Free Kids Events in August
Posted on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 am
The new school year will begin towards the end of August. What are you going to do to keep your kids busy until then? Bring them to a free kids building, crafting, or other fun event. There are plenty of them happening in various chain stores. Find one near you!
LEGO offers a free monthly mini model building event for kids ages 6-14. Parents need to register their kids if they would like them to attend the event.
August 4 or 5, 2015: Kangaroo Mini Model Build – Kids will put together a mini model of a kangaroo.
Pottery Barn Kids
Pottery Barn Kids has story time events that take place on Tuesdays from 11:00 to 11:30 in the morning. Kids that become a book club member receive a special gift after they attend five story times.
Pottery Barn Kids is also holding a special event called “First Day Photo Booth”. It has already started and will continue through Thursday, August 20, 2015. Gather your kids and have them take a fun “first day of school” photo, complete with props. Share the photo on Instagram with #adventurebegins, and Pottery Barn Kids will donate $1 for every photo shared to the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children.
Home Depot has free kids workshops where kids can put together a project that they get to keep. They also get a free certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin. Registration is required.
August 1, 2015: Chalkboard Door Hanger – Kids put together a door hanger that has a functional chalkboard on one side.
Lowe’s Build and Grow
Lowe’s Build and Grow has free kids workshops where kids can build, and keep, a wooden project. Kids also get a free apron, goggles, and a patch. Registration is required.
July 25, 2015: Hawkeye’s Quinjet – Kids will build Hawkeye’s Quinjet. This is part of their “Avengers Assemble” projects.
August 8, 2015: Hulk’s Tank – Kids will build Hulk’s Tank. This is part of their “Avengers Assemble” projects.
Lakeshore Learning offers kids craft events every Saturday for kids ages 3 and up.
August 1, 2015: Friendship Day Keepsake – Kids will decorate two people shapes with tissue paper, yarn, and wiggly eyes.
August 8, 2015: Keeping Cool! Door Hanger – Kids will decorate a paper door hanger that looks like an icy drink. It comes with a sign that says: “Keeping cool in my room.”
August 15, 2015: Summer Breeze Wind Chime – Kids can decorate a wind chime with strings of beads.
August 22, 2015: Animal Antics Paper Pal! – Kids create a paper animal to play with.
August 29, 2015: Bug Buddy – Kids create a bug out of pipe cleaners, puffs, and wiggly eyes.