Check into these free and cheap valentine and spring craft outtings for kids on the calendar for February and March.
Home Depot: Kids ages 5 - 12 can learn valuable skills such as measuring and following directions when they sign up to create a Trojan Horse bank. The activity is planned between 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, March 1. For details, visit http://workshops.homedepot.com/workshops/kids-workshops.
Michaels: For just $2, kids can create their choice of valentines and spring crafts on various Saturdays in February and March. Activities last 30 minutes and are appropriate for ages 3 and up. Visit http://www.michaels.com/Kids-Store-Events/store-events-kids,default,pg.html for times and dates.
For a limited time, three valentine crafts for families have been added to the calendar this coming week for free. One Monday, Feb. 10 from 5 - 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb 12 from 10 a.m. - noon and 5 - 7 p.m. families can create together, while supplies last.
Lowes: The activity for Saturday, Feb. 8 is a wooden love note holder at the store’s “Build & Grow” kid clinic. These free activities fill quickly so check back often and register soon or you may have to travel to another Lowes location if you don’t secure a spot far enough in advance. Visit http://lowesbuildandgrow.com/pages/default.aspx for more details.