Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids on Long Island in February

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids on Long Island in February

This February, take your kids who love arts and crafts to these local, creative activities on Long Island. Find things to do with artistic children in both Nassau County and Suffolk County.

Crafts For Kids FREE
WHEN: Dec. 1 - Mar. 31, Saturday-Sunday, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Lakeshore Learning Store, 2079 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Kids will have a ball making exciting, educational crafts.
WANT TO GO? 516-616-9360. lakeshorelearning.com.

Made with Love FREE
WHEN: Jan. 2 - Dec. 18, Wednesdays, 11:30am
WHERE: Floral Park Library, 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: This knitting and crocheting group welcomes all.
WANT TO GO? 516-326-6330. floralparklibrary.org.

Crochet Club for Kids FREE
WHEN: Jan. 8 - Feb. 12, Tuesdays, 6:30pm
WHERE: Floral Park Library, 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Learn basic crochet stitches and techniques.
WANT TO GO? 516-326-6330. Floralparklibrary.org.

Handprint Love Plate FREE
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 1, 12:15-1:15pm
WHERE: Island Trees Public Library, 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Show the love with this cute ceramic plate made with handprints.
WANT TO GO? 516-731-2211. Islandtreespubliclibrary.org.

Kid's Night Out - Parent's Night Off
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 1, 6-9pm
WHERE: ThinkBIG! Theater Arts, Inc. , 42 S. Ocean Ave., Patchogue , NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Drop the kids at the theater for games, a pizza dinner, dessert, and arts and crafts.
WANT TO GO? $25 for the first child; $15 for first sibling; $12 each additional sibling . 631-307-4042. Thinkbigtheaterarts.org.

Art and the Lunar New Year: Celebrating the Chinese New Year
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 3, 1-3pm
WHERE: Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Road, Dix Hills, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Asian brush painting. Paint your Chinese Zodiac sign and explore calligraphy.
WANT TO GO? $30. 631-462-5400. artleagueli.org.

Krafty Kiddies FREE
WHEN: Feb. 5 - 26, select Tuesdays, 10-10:45am
WHERE: Freeport Public Library, 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy a story and craft program with your little one!
WANT TO GO? 516-379-3274. freeportlibrary.info.

Party Art Fun FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 7, Pre-K through Grade 2, 5-5:45pm; Grades 3-6, 6-6:45pm
WHERE: Floral Park Library, 17 Caroline Place, Floral Park, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Create something truly special with some favorite artists.
WANT TO GO? 516-326-6330. floralparklibrary.org.

Open Studio for Families
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 9, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Take a tour of the galleries and create art through hands-on activities.
WANT TO GO? $12; $9 seniors; $6 guests of members; free for students with ID, children younger than 18, and museum members. 631-283-2118. parrishart.org.

2019 Student Exhibition
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 9, Saturday-Thursday, 10am-5pm; Friday, 10am-8pm
WHERE: Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: The annual Student Exhibition showcases the work of hundreds of pre-K through high school students.
WANT TO GO? $12; $9 seniors; $6 guests of members; free for students with ID, children younger than 18, and museum members. 631-283-2118. parrishart.org.

Valentine's Family Paint Event
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2:30-4pm
WHERE: Key to My Art East Rockaway, 131 Main St., East Rockaway, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Drop off the kids or stay and paint with them.
WANT TO GO? $20. 516-218-2920. Keytomyart.com.

Valentine's Family Paint Event
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 10, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Key to My Art, 10 W. Oak St., Amityville, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: Drop off the kids or stay and paint!
WANT TO GO? $20. 631-608-9048. Keytomyart.com.

Preschool Crafts (ages 3-5) FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 12:15-1pm
WHERE: Island Trees Public Library, 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Kids can meet new friends, connect with their grown-up, and practice their motor and listening skills.
WANT TO GO? 516-731-2211. Islandtreespubliclibrary.org.

Small Objects with Sculpey Workshop for All Ages with Ruby Jackson
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 16, 1-4pm
WHERE: Southampton Arts Center , 25 Jobs Lane , Southampton , NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Ruby will teach you how to make miniature food, little animals, and beads out of Sculpey clay.
WANT TO GO? $20; $15 for Friends of SAC. 631-283-0967. southamptonartscenter.org.

Winter Recess Clay Immersion Camps
WHEN: Feb. 18 - 22, 9am-12pm
WHERE: Studio E Art Classes, 565 route 25a, Miller place, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT:

Kids Clay Immersion (Ages 5-8) Meets Monday Feb 18-Fri Feb 22nd from 9am- Noon $50 Daily Tuition or pay $200 for the full week Students will build their own sculptures from natural Earth clay. Students may choose to make a different project from our idea book each day, or create our daily featured projects (to be announced). Students who have attended past clay days and ceramics classes may also glaze past project(s) (included in cost.) Please pack a snack and drink. Teachers: Mr. Justin and Miss Sarah


WANT TO GO? $50 per 3 hour clay immersion session. 631-744-4001. https://studioeartclass.com/school-aged-events.

February Break
WHEN: Feb. 18 - 22, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Make snow that won't melt, ice cream, and gooey slime, and learn about animals.
WANT TO GO? $6; $4 kids ages 3-12 and seniors ages 65 and older; members free. 516-692-6768. cshfishhatchery.org.

