If you want to do something fun as a family this weekend, but don’t have a lot of money to spend, here’s a list of free family activities that won’t bust your budget this weekend!
AC Moore –
Saturday 11/12 from 1-3pm, Make a Holiday card to send to the troops.
Sunday 11/13 from 1-3pm, Make n’ Mold candy making demonstration: Mint Marshmallow Pops.
11/6-12/24 Every weekday, Monday-Friday, from 5 to 7 pm and every weekend, Saturday & Sunday, from noon to 5pm, kids can take part in making crafts and holiday ornaments, like a snowman door hanger or animal sun catcher and construct great ornaments out of fishing bobbers, Popsicle sticks, jingle bells and more—even decorate Christmas cookies December 19th-24th! Be sure to select your store in the drop down menu for complete details and schedule.
Free fun Santa Bandz bracelet offered every weekday to the first 150 kids who visit Santa’s Wonderland Monday through Friday from 5-7pm (a different style will be offered each week).
Free 4×6 studio-quality photo with Santa from 3pm to 8pm Monday through Friday, Saturday’s 10am to 8pm and Sunday’s noon to 5 pm.
Saturday 11/12 from 10:30am-1pm, Muppet Craftational Event: Use your imagination to make a most inspirational, celebrational Muppet.
Friday 11/11 through Tuesday 11/15, Bring in a T-Shirt to be recycled and a Friends and Family coupon to any Disney Store and save 25% off your entire purchase!
Saturday 11/12 from 11am-1pm Model Magic Turkey Make It-Take It, 1-3pm Papercrafting w/ Fiskars & ColorBok, 3-5pm Textile Crafts w/ EK Success.
Saturday 11/12 from 11am-3pm, Silly Scarecrow: kids create a wild-eyed scarecrow.
Saturday 11/12 from 10am-Noon, FREE: Kids build a Science Lab! Be sure to sign up for this event here.
Saturday 11/12 from 10-11am, Make-It Take-It Button Ring with purchase of buttons. From 11am-Noon, Martha Stewart Crafts Ornament Maker Demo. From 1-3pm, Wilton Gingerbread House Free Demo.
Sunday 11/13 from 1-2pm Make-It Take-It Gingerbread clay pot with purchase of clay pot. From 2-3pm, Make-It Take-It Martha Stewart Crafts Paint Ornament with purchase of ornament.
Friday 11/11 through Sunday 11/13, Free Entrance to over 100 National Parks that usually charge entrance fees!
Saturday 11/12 at 3pm & 4pm, Doll Tea Party St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Benefit: For a $5 donation to St. Jude, kids enjoy refreshments, stories and crafting with a favorite doll or teddy bear. RSVP required.
Tuesday 11/15 at 11am, Elf on the Shelf Story Time: learn about the Elf on the Shelf and help name the elf in your store.
Target – select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.
Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.
(Thanks Keeping Cents!)