Gingerbread Guide 2017

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Sorry, pumpkin spice. It’s not even October and we’ve only got one thing on our minds—gingerbread.

That’s right—our beloved Gingerbread Workshops are back! With five family-friendly, STEAM-focused Gingerbread Workshops offered this holiday season, there’s something fun and festive for all ages and interests.

This handy-dandy Gingerbread Guide is a helpful tool for finding the perfect workshop for your family. Take a look and book your workshop—these fill up quickly!

Traditional Gingerbread Workshops, 1 hour, all ages
Traditional Gingerbread Workshops celebrate creative families in a collaborative environment. These hourlong, educator-led workshops are appropriate for ALL ages and offer everything needed to build and decorate a charming gingerbread house.

Tot Gingerbread Workshops, 1 hour, ages 5 and under
Perfect for mini-makers! Tot Gingerbread Workshops are available for families with children ages 5 and under. These hourlong workshops feature easy-to-build houses and tot-friendly decorations.

Gingerbread Architect Workshops, 2.5 hours, ages 8 and up – NEW!
Warm up your young builder’s brain with a structural engineering challenge! Join us in Space 8 as we use Gingerbread in this super sweet introduction to architecture and design. Imagine how your building might be used and explore the strength of different sugary building supplies. Then, take inspiration from familiar Austin landmarks to design and draft the plans before constructing your very own creation!

Candy Chemistry Gingerbread Workshops, 2.5 hours, ages 8 and up – UPDATED!
Join us in Kitchen Lab as we make the season even sweeter! Learn to make and use cotton candy, colorful lollipops and chocolate pops to decorate your unique gingerbread house. As a finale, witness the dazzling display of sugar being converted to energy. It’s a real calorie burner!

Private Gingerbread Workshops
Share this special winter tradition with your friends and family—reserve a Private Gingerbread Workshop! These exclusive workshops are perfect for large family gatherings, corporate events, parent meetups, scout groups, ugly sweater parties and more. There is limited availability for our Private Gingerbread Workshop offerings, so book early to secure your preferred spot.

Mark your calendars, Austin! Thinkery Members enjoy an exclusive Members-only Gingerbread Workshop pre-sale Monday, September 25–Monday, October 9. Gingerbread Workshops go on sale to the General Public on Tuesday, October 10.

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