Free Children’s Activities: Week of November 11-17


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.

Bass Pro Shop: Free Photo with Santa, crafts and activities through December 24th.   Times, dates and activities vary by location.  You can select your store here and get more specific information.

Babies R Us: Babies 1st Christmas Event November 16th from 9-10am.  Get a $10 gift card just for joining the fun!  Meet other parents with babies born in 2013.  Enjoy holiday festivities, giveaways and prizes. Create a holiday craft with your little one.

**Please note this week’s event is for babies born April-June 2013. Upcoming Saturdays will include other months.

Toys R Us: Ultimate Wish Saturday event November 16th from 10am-2pm. Enjoy free activities and giveaways as your child checks out this year’s hottest toys. Event intended for children ages 3 and up.

Pottery Barn Kids: Doll Tea Party on November 16th at 3pm and 4pm.  This is a special tea time benefiting St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  For a $10 donation, kids will enjoy refreshments, stories and crafting with their favorite doll or teddy bear. (ages 4 and up)

Every Tuesday from 11AM-11:30AM, kids of all ages are invited to story time. Times can vary slightly from store to store so you might want to call ahead to verify.

Lakeshore Learning:  Make a Thankful Placemat to show what you are grateful for this year November 16th from 11am-3pm.  

Michaels: Kids Club Event- Make a Rudy the Reindeer ornament on November 16th. 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 Noble: There is a free storytime Tuesday and Thursday as well as Saturday of each week with books, a cookie and usually coloring pages and activities.


If you live near an American Girl Store, you might check out their events.  Times and dates vary.

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