When kids do crafts, they are developing lifelong skills underneath all the paint and craft tools. From developing fine motor skills to supporting self-esteem, getting crafty offers many benefits for your child. That goes for preschoolers, kids in elementary school, tween, teens and even adults. Craft items can add up to a lot of money. Luckily several companies are offering AMAZING free crafts kits for kids. Some of the crafts are done at stores and some craft kits can be taken home to do at home.
We’ve compiled the ultimate list of free crafts for kids for you here and verified them to save you time and the hassle. These free kids crafts don’t require you to pay anything.
Free Kids Craft from Home Depot
Home Depot offers monthly free Kids Workshops with free fun projects to do for kids. They are offered in-store the first Saturday of each month 9am-12noon local time. Kids Workshops provide a mix of skill-building, creativity, and safetyHead to the Customer Service Desk to find out where the craft event takes place. Kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend you call your local Home Depot to make sure they have the kits available. Registration isn’t necessary. More info on Home Depot Craft Kits.
Free Kids Craft from Lowe’s
Lowe’s offers monthly kids workshops. Bring your mini-DIYer into Lowe’s at one of the select time slots. Workshops are hosted by one of Lowe’s Red Vest experts and are held from 9:00am – 12:00pm, in-store only. If you are unable to attend during your selected time slot, your kit may be given away to Walk-Ins starting at 12:00pm, the day of the workshop. More info on Lowe’s Craft Kits.
Free Kids Craft from Joann’s
Joann’s gives away free take-home kid craft kits every month. Kids get to create & explore with Joann’s Take It & Make It events. They take place the first Saturday of every month. Joann’s will have free seasonal craft kits to take home and let kids’ little imaginations soar. More info on Joann’s Craft Kits.
Free Kids Craft from JC PENNEY
JC Penney offers free monthly Craft Kits for Kids Events at JCPenney Stores on the second Saturday of every month. Events are from 11AM – Noon local time. Craft kit includes everything you need. From my experience in my store, they will let you take a free pack to bring back to your kid so you don’t have to bring your kid in-store. All materials will be provided by your store. All kids receive: Fun, free craft + Special ID badge + Lanyard and collector’s pin. Items are available while supplies lasts. More info on JC Penney’s Craft Kits.
Free Kids Craft from Michaels
Michaels stores often offer free kid craft events at their stores. They’ll give you all the supplies you need to make the craft for free and you get to take your creation home with you. Some events require a registration and some don’t. More info on Michaels’ Craft Kits.
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