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Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in June

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in June

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

Comic Book Club FREE
WHEN: Feb. 1 - Jun. 7, First Friday of month, 4-5:30pm
WHERE: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Discuss new titles, learn sketching techniques, and enjoy pizza!
WANT TO GO? 914-422-1476. whiteplainslibrary.org.

Historic Grounds & Modern Gardens: Juried Exhibition
WHEN: Apr. 11 - Jun. 23, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
WHERE: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, 295 West Ave., Norwalk, Connecticut
AGES: All
WHAT: See an exhibit made up of about 30 works from digital submissions.
WANT TO GO? 45-minute tours: $10; $8 seniors 62 and older; $6 students; free for children younger than 8 and members. 90-minute tours: $20; $18 seniors 62 and older; $16 students; free for children younger than 8 and members. 203-838-9799. lockwoodmathewsmansion.com.

Open Art Studio FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 1, 11am-1pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco , NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: All supplies are provided so you can create art work!
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Origami FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 1, 1-3pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco , NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Share models and techniques.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

First Saturday Art Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 1, 11am-1pm
WHERE: Westchester Children's Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY
AGES: 3-17
WHAT: Drop in for a hands-on art workshop!
WANT TO GO? $7.50; $6.50 for seniors; free for children younger than 1, members, active duty military personnel and Blue Star Families. 914-421-5050. discoverwcm.org.

Family Art Project: Our Most Wild Imaginings
WHEN: Jun. 1 - 2, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Take a story-walk and stop to create art along the way.
WANT TO GO? $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6–18; free for members and children younger than 6; free admission until noon on Saturday. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Community Art Day FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 2, 2-5pm
WHERE: Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: There will be music, food, and art.
WANT TO GO? 914-738-2525. pelhamartcenter.org.

DIY Handprint Animals FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jun. 3, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Using only their hands, fingers, paint, and paper, children will make animals and insects.
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. mountkiscolibrary.org.

DIY Ladybug FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Jun. 4, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Create a ladybug out of egg cartons and pom poms. 
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Which Craft? Wednesday: String Art FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 5, 4-5pm
WHERE: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Use a hammer, nails, and string to make a decorative plaque.
WANT TO GO? 914-422-1476. whiteplainslibrary.org.

DIY Hot Air Balloon FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 5, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Make a hot air balloon out of CDs.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Little Playtimes
WHEN: Jun. 7 - 28, Tuesdays, 10am-2pm
WHERE: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, 39 Fitzgerald St., Yonkers , NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Bring your little one for some DUPLO fun, including a farmer workshop, animal bingo, and story time.
WANT TO GO? $29.95 admission for 1 adult and child; free for members. 866-243-0770. westchester.legolanddiscoverycenter.com.

Junk Construction with Naomi Towers FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 8, 10am-12pm
WHERE: The Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Learn to create art with recycled items found at home.
WANT TO GO? 914-375-5100. bluedoorartcenter.org.

Second Saturdays: Watercolor Landscapes
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 8, 9:30-11:30am
WHERE: Boscobel House, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison, New York
AGES: All
WHAT: Explore the past through hands-on activities.
WANT TO GO? $12; $7 members. 845-265-3638. boscobel.org.

Family Art Project: Metamorphosis Mobiles
WHEN: Jun. 8 - 9, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn about frogs and toads through crafts. 
WANT TO GO? $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6–18; free for members and children younger than 6; free admission until noon on Saturday. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Science Sunday
WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 9, 1:30-2:15pm
WHERE: Westchester Children's Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Join for a lesson about a new scientific concept.
WANT TO GO? $7.50; $6.50 for seniors; free for children younger than 1, members, active duty military personnel, and Blue Star Families. 914-421-5050. discoverwcm.org.

DIY Jumbo Jet FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jun. 10, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Make a plane by cutting, gluing, and painting with recyclables!
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. scoppola@wlsmail.org.

DIY Binary Beads FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Jun. 11, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco , NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Using binary code, spell out your initials to create a bracelet.
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Lego Club FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 12, 4-6pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Enjoy A fun building club.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-8041. scoppola@wlsmail.org.

