Posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 7:00 am
School is out (or will be soon). It won’t be long before your children start complaining that they are bored. How will you keep them entertained? There are several free kids events that will happen in stores during the month of June. Take them to an event where they can build something, make some art, or hear a story.
LEGO stores offer a free monthly mini model build for kids who are ages 6 to 14. This event is offered “while supplies last”, and happens on the first Tuesday of the month.
June 2, 2015: Parrot – kids will build a mini model of a parrot.
Pottery Barn Kids
Pottery Barn Kids has several weekly story time events. Kids that become a book club member receive a special gift after they attend five story times. In addition, they sometimes have a story time event that has a special theme.
June 16, 2015: Father’s Day Story Time – Kids will hear stories that relate to fathers and Father’s Day.
Home Depot has free workshops for kids on the first Saturday of each month. These events are for kids ages 5 -12. Kids will receive a certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin. They also will get to keep the project they build. Parents must register their children if they want them to attend these events.
June 6, 2015: Learn to Build a Load ‘n Go Truck – Kids will learn how to build a truck.
Lowe’s Build and Grow
Lowe’s Build and Grow has free kids clinics. Children who attend will receive a free apron, goggles, and a patch. They also will get to keep the wooden project that they build. Registration is required.
June 13, 2015: Iron Man’s Avenjet – Kids will build Iron Man’s Avenjet. This is part of their “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” Summer series.
June 27, 2015: Captain America Motorcycle – Kids will build Captain America’s motorcycle. This is part of their “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” Summer series.
Lakeshore Learning offers free craft events on Saturdays. These events are for kids ages 3 and up.
June 6, 2015: Beaded Bubble Wands – Kids will decorate bubble wants that they can use to blow bubbles with.
June 13, 2015: Design-Your-Own Race Cars – Kids will get to design and decorate a race car.
June 20, 2015: Great Catch! Fishing Pole – Kids will put together a fishing pole with a fish that they can decorate. This project is intended as a Father’s Day gift.
June 27, 2015: Storybook Cottage – Kids will put together, and decorate, a cute storybook cottage.