Free and Frugal Kids Craft Events in August
Posted on Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 7:00 am
Time to get some last minute summer art projects in before the new school year starts! Sadly, not every school offers art classes (of any kind). To supplement, parents can bring their kids to some of these fun and frugal craft events That will take place starting this weekend and running through the month of August.
Lowe’s Build and Grow offers free kids craft events on Saturdays and Sundays. Parents must register their child for the event. You cannot simply drop in. Kids will get a free apron, goggles, and a patch. The art projects all involve building a wooden object.
Saturday, August 10, 2013: Kids will build “Dusty”. I’ve no idea what “Dusty” is, but I expect it is a character from an upcoming children’s movie. This project will start at 10:00 in the morning, and will end at 11:00 in the morning.
Sunday, August 11, 2013: Kids will build “Dusty”. It is the same project as the one from the previous day. This event will begin at 2:00 in the afternoon and end at 3:00 in the afternoon.
Saturday, August 24, 2013: Kids will build “El Chupacabra”. This event will begin at 10:00 in the morning and end at 11:00 in the morning.
Sunday, August 25, 2013: Kids will build “El Chupacabra”. This event will start at 2:00 in the afternoon and will end at 3:00 in the afternoon.
Lakeshore Learning has free craft events for kids every Saturday. You do not need to register ahead of time. Just drop in! Events begin at 11:00 in the morning and everything ends by 3:00 in the afternoon.
August 3, 2013: Ring Toss Game – Kids get to decorate the rings themselves.
August 10, 2013: Pet Fish Puppet – Kids get to make a cute, colorful, fish puppet to play with.
August 17, 2013: “I can do it!” Flowerpot – Kids decorate a cute little flowerpot, and then fill it with their goals for the new school year (instead of flowers).
August 24, 2013: Funny Face Goggles – Kids make and decorate a pair of fun goggles to wear.
August 31, 2013: My Room nameplate – Kids decorate a name plate for the door of their room.
Michaels Kids Store Events ake place on Saturdays. It costs $2.00 per child for a half-hour of crafting sessions. Events start at 10:00 in the morning and end at noon.
August 3, 2013: Handy Growth Chart – Kids create a growth chart that involves a tracing of their hand.