DIY Edible Play Dough FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Jun. 13, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Create play dough using frosting, then design treats. 
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Flying Super Dad Card Craft
WHEN: Friday, Jun. 14, 4-4:30pm
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St., Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Craft a flying Superdad Card with a personalized message.
WANT TO GO? $20. 914-346-5148. lilchameleon.com.

Hooked on Daddy Card Craft
WHEN: Friday, Jun. 14, 9:45-10:15am
WHERE: Lil Chameleon, 29 Elm St., Tuckahoe, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Craft something extra special with a lil hand print.
WANT TO GO? $20. 914-346-5148. lilchameleon.com.

Family Art Project: Pollinator’s Paper Lanterns
WHEN: Jun. 15 - 16, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Use papier-mâché to create flower lanterns and pollinaters.
WANT TO GO? $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6–18; free for members and children younger than 6; free admission until noon on Saturday. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Everything Macrame with Kisha Coston FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 15, 10am-12pm
WHERE: The Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Learn a new style of weaving.
WANT TO GO? 914-375-5100. bluedoorartcenter.org.

Father's Day Keychains
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 15, 10:30am-12pm
WHERE: Scribble Art Workshop, 63 Main St., Dobbs Ferry, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Create a unique Father's Day gift.
WANT TO GO? $25; sibling discount available. 914-693-3110. hisawyer.com/scribble-art-workshop/schedules.

DIY Seashell Wind Chimes FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jun. 17, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Libary, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Create a wind chime out of seashells.
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. mountkiscolibrary.org.

DIY Hedgehog Rocks FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 19, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Create a miniature hedgehog.
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Which Craft? Wednesday: Coloring Book Club FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 19, 4-5pm
WHERE: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Relax with coloring.
WANT TO GO? 914-422-1476. whiteplainslibrary.org.

Workshop: Unicorn Doll Making
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 22, 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Make a stuffed unicorn.
WANT TO GO? $35; $32 members. 914-738-2525. pelhamartcenter.org.

Family Art Project: Waves and Ripples with Ink and Paper
WHEN: Jun. 22 - 23, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Use the Japanese art of suminagashi and orizome to explore marbling and dyeing.
WANT TO GO? $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6–18; free for members and children younger than 6; free admission until noon on Saturday. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Glitter and Pom-Pom Sensory Bottles FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 22, 10am-12pm
WHERE: The Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Create engaging sensory discovery bottles.
WANT TO GO? 914-375-5100. bluedoorartcenter.org.

Expand Your Universe Art Workshop: Making and Mixing Colors FREE
WHEN: Monday, Jun. 24, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Enjoy making and mixing colors. 
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. mountkiscolibrary.org.

DIY Terrarium FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Jun. 25, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco , NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Recycle soda bottles and create a terrarium.
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Which Craft? Wednesday: Mason Jars FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Jun. 26, 4-5pm
WHERE: White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Create a container with a mason jar and tissue paper.
WANT TO GO? 914-422-1476. whiteplainslibrary.org.

DIY Egg Carton Ocean Scene FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Jun. 27, 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Library, 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Celebrate the return of summer with an ocean scene.
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. mountkiscolibrary.org.

Family Art Project: Nature Reshaping and Wild Adaptation
WHEN: Jun. 29 - 30, 10am-1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Create papercraft sculptures of imaginary plants and animals based on adaptations that will be important to the future. 
WANT TO GO? $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6–18; free for members and children younger than 6; free admission until noon on Saturday. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Paint/Mixed Media FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 29, 10am-12pm
WHERE: The Blue Door Art Center, 13 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Learn how to combine materials to create mixed-media art.
WANT TO GO? 914-375-5100. bluedoorartcenter.org.

The Joshua Show: Pre-Show Swift Snail Rod Puppet Workshop
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 29, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Build a snail rod puppet before you see The Joshua Show.
WANT TO GO? $25. 914-631-3390. tarrytownmusichall.org.

Expand Your Universe FREE
WHEN: Jul. 1 - Aug. 12, Monday 4:30-5:30pm
WHERE: Mount Kisco Public Library, 100 East Main STreet, Mount Kisco, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Every Monday this summer there will be a different art workshop! Registration required. 
WANT TO GO? 914-864-0130. moontkiscolibrary.org.

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