At Home Activities

In this time of social distancing from friends and family, here are some maritime themed projects to keep you and your families entertained and engaged. Share your projects on social media with #HerreshoffFromHome and we might highlight your work on our website. Don’t forget to tag and follow us @herreshoff on Facebook and Instagram.

Paper Stars 

Use these instructions to make your own nautical stars at home.

A Recipe for Hardtack 

Try this recipe at home to see if you could survive on sailor's fare on a long voyage!

A Virtual Voyage to Australia 

An archaeological excavation in our own backyard and an online game based on real convict voyages

The Herreshoff 10 ft. Paper Skiff 

Build a miniature model of an already miniature Herreshoff skiff, straight from the original plans

Dumas Pond Yacht Kits 

An inexpensive pond yacht kit for at-home model building

Johnnycake Recipes 

Johnnycakes, a kind of cornmeal pancake, have been a Rhode Island staple since pre-Colonial times...

Mud Pattens 

A tutorial from Small Boats Monthly for making your own mud pattens

DIY Bevin’s Skiff 

Make a print-at-home paper model of a skiff

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