Good Sam Showcase of Miniatures
Largest Miniature Show West of the Mississippi - Benefiting Plane Tree Health Library

The 2018 Good Sam Show - Saturday Children's Pre-Registered Workshops

We are offering three special workshops for children, age eight & older, on Saturday, October 13 at the Doubletree Hotel San Jose. Class space is limited so be sure to sign up soon.     Registration Form

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Class #1 - 1:12 Dog or Cat House
  • Teacher: Sophia Stewart
  • Scale: 1:12th (1-inch scale)
  • Cost: $10
  • Class Duration: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Students will get the choice of a Dog House for a dog named Spot or a cat house for a cat named Mouse. The kit comes with the house kit and a couple kits to make dog and cat toys and more goodies. Students will get a choice of whether they want to stain it or paint it. Sophia will then show them how to distress the wood to make it old and used. A fun project for any animal lover!

Class #2 - 1:12 Wooden Wheelbarrow
  • Teacher: Connie Younker
  • Scale: 1:12th (1-inch scale)
  • Cost: $10
  • Class Duration: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn gluing techniques making this 1" scale vintage-inspired wheelbarrow with a working wheel! Assembly is easy with only 8 main pieces. Great addition to any miniature garden, shed, garage or patio.

Class #3 - 1:12 Cotton Candy Machine
  • Teacher: Barbara Thornton-Hill
  • Scale: 1:12th (1-inch scale)
  • Cost: $5
  • Class Duration: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Let’s have some cotton candy! Make a cotton candy machine in 1" scale. Design by Cary Yerves.

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