Here are some free or cheap children’s activities available this week to keep the kiddos busy. I thought posting these now will help you plan your week.
These are all the things that are free to do this week with just a few that are very inexpensive.
Lego Store: August 1 from 5:00 pm to close is an exclusive Lego Friends Building Event to build and decorate a model jewelry box. The models are free for kids to build and take home. (ages 6-14)
Quantities are limited so it is best to get there early!
Home Depot: Home Depot’s free Kids Workshop will be on Saturday, August 3rd and your kids can build a Home Depot Load ‘n Go Truck from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. You can get all the information about registering here.
AC Moore: Free Make & Take July 31st from 1pm-3pm. Kids can create a Scratch Art Tube.
Lakeshore Learning: Make a Ring Toss Game August 3rd. Children get to make a game set themselves from 11am- 3pm.
Michaels: Kid’s Club Event: Handy Growth Chart on August 3rd. Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop. Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join.
Barnes and Nobles: August 1st at 10:30 am is Summer Storytime/Hands on Learning Event. Explore the new LeapFrog LeapReader. Reading, writing and dinosaurs!
There is also a free storytime Tuesday and Thursday as well as Saturday of each week with with books, a cookie and usually coloring pages and activities. You should check your store because dates and times might vary.
Regal Cinemas: Children’s movies every Tuesday and Wednesday for just $1.00 per person at 10 am. This does tend to be pretty popular in my area so be sure to get there early.
Cinemark: Children’s movies for $1 or $.50 if purchased in advance. The Summer Movie Clubhouse days depending on what state you live in. It’s best to just click on your actual theater to get show dates and times because it greatly varies.
If you live near an American Girl Store, you might check out their events. Times and dates vary.
And if you want to see a list of Free Summer Reading Programs for Kids, just head over here.