Posted on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 at 7:00 am
Do your children enjoy doing arts and crafts? Do they like to learn how to build things? If so, then there are plenty of free events that will be happening in May. Some of these events will give your child the opportunity to make a Mother’s Day gift or card for you.
Lowe’s Build and Grow
Lowe’s Build and Grow offers free kids clinics on Saturdays. Each child will get a free apron, goggles, patch, and the opportunity to create a wooden project. You must register your child ahead of time of you want him or her to attend.
May 10, 2014: Flower Delivery Truck – Kids can put together a colorfully decorated Flower Delivery Truck. Later, they can add a flower to the top of it and use it to deliver a Mother’s Day gift to mom. This event will begin at 10:00 in the morning.
Lakeshore Learning offers free craft events every Saturday. They start at 10:00 in the morning and end at 3:00 in the afternoon. The events are for children who are age 3 and up. There are no reservations necessary.
May 10, 2014: Mom’s Coupon Book – Kids will create a coupon book that is filled with promises for mom. They also get to decorate the cover of the coupon book.
May 17, 2014: Catch of the Day – Kids will put together a fishing pole craft, complete with a fish craft that they can decorate.
May 24, 2014: My Superhero Puppet – Kids get to transform everyday collage materials into a powerful superhero puppet that saves the day. This is a craft that turns into a toy that can spark their imaginations.
May 31, 2014: Mermaid Mobile – Kids will create a hand-crafter mermaid mobile that twinkles in the sun.
You can find out about upcoming Pottery Barn in store events from their website. Use it to check to see which Pottery Barn stores will hold the event.
Week of May 5, 2014: Mother’s Day card station – Kids can come to Pottery Barn anytime this week and create a one-of-a-kind card for their mother or grandmother for Mother’s Day.
Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble will be doing a special Mother’s Day Storytime on May 10, 2014, starting at 11:00 in the morning. The event is called “Oh, The Things My Mom Will Do”. Children can listen to stories about moms and create a Mother’s Day card. This event is free to attend.