Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in January

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in January

This January, take your kids who love arts and crafts to these local, creative activities in Westchester.

Soap-Making Workshop
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 2, 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Sheldrake Environmental Center, 685 Weaver St., Larchmont, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Combine the fragrances of various dried herbs and essential oils to make your own bars of soap.
WANT TO GO? $10. 914-834-1443. sheldrakecenter.org.

Pelham Art Center Open House/Meet our Teaching Artists FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 5, 2-4pm
WHERE: Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Avenue, Village of Pelham, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Join us for an Open House to meet our teaching artists and learn more about our exciting classes, workshops, and camps!
WANT TO GO? 914-738-2525. https://pelhamartcenter.org/.

First Saturday Art Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 5, 11am-1pm
WHERE: Westchester Children's Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Drop in for a hands-on art workshop led by a fine arts specialist.
WANT TO GO? $7; $6 seniors; free for children younger than 1. 914-421-5050. discoverwcm.org.

Rainbow Yarn Prints
WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 8, 4-4:45pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St., Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Using yarn and paint, artists wrap a crafting tool and then roll out a variety of patterns in a rainbow of colors.
WANT TO GO? $20. 914-346-5148. lilchameleon.com.

Mad Art! FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 4:30pm
WHERE: The Field Library, 4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Consult with a teen volunteer and channel your inner artist.
WANT TO GO? 914-737-0847. fieldkids.wordpress.com.

Melted Snowmen
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 4:00-4:45pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St, 1st Floor, Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Lil artists create their own interpretation of this with a variety of materials as they imagine what Frosty looks like when the sun hits!
WANT TO GO? $15 child; $10 siblings. 914-346-5148. LilChameleon.com.

Melted Snowmen
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 4-4:45pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St., Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Lil artists create their own interpretation of what Frosty looks like when the sun hits using a variety of materials.
WANT TO GO? $15. 914-346-5148. lilchameleon.com.

Family Art Project: Sunrise, Sunset
WHEN: Jan. 12 - 13, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, 649 W. 249th St., Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Design your favorite dawn or dusk landscape with the silhouette of a forest, city skyline, or bridge.
WANT TO GO? $8; $4 students and seniors; $2 children ages 6-18; free for children younger than 6; free until 12pm on Saturdays. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Floating Pirate Ships
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 4-4:30pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St., Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Using foam puzzle-like pieces, little ones can build a floating pirate ship. 
WANT TO GO? $10. 914-346-5148. lilchameleon.com.

Make Your Own Terrarium
WHEN: Monday, Jan. 21, 10-11:30am
WHERE: Sheldrake Environmental Center, 685 Weaver St., Larchmont, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Create your very own habitat in a container to bring home and enjoy.
WANT TO GO? $10. 914-834-1443. sheldrakecenter.org.

Family Art Project: Painted Papers and the Stories of Eric Carle
WHEN: Jan. 26 - 27, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, 649 W. 249th St., Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Hear some of Eric Carle’s stories, then learn from his techniques, as you cut and layer hand painted papers to form bright and colorful images.
WANT TO GO? $8; $4 students and seniors; $2 children ages 6-18; free for children younger than 6; free until 12pm on Saturdays. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

The Science of Snowflakes
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 26, 1pm.
WHERE: Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Explore how the falling snow forms and make your own “snow” and snowflakes!
WANT TO GO? $5 person members; $8 person non-members. 914-967-5150. ryenaturecenter.org.

LEGO Weekend
WHEN: Jan. 26 - 27, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Maritime Aquarium, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk, CT
AGES: All
WHAT: Help LEGO experts create an Aquarium-themed scene by building a small LEGO marine creature.
WANT TO GO? $24.95; $22.95 seniors; $17.95 children ages 3-12. 203-852-0700. maritimeaquarium.org.

Art Adventures: Create Your Own Cartoon
WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 27, 1-3pm
WHERE: Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, Connecticut
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Craft works of art inspired by the museum’s collections and exhibitions, such as "Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art."
WANT TO GO? $10; $8 students and seniors; free for children younger than 5. 203-869-0376. brucemuseum.org.

Snow Paint
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 4-4:45pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St., Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Use snow paint to create a cool, 3D effect on paper.
WANT TO GO? $15. 914-346-5148. lilchameleon.com.

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