Children’s Activities

30
Oct
2014

Home Depot: Free Kids Workshop {November 29th}

10/30/2014. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy.

home depot workshop

Home Depot will have another Build and Grow event on November 29th.  You kids will make a Give and Save Bank. I think this looks like a cute event!

Here are the details:

  • FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety along with instilling a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.

Note: It does look like they prefer you register for the Home Depot Kid Clinics now so you’ll want to head on over here to do that.


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27
Oct
2014

Lowe’s: Free Build and Grow Clinic November 8th

10/27/2014. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy.

lab1

Registration is open for the next Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic on November 8th. Children can make a Science Lab at 10 am.

It is always best to sign up for these right away because they do fill up really fast.

You must register before you attend. The kids should get an apron, all the supplies for the clinic and a few other goodies.

 

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27
Oct
2014

Free Children’s Activities: Week of October 26 – November 2

10/27/2014. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy.

pumpkinkit

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.

Pottery Barn Kids: 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.  

Pajama Jam on November 1st from 5-9pm.  Children can wear pj’s and enjoy storytime, coloring, cookies and milk. 

Lakeshore Learning:  Kids will create a Scarecrow Puppet on November 1st.  Stop by from 11am-3pm.

Michaels: Kid’s Club Event: Thankful Turkey Craft on November 1st from 10am to noon.

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. 

Some stores will feature a special Paddington Bear storytime on Saturday.

Bass Pro Shop: Your kids can participate in the Free Kid’s Adventures Activities- treasure hunts, crafts and more.  These are weekly activities and vary greatly by location.  You can head over here to find your local store to confirm activities and times. And just a heads up from personal experience, it is best to get in line early. These events tend to be very popular.

Some locations will have a special “It’s The Great Pumpkin” Halloween event. Check your local storm to confirm. 

REI: They offer the Family Adventure Program with various classes for children and adults.  I saw hiking and camping classes plus fun Geocaching adventures. I also saw outdoor photography lessons.

The selection and dates/times vary by location but you can check to see what your store is offering here. 

Home Depot:  The Home Depot event for November will be on Saturday, November 1st and your kids will build a Pallet Coaster.

Free hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12  between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. You need to register here.

 

 

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

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20
Oct
2014

Free Children’s Activities: Week of October 20-26

10/20/2014. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy.

boostory

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.

Pottery Barn Kids: 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:  Kids will create a Spooky Treats Holder on October 25th.  Stop by from 11am-3pm.

Michaels: Kid’s Club Event: Halloween Fun crafts on October 25th from 10am to noon.

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. 

October is No Bullying Month and some locations will feature a special storytime with Dr. Seuss’s Horton and more Lost Stories. Times Vary so check your local store. 

There will also be a special Halloween storytime on Saturday.  The book featured will be Click, Clack, Moo. 

Bass Pro Shop: Your kids can participate in the Free Kid’s Adventures Activities- treasure hunts, crafts and more.  These are weekly activities and vary greatly by location.  You can head over here to find your local store to confirm activities and times. And just a heads up from personal experience, it is best to get in line early. These events tend to be very popular.

REI: They offer the Family Adventure Program with various classes for children and adults.  I saw hiking and camping classes plus fun Geocaching adventures. I also saw outdoor photography lessons.

The selection and dates/times vary by location but you can check to see what your store is offering here. 

Williams-Sonoma: Junior Chef Class on October 25th at 10am.  Kids will learn how to decorate Halloween cookies. Suitable for ages 5-13. 

 

 

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

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12
Oct
2014

Free Children’s Activities: Week of October 13-19

10/12/2014. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy.

bricktober

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.

Toys R Us: Bricktober Build Event on October 18th from 12-2 pm.  Kids will make a Lego Bat Signal.

Disney Store: Halloween Dress Rehearsal.  Come dressed in your favorite Disney costume and enjoy Crafts, Games, and a Costume Parade on October 17th from 5 to 6:30 pm and the 18th from 11am to 12:30 pm. Minimum age for participation is age 3.  Check with your local store to confirm participation.

Pottery Barn Kids: 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:  Kids will create a Bunny Reading Pointer on  October 18th.  Stop by from 11am-3pm.

Michaels: Kid’s Club Event: Make a Fun Frankenstein Mask on October 18th from 10am to noon.

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. 

