This past weekend my kids and I were invited to a super fun Mommy & Me Thanksgiving Craft event at Kidcreate Studio in Eden Prairie. My kids and I joined several other mommy bloggers and their kids for a morning of creative art, and left with our own clay Thanksgiving turkeys!
The event was led by Kendra and Linnea, who made the event really fun for the kids. As we waited for everyone to arrive, kids were invited to color on the paper at the tables, or play with legos (where they got to meet their birds, “Artsy” and “Craftsy!”).
Kendra started by inviting the kids to the rug and asking them what they’re thankful for. The kids shared answers like “my mommy,” “my cat,” and even “my hermit crab” (that was my 6-year-old!).
Then the kids went to the table to create their own clay Thanksgiving turkeys! Kendra helped them every step of the way, from shaping the body to putting the feathers on.
What a talented group of young artists! Kendra even encouraged all the kids to name their turkeys – my daughter named hers Feathers, and my son named his Mr. Gobbler!
After they made their turkeys, it was time to make some goop (!), which they could take home.
Of course my kids wanted to browse their cool art selection (and gave me plenty of ideas for Christmas gifts).
What I especially liked about our experience was how easy the art was to create. I don’t consider myself a super crafty mom – so I love having someone else show my kids (and me!) how to create something!
I learned that Kidcreate has a TON of unique and fun art classes, camps and workshops for kids from age 18 months through 12 years, such as:
- Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (for age 18 months – 6 years)
- LEGO Dino World (3 – 6 years)
- LEGO Loco (5 – 12 years)
- How to Draw and Paint a Pony (5 – 12 years)
- Foodalicious Doll Party (4 – 9 years)
They also offer birthday and other parties: A standard party is $325 for 11 – 15 guests, a mini-party is $275 for 10 or fewer guests (they even offer in-home parties!).
For a full list of classes and camps, visit their website here!
Kidcreate Eden Prairie: http://www.kidcreatestudio.com/eden-prairie-art-studio/