Make A Friend Workshop

Make-A-Friend Workshop featuring Verna's dolls and wooden toys

Make A Friend Workshop

Your vacation just won’t be complete until you’ve stopped by this fun-filled, cultural activity center. Make-A-Friend Workshop is a kid-friendly workshop offering two different activities stations. Choose one or both and come discover, create and take home a treasure from Lancaster County.

Make A Friend

There is nothing like crossing cultures and making friends and that’s exactly what happens in our workshop. Discover this unique culture as you read their stories and choose a doll of your own to take home. Each doll has a traditional amish name, authentic, hand-made clothing, a personal story and friendship certificate.

Barnyard Builders

Feel like a carpenter? You’ll find all the tools you’ll need to build your own wooden train, tractor, airplane or Lancaster County barn. You'll Make-A-Friend Workshop located beside Perfect Pots at Kitchen Kettle Village.

To Take Home

Don't have time to build your creation? Or looking for something to take home to the grandchildren? Wooden toys and kits are availabe for purchase, as well as colorful doll clothing that fit popular 18" dolls, all locally made in Lancaster County. Men's and doll handmade straw hats are also available. Don't miss our special matching dresses...a dress for that special little girl with a matching dress for her favorite doll.