Take Your Kids To These Two Michaels Crafting Events This Weekend

Michael's Arts and Crafts Store Waterbury CT. 6/2014
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Tired of hearing “I’m bored” from your kids, but not looking to spend a fortune?

Michaels Craft Stores regularly offer free and low cost crafting classes for kids. This weekend, there are two opportunities for your kids to get creative. One of them is free, while the other one costs $2 to $5 (depending on your child’s age).

So, pull out those calendars, mark down these dates and get ready for some fun!

Oh, and if you want to do some shopping, go for it! The Michaels staff will keep the kids busy building some amazing things while you browse and shop.

FREE Makeathon Fun Photo Frames

  • Date: Sunday, April 8
  • Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Cost: FREE, supplies included

This session is broken down into two groups: ages 3 to 8 and ages 6 and older.

The younger crowd’s project is an adorable house-style frame:


The older kids’ project involves a little more detail and features a funky, art-deco style frame that they’ll be proud to display. Parents of older students are asked to sign up before arriving to class.



Kids Club Spring Kites

  • Date: Saturday, April 7
  • Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Cost: $2 per project, supplies included (ages 3 to 8); $5 per project, supplies included (ages 6 and up)
  • Online Sign-Ups Requested

Younger crafters will have the chance to make this spring-themed kite to hang in their room.


The older crafters will build a traditional-style craft kite from the kit supplied by Michales. Everything from the classic diamond shape to the decorated tail is included!


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