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Free Family Crafts, Events & Activities Round Up!

December 16, 2011 at 9:40 am · 17 comments

If you are all shopped out, enjoy fun free family activities, crafts & events this weekend. Check them all out below!

Bass Pro Shops – Santa’s Wonderland from 11/5-12/24. Be sure to select your store in the drop down menu for complete details and schedule.

Through 12/24 Every weekday, Monday-Friday, from 5 to 7 pm and every weekend, Saturday & Sunday, from noon to 5pm, kids can take part in making crafts and holiday ornaments, like a snowman door hanger or animal sun catcher and construct great ornaments out of fishing bobbers, Popsicle sticks, jingle bells and more—even decorate Christmas cookies December 19th-24th! Be sure to select your store in the drop down menu for complete details and schedule.

Free fun Santa Bandz bracelet offered every weekday to the first 150 kids who visit Santa’s Wonderland Monday through Friday from 5-7pm (a different style will be offered each week).

Free 4×6 studio-quality photo with Santa from 3pm to 8pm Monday through Friday, Saturday’s 10am to 8pm and Sunday’s noon to 5 pm.

Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores -

Saturday 12/17 Demos from 11am-1pm Cricut Expression Machine, 1-3pm Cricut Imagine Machine, 3-5pm Jewelry-Making with Jesse James.

Lakeshore Learning 

Saturday 12/17 from 11am-3pm, Kids make a Playful Penguin Puppet.

Lowes Build and Grow –

Saturday 12/17 from 10am-Noon, FREE: Kids build a Train Engine for their Build and Grow train! This is the final part of the 2011 Lowe’s Train. Be sure to sign up for this event here.

Michaels –

Saturday 12/17 from 10am-Noon, Passport to Imagination, Mexico – Duck Tape Luggage Tag: create a cute luggage tag to hang on your holiday tree! From Noon-2pm, Poinsettia Card: use the Mexican Christmas flower to decorate a sweet holiday card!

Monday 12/19 from 11am-1pm, Camille’s Fun Dough Shapes FREE Make-It Take-It Event: enjoy some squishy fun with craft dough.

Wednesday 12/21 from 11am-1pm, Orion’s Foam Block Stamping FREE Make-It Take It Event: Stamp on creativity with your own one-of-a-kind designs.

Friday 12/23 from 11am-1pm, Oliver’s Sand & Glitter Art FREE Make-It Take-It Event: Fashion a rainbow with sand and glitter.

Pottery Barn Kids – Tuesday’s from 11-11:30am, Story Time.

Target – select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

The Home Depot – See Adult Weekly workshops here.

Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

*It’s always a good idea to call your local store to confirm participation!

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