ocean stories and themes to inspire some great creative writing and art. Maybe some of the finished products will -- Submit your finished piece to The Blue Bunny’s HUTCH magazine
- Camp Half Blood at The Blue Bunny! , Monday August 5th, 2-4:30 p.m. For children entering grades 3-5. $35 (incl. $5. material fee) . Calling all fans of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Spend the afternoon exploring what it would be like to be at Camp Half Blood for the summer! Super fun activities. Please read “The Lightning Thief” before we meet.
- Super Story and Art Camp, Wed-Friday August 7-9th, 10:30 a.m. to noon. For children entering K and gr 1. $75/3 days; A drop off program for kids where we’ll be reading stories and making an art project in the style of a different famous children's author/illustrator each day of three.
See our "Special Events" page for many more Blue Bunny Summer Events!