Frugal Kids Events in June
Posted on Friday, May 30th, 2014 at 7:00 am
School lets out for summer vacation at the end of May or a few weeks into June. Parents are going to need to find some ways to keep their kids entertained. Children who like to create art or build things will find the following kids events to be a lot of fun. Here are some free and frugal kids events that your children can attend in June.
Lowe’s Build and Grow
Lowe’s Build and Grow offers free kids clinics on Saturdays. Each child will receive a free apron, goggles, patch, and the opportunity to build a wooden project. You must register your child ahead of time if you want him or her to attend.
June 14, 2014: Build Toothless – Children will build their very own Toothless dragon. This project is connected to the “How to Train your Dragon 2” movie that will hit theaters on June 13, 2014. This event will begin at 10:00 in the morning.
Lakeshore Learning offers free crafts for kids every Saturday starting at 11:00 in the morning and ending at 3:00 in the afternoon. The event is for children age 3 and up. No reservations are necessary.
June 7, 2014: “Let’s Bug Out” event – Children will make three bug related crafts. They can build “Buggy Goggles” that have antenna. They can decorate a pre-cut butterfly with glitter and other decorations. They can also make a “Lively Ladybug” out of paper plates.
June 14, 2014: “Father’s Day Pencil Holder” – Kids can make a cute, and useful, gift to give their dad on Father’s Day.
June 21, 2014: “My Summer Break Journal” – Kids can decorate a paper journal that they can use to write about the things they do on their summer break from school.
June 28, 2014: “Summer Memories Frame” – Kids can decorate a photo frame. Later, they can add a photo of something fun they did with their family during summer vacation.
Barnes & Noble
Some Barnes & Noble stores will be having a Father’s Day Storytime event on June 14, 2014. It will feature the book Mighty Dads. There will be a Father’s Day card-making craft and other activities. Use the search on the Barnes & Noble website to see if your local store will be participating.
Home Depot offers free kids events on the first Saturday of each month. They are DIY workshops for kids of all ages. Children will receive a free workshop apron, certificate of achievement and a commemorative pin. Registration is required.
June 7, 2014: “Build a Pint-Size Riding Lawn Mower” – Kids will put together a small, wooden, riding lawnmower. This event will begin at 9:00 in the morning is is scheduled on a “first come/first serve” basis.