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Wilder’s dipped candle (2020)

Candle-making time! Please bring whatever supplies you’d like to use for making candles. I have several pounds of organic beeswax pastilles I’ll bring to share, and I have wicking for dipped candles (it’s not thick enough for poured). Those who wish to pour candles, which is easier, will need to buy wicking, something to hold or stick the wicking into a jar, plus a jar or two to use. We also need a pot to heat wax in, plus stirring utensils and jars for pouring wax. Beware that the waxed materials will be difficult to clean again. See here and here for supplies + tips.

We will bring other art supplies as well + I’m hoping to set up the slackline this week.

It’s gonna be 65º, and we’re going to adventure across Ralston to fish + explore after lunch. Bring some kind of fishing gear if you like. There’s also another playground and a creek to explore over here too, but it’s mostly a nice little walk together out of our usual space.

This week, please bring:
Candle-making supplies
Fishing supplies (optional)
Lunch + snacks for your people
A game, craft or puzzle to share

Up next:

April 6 @ 11a-3p Kids’ Makers Market at Discovery Park in Wheat Ridge
Everyone is welcome! Sell at a booth by filling out this form, or swing by to shop + play!

April 8 @ 11am Group Hike, Swim + Fly Fishing – Lair o’ the Bear Park, Idledale

April 11  Whittling + Soap-Carving
Carve blocks of soap with knives + explore basic whittling skills

April 16 @ 9am MAMA Hike @ White Ranch Park East Trailhead, Golden

April 18  Lava Lamps + Solar S’mores Ovens / Easter-themed Hide + Seek Games
Let’s make an easy lamp using plastic bottles / Craft s’mores ovens + watch ‘em work

April 24-26Camping Trip to Great National Sand Dunes – Site A, Group Loop, tents only. Please sign up with Monica! And yes, we still have room for 1-2 more families.

In case you missed it, review + download our spring session calendar.

Want to join us? We’re pretty fun. Fill out our drop-in form here.


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