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Boston Arts & Crafts Events for Kids and Families

Calendar of family and kids events that involve arts & crafts activities, happening near Boston.


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Mrs. Abell's Cartoon at Noon - Online Drawing Class!Online, Free
Tue, December 1, 2020  -  Thu, March 4, 2021   
Mrs. Abell is doing Cartoon at Noon! She is an elementary school art teacher and totally fun and engaging. Check out these fun videos, any time of day, to find lots of cartoons to draw.
Free Make a BirdHouse from Milk Cartons (Ages 3 - 18)Boston, Free
Thu, December 17, 2020  -  Sun, January 31, 2021   
Have fun making a bird house with your kids. All you need is a milk or juice carton and a handful of tools and materials.
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Drop-in Art Making at PEMSalem, $
Tue, January 5, 2021  -  Wed, December 29, 2021   
Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3pm (and select Monday holidays), come to the Art & Nature Center galleries to investigate and create art inspired by the natural world.
DROP-IN Paint Pottery, Canvas & PlasterWellesley, $$
Thu, January 14, 2021  -  Tue, June 1, 2021   
Drop in to Paint Pottery; Plaster or Canvas; Make Candles; Mosaics, Make Slime & Mine for Gems. Drop in 7 days a week. Make gifts!! The Painting Place is a fun, creative, interactive art studio for all ages.
MLK DAY No school Workshop at The Painting PlaceWellesley, $$
Mon, January 18, 2021  -  Mon, January 18, 2021   
Drop your kids off for a morning of safe, creative fun!! Painting, games, crafts and more. Games will be played while masked and maintaining socially distanced.
Virtual Programs: Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop GenerationBoston, $
Thu, January 21, 2021  -  Thu, May 6, 2021   
Enjoy a lineup of online programming organized in conjunction with the exhibition Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation.
Owls (@ Home)Concord, $$
Sat, January 23, 2021  -  Sat, January 23, 2021   
Join us for a pleasant morning needle felting owls via Zoom. Participants of this workshop will learn basic needle felting techniques, which are fun and easy to learn.
Snow Globe Workshop (Ages 5-12)Boylston
Sun, January 24, 2021  -  Sun, January 24, 2021   
Create an upcycled project by creating your own snow globe in a jar. Each child will create their own wintry scene in a jar, complete with evergreen trees, décor, and a small animal figurine.
Love Birds (@ Home)Concord, $$
Sat, February 6, 2021  -  Sat, February 6, 2021   
Via Zoom, participants will learn basic needle felting techniques while enjoying the creativity of constructing an imaginary bird-like critter who can perch on a shelf or hang from a plant.
Make a MESS at Discovery MuseumsActon, $
Wed, July 11, 2103  -  Wed, July 31, 2013   
The Make a MESS (Math, Engineering, Science, & Stuff) program series uses the arts as an introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Come and have a good time.
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Snowflake Stow Box CraftArlington, $
Tue, January 12, 3019  -  Sun, January 13, 2019   
Create a box with pearl paints and icy glass bubbles for a fun place to stow your treasures. $15pp. Please check the Artbeat website for a photo of this project.
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