LOL Glitter Doll Paint Week
WHEN: Feb. 18 - 21, daily, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Key to My Art East Rockaway, 131 Main St., East Rockaway, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Every day this week is a new LOL Glitter Doll character to paint.
WANT TO GO? $20. 516-218-2920. Keytomyart.com.

Pokemon Paint Week
WHEN: Feb. 18 - 21, daily, 1:30-3pm
WHERE: Key to My Art East Rockaway, 131 Main St., East Rockaway, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Every day this week is a new Pokemon character to paint.
WANT TO GO? $20. 516-218-2920. Keytomyart.com.

LOL Glitter Doll Paint Week
WHEN: Feb. 18 - 21, daily, 11am-12:30pm
WHERE: Key to My Art, 10 W. Oak St., Amityville, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Every day this week includes a new LOL Glitter Doll character to paint.
WANT TO GO? $20. 631-608-9048. Keytomyart.com.

Pokemon Paint Week
WHEN: Feb. 18 - 21, daily, 1:30-3pm
WHERE: Key to My Art, 10 W. Oak St., Amityville, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: paint a new Pokemon character each day!
WANT TO GO? $20. 631-608-9048. Keytomyart.com.

Snowman Rock Painting
WHEN: Feb. 19 - 21, Tuesday, 11am-2:30pm; Thursday, 2:30-4pm
WHERE: Picasso Kidz, 72 Broadway, Greenlawn, NY
AGES: 5-8
WHAT: Celebrate the joy of winter by creating a fun and whimsical snowman made of rocks.
WANT TO GO? $35. 631-261-5500. Picassokidz.com.

Snowman Portrait
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1:30-3pm
WHERE: Picasso Kidz, 72 Broadway, Greenlawn, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Learn how to paint a fun snowman on canvas.
WANT TO GO? $35. 631-261-5500. Picassokidz.com.

Doodle in 3D with US FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2:30pm
WHERE: Levittown Public Library, 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown, NY
AGES: 9-12
WHAT: Learn how to use the 3Doodler and make your own project.
WANT TO GO? 516-731-5728. levittownpl.org .

February Break for Art
WHEN: Feb. 19 - 21, 11am-2pm
WHERE: Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Three days of art making inspired by the art on view in the museum’s current exhibition Wild Kingdom. 
WANT TO GO? $12; $8 seniors; $4 children ages 4-12; free for children younger than 4; $15 per family materials fee . 516-484-9337. nassaumuseum.org.

Wood Creature Sculpture
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 10-11:30am
WHERE: Picasso Kidz, 72 Broadway, Greenlawn, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Use your creativity to build a creature out of various wood pieces, then add embellishments. 
WANT TO GO? $35. 631-261-5500. Picassokidz.com.

Jackson Pollock With Joyce Raimondo
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 10-11am
WHERE: Children's Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Drip, drop, and splatter in the style of Jackson Pollock.
WANT TO GO? $1 for members; $3 for non-members (admission separate). 631-537-8250. cmee.org.

Crayon Workshop
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 10-11:30am
WHERE: Picasso Kidz, 72 Broadway, Greenlawn, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: This fun workshop will show children how they can create art by melting crayons and also create sculptures with them.
WANT TO GO? $35. 631-261-5500. Picassokidz.com.

Starry Night Painting FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 7-8pm
WHERE: Glen Cove Library, 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Create a Vincent van Gogh painting of the Starry Night.
WANT TO GO? 516-676-2130. glencovelibrary.org.

Wood Panel Hydrangea Painting FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 7:15pm
WHERE: Hicksville Public Library, 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Paint spring-themed hydrangea flowers onto wood.
WANT TO GO? 516-931-1417. hicksvillelibrary.org.

Lights, Color, Action FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 11am
WHERE: Hicksville Public Library, 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Explore chromatography by using Newton’s color theory concepts, spectroscopes, and ultraviolet light.
WANT TO GO? 516-931-1417. hicksvillelibrary.org.

Pop-Up Puppet Workshop - Mini Camp Day
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 9am-12pm
WHERE: ThinkBIG! Theater Arts , 42 S. Ocean Ave., Patchogue , NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: A hands-on puppet making and performing workshop.
WANT TO GO? $35. 631-307-4042. Thinkbigtheaterarts.org.

Terrarium Bottle Necklace: Gnomes, Pets, or Unicorns FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 4-5pm
WHERE: Island Trees Public Library, 38 Farmedge Road, Island Trees, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Make adorable terrarium necklaces.
WANT TO GO? 516-731-2211. Islandtreespubliclibrary.org.

African Masks FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2-3pm
WHERE: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Ave., Brentwood, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Learn about the art and symbolism behind African masks and create one of own.
WANT TO GO? 631-273-7883. brentwoodnylibrary.org.

Mosaic Letter On Canvas FREE
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 22, 2pm
WHERE: Hicksville Public Library, 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Children will use mixed mosaics and acrylic paint to create a bold letter-shaped initial on canvas.
WANT TO GO? 516-931-1417. hicksvillelibrary.org.

Calligrafitti for Kids!
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 24, 1:30–3:30pm
WHERE: Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Road, Dix Hills, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Through the use of brushmarkers, students learn how to produce letterforms in the "Calligraffiti" style.
WANT TO GO? $30. 631-462-5400. artleagueli.org.

Children's Program: Puff Paint and Rainbow Science FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 4:45pm
WHERE: Levittown Public Library, 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Kids will make puffy paint and experiment with colors and textures.
WANT TO GO? 516-731-5728. levittownpl.org .

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