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8 Ways to Celebrate National Crafting Month in NYC

Get out your paints and crayons because March is National Crafting Month. Just kidding, don’t make a crafty mess at home, sign up for one of our creative classes so your little artists can celebrate crafting month and you can skip the mess! Check out all of our picks below and get crafting! 

City Treehouse
Chelsea  / Birth – 6 years old

This play and learning center offers tons of crafty fun! Get messy at their Great Art Start class, make a masterpiece at Art is for Everyone, and more!

The Craft Studio
Tribeca  / 18 months – 4 years old

With songs, mini art lessons, and quick changing activities, classes such as Toddler Art are the perfect way to get your little artists excited to craft! They even finish each class with a dance party to get the wiggles out!

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The Art Farm in the City
Upper East Side  / 24 months – 6 years old

In the class Art for Busy Kids, young artists will create a masterpiece focused around a storybook. Whether your little ones paint on canvas or create with recycled materials, everyone is sure to have fun creating art that will revolve around storybook characters, the alphabet, and the world around them.

Apple Seeds
Chelsea/Flatiron  / 24 months – 3 years old

In My Chelsea Art Opening, Apple Seeds provides the smocks and the medium (paint, glue, multi-colored clay, etc.); you provide the emerging artist. Children will experiment with all different forms of art to create their very own masterpieces.

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Church Street School for Music and Art
Tribeca  / 16 months – 5 years old

In Explore Art, your kiddos will get messy enjoying developmentally appropriate art experiences while exploring various media and techniques. Children create paintings, drawings, collages, prints, group murals, and sculpture. Process, not product, is stressed in these classes.

Creatively Wild Art Studio
Brooklyn Heights  / 24 months – 4 years old

Dig in and get your hands dirty at Toddler Art Adventures! An awesome introduction into the stimulating world of art- (no arts & crafts here!)- kids work with authentic artistic materials and learn professional techniques, PLUS explore the inspiring world of multi-media.


Private Picassos Art Studio
Park Slope  / 18 months – 12 years old 

Budding toddler artists will explore paint, crayons, oil pastels, collage materials, air-dry clay, and recycled sculpture in Toddler Art Adventures, a process-oriented art class. Themes for projects include NYC, outer space, animals, opposites, and much more.

The Paint Place 
Upper West Side  / 4  – 8 years old 

Looking for a way to get artsy as a fam? Book a family session at Family Painting Day to paint together. Paint a collaborative masterpiece or each work on your own canvas to create a whole gallery of wall-worthy artwork.

Want to discover and book more new activities in NYC? Check out all upcoming activities across the NY Metro for more Big Apple fun! 

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