Posted on Friday, June 27th, 2014 at 7:00 am
Need something fun for your kids to do in July? If they enjoy making arts and crafts, or building projects, there is plenty for them to do! Here are some frugal kids events that will take place in July (and the end of June). All of them are free to attend!
Lowe’s Build and Grow
Lowe’s Build and Grow has free kids clinics on Saturdays. Each child will receive a free apron, goggles, patch, and the chance to build a wooden project. Parents must register their children ahead of time if they want their child to attend.
June 28, 2014: Sheep Drop Game – Kids will build their own wooden sheep drop game that is based on the movie “How to Train Your Dragon 2”.
July 12, 2014: Kids will build a Turbo with pullback motor
July 26, 2014: Kids will build a TurboTaco Truck
Lakeshore Learning offers free kids craft events every Saturday. They start at 11:00 in the morning and end at 3:00 in the afternoon. These events are for children who are age 3 and older. No registration is required.
July 5, 2014: Silly Summer Cap – Kids will make a headband shaped cap that they can decorate with markers, stars, and pipe cleaners
July 12, 2014: Count and Decorate Octopus – Kids will make a cute octopus craft that helps them count. Each tentacle has a certain number of decorations on it to help kids count from 1 to 8.
July 19, 2014: Wiggly-Eyed Glitter Fish – Kids will make a fish from paper and craft sticks that they can decorate with glitter and a googly-eye.
July 26, 2014: Make & Shake Noisemaker – Kids can make a noisemaker out of a folded paper plate. They can decorate it with markers and glitter.
Home Depot offers free kids workshops once a month. Kids receive a certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin. They also get the chance to build a project. Registration is required.
July 5, 2014: Build a Bug House – Kids will learn how to build a bug house that they can actually keep bugs in. This project is for kids ages 5 – 12. The event will start at 9:00 in the morning.
LEGO offers an in-store mini model building event every month. The event is open to kids who are 6 -14. It starts at 5:00 in the evening. Quantities are limited and offered “while supplies last”.
July 1, 2014: Build a LEGO Beach Van Mini Model Build – It is a little green van with a surfboard on the top.