There will also be the monthly American Girl event on Thursday the 16th at 7 pm.   Join the American Girl Club for themed crafts and refreshments.

Bass Pro Shop: Your kids can participate in the Free Kid’s Adventures Activities- treasure hunts, crafts and more.  These are weekly activities and vary greatly by location.  You can head over here to find your local store to confirm activities and times. And just a heads up from personal experience, it is best to get in line early. These events tend to be very popular.

REI: They offer the Family Adventure Program with various classes for children and adults.  I saw hiking and camping classes plus fun Geocaching adventures. I also saw outdoor photography lessons.

The selection and dates/times vary by location but you can check to see what your store is offering here. 

Williams-Sonoma: Junior Chef Class on October 18th at 10am.  Kids will learn how to make Pumpkin Treats. Suitable for ages 5-13. 

 

 

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

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11
Oct
2014

Home Depot: Free Kids Workshop {November 1st}

10/11/2014. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy.

home depot workshop

The Home Depot event for November will be on Saturday, November 1st and your kids will build a Pallet Coaster.

Here are the details:

  • FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety along with instilling a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.

Note: It does look like they prefer you register for the Home Depot Kid Clinics now so you’ll want to head on over here to do that.


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06
Oct
2014

Free Children’s Activities: Week of October 6-12

10/06/2014. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy.

star-wars

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.

Toys R Us: Star Wars Rebel Event.  Kids will make a Lego Mini Ghost Ship on October 11th from 12-2 pm.

Lego Store: Free Lego Build on October 7th.  Children will build a Lego Monster.   The event starts at 5pm and is limited to kids age 6-14. You can find your local store here.Quantities are limited so it is best to get there early!

Pottery Barn Kids: 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:  Kids will create a Fire Safety Fido on October 11th.  Stop by from 11am-3pm.

Michaels: Kid’s Club Event: Make Halloween Mummies on October 11th from 10am to noon.

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. 

Plus many stores will feature a special Book with No Pictures Story Time during the week.

Also there is a Star War Reads Day on Saturday. It is supposed to be nationwide but you might just double check your location first. There will be giveaways, story time and more! 

Bass Pro Shop: Your kids can participate in the Free Kid’s Adventures Activities- treasure hunts, crafts and more.  These are weekly activities and vary greatly by location.  You can head over here to find your local store to confirm activities and times. And just a heads up from personal experience, it is best to get in line early. These events tend to be very popular.

REI: They offer the Family Adventure Program with various classes for children and adults.  I saw hiking and camping classes plus fun Geocaching adventures. I also saw outdoor photography lessons.

The selection and dates/times vary by location but you can check to see what your store is offering here. 

Williams-Sonoma: Junior Chef Class on October 11th at 10am.  Kids will learn how to make waffles. Suitable for ages 9-13. 

Lowes: Free kid’s workshop on October 11th.  Kids will make a Haunted House at 10am. You can register here.

The kids should get an apron, all the supplies for the clinic and a few other goodies.

 

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

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29
Sep
2014

Free Children’s Activities: Week of September 29 – October 5

09/29/2014. This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure Policy.

lakeshore

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.

Pottery Barn Kids: 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:  Kids will create a Music Drum on October 4th.  Stop by from 11am-3pm.

Michaels: Kid’s Club Event: Make Hand Painted Halloween Rocks on October 4th from 10am to noon.

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. 

Plus many stores will feature a special Don’t Let The Crayons Quit Storytime this week. Check your location to see what your store is offering and for specific dates and times. 

Bass Pro Shop: Your kids can participate in the Free Kid’s Adventures Activities- treasure hunts, crafts and more.  These are weekly activities and vary greatly by location.  You can head over here to find your local store to confirm activities and times. And just a heads up from personal experience, it is best to get in line early. These events tend to be very popular.

REI: They offer the Family Adventure Program with various classes for children and adults.  I saw hiking and camping classes plus fun Geocaching adventures. I also saw outdoor photography lessons.

The selection and dates/times vary by location but you can check to see what your store is offering here. 

Williams-Sonoma: Junior Chef Class on October 4th at 10am.  Kids will learn how to make Mac and Cheese many different ways. Suitable for ages 9-13. 

Home Depot: Free kid’s workshop on October 4th.  Kids will make a cute EMS truck from 9am to 12pm. You can register here.

The kids should get an apron, all the supplies for the clinic and a few other goodies.

 

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

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