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    I wish someone had taught me how to draw when I was a kid. It’s so easy to express an idea when you can draw  it out!


    1) Art Room 8710 – 3rd Avenue Brooklyn  11209   347-560-6572

    For children ages 2-12  Afterschool  Classes begin September 14th 

    Check the   Five years in Bay Ridge   And they do birthday parties too!

    Private classes for portfolio prep  middle school students work on art portfolios for specialized high school admission. 



    2) Norma’s Arts and Crafts Supplies 7813 – 3rd Avenue Brooklyn 11209  718-921-9200

    This store sells a lot of cute craft kits that you can do with kids at home. The store has art supplies, glue gun, glue sticks, wreaths, fabric paint, stickers, tempera paint, tye dye t-shirt dye kits, paper, everything! They have a table in the back where children can sit and paint or do crafts as well! I go to this store all the time because I love doing crafts. I’ve seen kids as young as 3 years  old doing crafts at Norma’s.  If you are wondering if she has something in stock, message her on Facebook

    One day classes range from $15-$30 (depending on the materials).  They have screen printing in October!  

    Norma’s does birthday parties too.



    3)  The Painted Pot   8009 -3rd  Avenue Brooklyn   718-491-6411

    Paint a premade item or use the pottery wheel and create a masterpiece.    Facebook

    After school program – 10 weeks $370  – more info



    4) The Ridge Creative Center  6501 6th Avenue (at  First Evangelical Free Church)  Brooklyn 11220     info@theridgecreativecenter.org   Facebook page

    Summer Progam – 9 weeks, from June 30th – August 29th.  Full day is from 8:00 – 4:00    Extended Hours 8:00 – 6:30



    5) Arts and Crafts at the  Bay Ridge Library    7223 Ridge Blvd. at 73rd St.  Brooklyn   11209   718-748-5709

    Children 5 and up – Thursdays 2:30 -3:30 pm


    6)  Art Fun Studio – Opened in 2015  See pics here  547 92th Street  Their FB Page

    Plaster shape painting (like Plaster Galary – see below) , Mommy and Me Classes for 2-4 year olds , Sip wine and paint parties for Moms – 3 hours for $35

    art fun studio paint plaster parties kids bay ridge


    7) Free one-hour art classes on Saturdays at the Brooklyn Central Library 10 Grand Army Plaza  Brooklyn, NY 11238     718.230.2100

    Different age groups – drawing manga and comic book illustrations for older children.


    8)  Every Second and Fourth Saturday at Lowes there are workshops for Kids:

    Lowes has great free Build and Grow Saturday morning workshops for kids and their parents. They usually take place on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. You have to register your children and not just walk in (although some Lowe’s do let you do that) in order to participate. Many Moms come with their sons and daughters.

    Lowes provides all the materials for these projects. In addition, children get an apron, certificate and a patch for each workshop they complete. Some workshops are to build: wooden toys, bird houses, a flower pot, a ufo and bug box. You can register your children here: https://www.lowesbuildandgrow.com  Free


    9)  Home Depot had Saturday morning classes for children and their parent from 9 am – 12 pm. You just go into the store –  no signup needed.  We have two Home Depots nearby – one on Hamilton Avenue and the other on Cropsey – 11214 area code.  Free



    10) Choplet Ceramic Studio    238 Grand Street   Williamsburg  Brooklyn 11211 – very patient people here

    Pottery classes for kids  age 7-13  4 classes $320

    Pottery Classes for 6-13 years old children – 14 sessions (each class is two hours long)   $420



    11) Brighton Kids Club   3069 Brighton 1st Street  Brooklyn 11235  718-942-5555

    Afterschool, weekend and summer camp  art classes for children.

    Does birthday parties – ceramics or painting.


    12) Plaster Galaxy 2208 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11229  see our pictures here   


    13) Heart 101  – Painting class in Manhattan for children 6-8 $40 a class or $674 for the semester September to December.


    Other Sports & Activities for Children  in Bay Ridge