Free and Frugal Kids Craft Events in June
Posted on Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 7:00 am
Parents of children who love doing arts and crafts quickly realize that paint, glue, and glitter can spread far and make quite a mess. You want your children to have the opportunity to create art (but you don’t love the necessary cleanup that follows). Fortunately, there are plenty of free and frugal kids craft events that will happen in June.
Lowe’s Build and Grow These events are free for children to attend. You must register your child for the event. Each kid gets a free apron, goggles, and patch and gets to build a wooden project.
Saturday, June 8: Monsters University Scarers – Kids put together wooden Mike and Sully scarers. This project is inspired by the Monsters University movie. This event starts at 10:00 in the morning.
Sunday, June 9: Monsters University Scarers – Kids put together wooden Mike and Sully scarers. If your kids missed the first event, try this one. It will take place at 2:00 in the afternoon.
Saturday, June 22: Monsters University Chest – Kids put together a wooden chest with decorations inspired by the Monsters University movie. The event will start at 10:00 in the morning. Registration for this one opens on June 5th.
Sunday, June 23: Monsters University Chest – Kids put together a wooden chest with decorations inspired by the Monsters University Movie. If your kids missed the first one, try this one. It will begin at 2:00 in the afternoon. Registration opens on June 5th.
Lakeshore Learning has free craft events for kids every Saturday from 11:00 in the afternoon until 3:00 in the afternoon. You do not need to register.
June 8: Under the Sea Porthole – Kids make a paper porthole with an ocean scene and sea life
June 15: Father’s Day Tie – Kids decorate a paper Father’s Day tie, and add a string so Dad can wear it.
June 22: Welcome, Summer! Door Hanger – Kids create a beach scene that can be hung on a doornob.
June 29: Fourth of July Noisemaker – Kids create a colorful “shaker” that makes lots of noise.
Michaels Kids Club has craft sessions that start every half hour from 10:30 in the morning until 11:30 in the morning. They charge $2.00 per child per half hour session.
June 8: Father’s Day Card – Kids create and decorate a Father’s Day card that has a bow tie.
June 15: Father’s Day Duck Tape Frame – Kids use decorate duck tape to cover a photo frame for Dad.
June 22: Silly Shells – Kids create an imaginative creature from a decorate sea shell and a pipe cleaner.