Free Kids Events in August
Posted on Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 7:02 am
The summer is going by so fast! Are your kids complaining that they are bored? Give them something fun to do by taking them to the free kids events that are happening in August. Some are building events, others are craft events, and all will entertain your kids for at least half an hour or so.
Lowe’s Build and Grow
Lowe’s Build and Grow holds free kids clinics on Saturdays. Each child who participates will get a free apron, goggles, patch, and the opportunity to build a wooden project. Parents must register their children ahead of time in order for them to attend the event.
August 9, 2014: Kids will build a Monsters vs Aliens Trolley. It is a wooden trolley that is decorated with images from the Monsters vs Aliens movie.
August 23, 2014: Kids will build a Monsters vs Aliens Robot. It is a wooden robot. The overall look is inspired by the Monsters vs Aliens movie.
Lakeshore Learning has free kids craft events every Saturday. They begin at 11:00 in the morning and will end at 3:00 in the afternoon. The events are for kids who are age 3 and older. No registration is required.
August 9, 2014: Summer Spinning Top – Kids will create and decorate a spinning top that has a sun decoration on the top of it.
August 16, 2014: Blooming Numbers Garden – Kids will create a blooming flower with petals that have math problems on them.
August 23, 2014: Silly Face Magnetic Note Holder – Kids will use craft sticks, feathers, googly eyes, and a clothespin to create a silly face magnetic holder. The note goes in the clothespin. A magnet goes on the back of the craft.
August 30, 2014: Whimsical Wind Catcher – Kids will create a wind catcher and decorate it with stickers, sequence, and beads.
Home Depot offers free “DIY” workshops to kids of all ages and experience levels. Kids get to build a wooden craft, and will receive a Workshop Apron, a commemorative pin, and a certificate of achievement. Parents must register their child in order to have him or her attend the event.
August 2, 2014: Build a Mini-Crate Pencil Holder – Kids will build a small, wooden, crate that can be used as a pencil holder.
LEGO Club offers free mini model build events once a month. They take place at LEGO stores and start at 5:00 in the evening. The events are for children ages 6 – 14.
August 5, 2014: LEGO Monkey Mini Build – Kids will build a mini model of a monkey with LEGO.