Free events for kids: Create tea and learn to crochet

Free summertime programs at the Kellogg Environmental Center and Osborne Homestead Museum. Both are at 500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby. Register at 203-734-2513.

Tea crafting workshop

Have a cup of tea and make sweet treats at the Children’s Tea Crafting workshop  Saturday, July 26, 10:30 to noon at the Kellogg center. This workshop is  for children ages 8-13, accompanied by an adult.

Visitors will learn about the history of tea, the different types and how to properly drink tea. Tours of the herb gardens on the premises of the Kellogg Estate will be available. Participants will use herbs from the garden to make tea and create tea bags and flavored sugars.

Simple crocheting

An afternoon of crocheting on Sunday, July 27 from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Osborne Homestead Museum, Derby. Adults and children, ages 8 and older, are invited to participate.

Participants will learn basic crocheting techniques and how to make a scarf. The history of crochet and its uses will be discussed, along with a display of crocheted items from the museum collection.