Free and Frugal Kids Events in October
Posted on Friday, September 27th, 2013 at 7:00 am
Need something fun for your kids to do on the weekends? Check out some of these upcoming kids craft events. As you might expect, several of them will give your kids the opportunity to create a Halloween related craft. Most of these events are free for children to attend. Others are frugally priced.
LEGO is teaming up with Toys R Us for an exclusive building event. It is for children ages 5 and up. It is taking place at all Toys R Us locations. The event starts at noon and will end at 2:00 in the afternoon
September 28, 2013: Build an exclusive LEGO Friends picture frame
Kids can attend a free craft event at Lakeshore Learning stores every Saturday. The events start at 11:00 in the morning and end by 3:00 in the afternoon. Kids can attend the event for free, and do not need to register ahead of time.
October 5, 2013: On the Farm Puppets – Kids can create colorful farm animal stick puppets
October 12, 2013: Pumpkin Patch Door Hanger – Kids use scratch-through rainbow paper to create their very own pumpkin patch
October 19, 2013: Creepy Creatures Mask – Kids make creative and creepy monster masks to wear.
October 26, 2013: Tricky Treat Cup – Kids decorate a plastic cup (with handle) to look like a monster. It becomes a good place to store Halloween candy.
Lowe’s Build and Grow
Lowe’s offers free kids building events on Saturdays. Parents must register their child before the event begins. The child gets a free apron, goggles, and a patch. They also get to create a wooden project.
October 28, 2013: Spooky Stacker – Kids will create a Halloween inspired stacking game
Michaels Kids Club
Michaels has kids craft events on Saturdays. It costs $2.00 for one child to participate in a crafting session that will last 30 minutes. The sessions begin at 10:00 in the morning and will end at 11:30 in the morning.
September 28, 2013: Silly Monsters – Kids create a funny looking foam monster
October 5, 2013: Scary Jewelry – Kids create bracelets that have a self-designed monster attached
The Disney Store is doing a “Halloween Dress Rehearsal”. Kids should arrive dressed in their favorite Disney costume. There will be crafts, treats, and a Costume Parade. It will happen on two days:
Friday, October 18, 2013 starting at 5:00 in the evening and ending at 6:30 in the evening.
Saturday, October 19, 2013, starting at 11:00 in the morning and ending at 12:30 in the afternoon.