Your Kids Can Build A Cute And Practical Toy At This Free Home Depot Event On Oct. 7

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If you’re not already busy with fall sports practices, hayrack rides or pumpkin-related festivities, we’ve got a fun idea for this Saturday.

Home Depot is hosting yet another ridiculously fun and completely free workshop for kids this month.

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On Saturday, Oct. 7, your kids can build a coin bank that’s shaped like a fire station. This event runs from 9 a.m. to noon.

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After they build the coin bank, they’ll get to decorate it with paint and stickers.

Plus, they get to take it home afterward! A morning of free entertainment AND a piggy bank? Count us in!

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Your child will also get a certificate of achievement, a commemorative pin and a workshop apron.

You can register for the event by visiting the Home Depot website.

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Plus, this is the perfect opportunity to talk with your kids about the power of saving money. Not to suck the fun out of this workshop, but it could be a good segue for encouraging them to save their pennies!

Did you know that nearly one in five parents surveyed in 2017 gave their child a credit card between the age of 8 and 14? It’s never been more important to start teaching your kids early about personal finance.

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Nearly one in five parents—18 percent—reported giving a credit card to their children aged 8 to 14, according to a new survey conducted by asset management firm T. Rowe Price. That figure is more than quadruple the 4 percent of parents giving their kids plastic in 2012.

Barnes & Noble Event On Oct. 7

And when you’re done at Home Depot, head over to Barnes & Noble for even more free fun!

Select Barnes & Noble locations across the country are hosting a free Lego event for kids!

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You can check here to see if the Barnes & Noble location near you is participating, but it looks like a pretty good number of stores are hosting these events.

Here are all the details you need for your kiddos:

The event starts at 4 p.m. in most locations.

It’s promoting the release of the new “Lego Ninjago” movie.

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Your kids will get to make a green dragon mini model to take home with them!

You don’t need to RSVP by the looks of it, but the event page does say “while supplies last,” so you might want to get there a little early.

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If your child is a big Lego fan or just loves to build things, this is definitely something to consider for Saturday, Oct. 7!

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