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Kids Take Over | Curious Creatures and Diorama with Reverse Garbage

Create your own enchanted creature or whimsical diorama using recycled materials and bring your garbage to life.   

Another homes trash can become your treasure with a little imagination and elbow grease! This free workshop will get young greenies thinking about how to make the most of our day-to-day waste. A fun, creative, and get-your-hands-dirty way to explore novel ways to recycle household waste and find value in unexpected places. 

Kids Take Over is the perfect place for kids to exercise their imaginations, explore their creative passions, and learn new skills. Step inside HOTA’s curious garden and let your imaginations soar with Kids Take Over: Curious and Curiousor.  

Presented by HOTA, Home of the Arts  

Eat & Drinks 

Kids Take Over isn’t complete without a HOTA Lunchbox! Take the hassle out of your day and pre-order a Lunchbox for your young creatives and make the most of every workshop, event, and activity. Complete with all the lunchtime staples, you can expect a sandwich, cheese and crackers, a mini muffin, and a juice or water bottle. It’s a crowd pleasure, that’s for sure!
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Keeping You Safe

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