Best Places For Kids To Get Creative

November 15, 2010 11:43 AM


Want to unleash your child’s creativity? Here are some of the best places in the greater Sacramento-area to let your kids create their own art and projects. From no holds barred finger-painting to creating art from recycled products, you’re sure to find the perfect artistic outlet for you child at one of these places.

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2226 K Street

ArtBeast is a truly unique place for children to explore their artistic side. Where else can you just drop in with your toddler and let them get as messy and loud as they want while they explore different play spaces including a music room and stage area with costumes! ArtBeast describes itself as an “arts exploration space for children featuring an open studio, arts classes, and arts exploration rooms.” The studio is focused on kids 6 and younger, but all kids are welcome. Drop in prices are $8 per person but they do have memberships available.

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414 Vernon Street, Suite 110

reCREATE’s take line is “where creativity and conservation meet”. For $5 an hour, kids can drop in and create art “from other people’s trash”. The non-profit collects unwanted materials from local businesses and turns them into supplies for children’s art projects. You can also have a “green” birthday party at reCREATE. Kids learn about being creative and about recycling!

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116B I Street

TrailMix is a store in Old Sacramento that sells family adventure products like bug catching supplies, gardening supplies and more. But they’ve also opened up a Nature Arts Studio. It functions like a restaurant where you select a project from the menu to create. Items on their “menu” range from a $2 “Paint a Puzzle” to $17 bird house they can build and paint. CBS13’s Lisa Gonzales loves TrailMix!!

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4480 Duckhorn Dr., Suite #100

KidzArt offers a number of programs aimed at exposing kids to art. They have offer after-school classes at more than 60 area schools. The classes explore styles, techniques, artists, art history and more. Kids can also attend classes and summer workshops at their new Natomas studio. It’s also a great place for birthday parties or scout meetings.