Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in February

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Brooklyn in February

Get crafty! Take your kids these creative events and activities in and near Brooklyn this February.

Transit Tots
WHEN: Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, Thursdays, 10:15-11am
WHERE: New York Transit Museum, 99 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn Heights, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Young train enthusiasts explore themes like animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors and shapes, and the city's subways and buses.
WANT TO GO? $10; $5 children ages 2-17. 718-694-1600. nytransitmuseum.org.

ColorLab
WHEN: May. 24 - 24, Thursday, 2-5pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Children's Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn about contemporary Afrofuturism through books, materials, and prompts to guide creating.
WANT TO GO? $11; free for children younger than 1. 718-735-4400. brooklynkids.org.

Little Artists
WHEN: Jan. 15 - Apr. 2, Tuesdays, 10:35am
WHERE: Spark by Brooklyn Children's Museum, 1 John St., Dumbo, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Explore art, experiment with materials, discover hidden objects from the BCM collection on scavenger hunt challenges, and create masterworks.
WANT TO GO? $36. 718-852-2470. brooklynkids.org/spark.

Kids Create: Lanyard FREE
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 1, 2-3pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library Gerritsen Beach branch , 2808 Gerritsen Ave., Brooklyn, NY
AGES: 5-17
WHAT: Kids have fun making keychains and bracelets with lanyard.
WANT TO GO? 718-368-1435. bklynlibrary.org.

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts FREE
WHEN: Feb. 1 - 22, Fridays, 3-4pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library Gerritsen Beach branch , 2808 Gerritsen Ave., Brooklyn, NY
AGES: 3-17
WHAT: A different craft every Friday afternoon at Gerritsen Beach! 
WANT TO GO? 718-368-1435. bklynlibrary.org.

Kids Create: Digital Stills FREE
WHEN: Feb. 1 - 22, Fridays, 4-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington branch, 4207 18th Ave., Kensington, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Use an iPad to virtually finger-paint and digitally sketch.
WANT TO GO? 718-436-0545. bklynlibrary.org.

Kids Create: Valentine's Day Cards FREE
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 1, 3-4:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library - Walt Whitman Branch, 93 Saint Edwards St., Brooklyn, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Create Valentine's Day cards for seniors in the community and your family and friends. 
WANT TO GO? 718-935-0244. bklynlibrary.org.

Art Studio
WHEN: Feb. 2 - 24, Saturdays and Sundays; 1-4pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Create a surrealist collage inspired by Kenyan-born artist Wangechi Mutu.
WANT TO GO? $8; free for children younger than 1. 718-273-2060. sichildrensmuseum.org.

First Five Years Kids Create FREE
WHEN: Feb. 4 - 25, Mondays, 11am-12pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library McKinley Park branch , 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Enjoy fun arts and crafts projects.
WANT TO GO? 718-748-8001. bklynlibrary.org.

ProjectArt Art Workshops FREE
WHEN: Feb. 4 - 6, Monday and Wednesday, 4-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library - Crown Heights Branch, 560 New York Ave., Crown Heights , NY
AGES: 9-12
WHAT: Explore, create, and express yourself through art.
WANT TO GO? 718-773-1180. bklynlibrary.org.

DIY for Teens FREE
WHEN: Feb. 5 - 26, Tuesdays, 4-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library McKinley Park branch , 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Learn how to make useful and fun crafts while socializing with other teens.
WANT TO GO? 718-748-8001. bklynlibrary.org.

Knitting & Crocheting Club: Fun With Yarn! FREE
WHEN: Feb. 6 - 27, Wednesdays, 4-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington branch, 4207 18th Ave., Kensington, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: An hour to learn to crochet or knit your own hat, scarf, or bag.
WANT TO GO? 718-436-0545. bklynlibrary.org.

DIY FREE
WHEN: Feb. 7 - 28, Thursdays, 3-4pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library - Crown Heights Branch, 560 New York Ave., Crown Heights , NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Hang out with friends, do homework, and participate in arts and crafts.
WANT TO GO? 718-773-1180. bklynlibrary.org.

Kids Create: Arts and Crafts FREE
WHEN: Feb. 7 - 28, Thursdays, 4-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library Williamsburgh branch , 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburgh, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Do a new craft project every week.
WANT TO GO? 718-302-3485. bklynlibrary.org.

Learn How To Cross-Stitch/Embroider FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 7, 5-6pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library Williamsburgh branch , 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburgh, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Bring your imagination, patience, and willingness to learn so you can create a gift.
WANT TO GO? 718-302-3485. bklynlibrary.org.

DIY: Knit a Scarf FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 7, 4-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Spring Creek Branch, 12143 Flatlands Ave., East New York, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Head to the library to learn the basics of knitting, then use those skills to create a beautiful scarf.
WANT TO GO? 718-257-6571. bklynlibrary.org.

Kids Create: Beading FREE
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 8, 2-3pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library Gerritsen Beach branch , 2808 Gerritsen Ave., Brooklyn, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Have fun with beads while creating beautiful necklaces and bracelets.
WANT TO GO? 718-368-1435. bklynlibrary.org.

Soak Up Some Science
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 9, 12-1pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Experiment with water pressure using the Super Soaker. Fill some soakers with paint to create abstract pieces of art. 
WANT TO GO? $8; free for children younger than 1. 718-273-2060. sichildrensmuseum.org.

DIY: Light Up Valentine's Day Cards FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library - Mill Basin , 2385 Ralph Ave., Mill Basin, NY
AGES: 3-12
WHAT: Learn the basics of circuitry and make a light-up card for the special someone in your life. 
WANT TO GO? 718-241-3973. bklynlibrary.org.

Jewelry Making Workshop with Chaya Adler FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2-3pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library McKinley Park Branch , 6802 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Dyker Heights, NY
AGES: 13-17
WHAT: Transform wire and beads of all shapes, colors, and sizes into stylish accessories.
WANT TO GO? 718-748-8001. bklynlibrary.org.

Future of Fashion
WHEN: Feb. 19 - 21, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11am
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Ave., Staten Island, NY
AGES: 3-8
WHAT: Create paper dolls in celebration of fashion week and see the work of stylists and models.
WANT TO GO? $8; free for children younger than 1. 718-273-2060. sichildrensmuseum.org.

Kids Create: Black History Month FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2:30-3:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library - Fort Hamilton Branch, 9424 4th Ave. , Brooklyn, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Celebrate Black History Month with a fun craft.
WANT TO GO? 718-748-6919. bklynlibrary.org.

Learn & Paint (Black History Edition)
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 23, 4-6pm
WHERE: Fresh as Daisy Kids Spa, 9305 Glenwood Road, Brooklyn, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Experience a lesson about African American history, then have a light snack followed by a painting activity.
WANT TO GO? $30. 917-650-9402. Freshasdaisy.com.

Kids Create: 3-D Printing FREE
WHEN: Monday, Feb. 25, 4-5pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library, Kensington branch, 4207 18th Ave., Kensington, NY
AGES: 9-17
WHAT: Learn the basics of what 3-D Printing is and where we can apply it in everyday life.
WANT TO GO? 718-436-0545. bklynlibrary.org.

Knitting for Adults and Teens FREE
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 3-4pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Public Library Williamsburgh branch , 240 Division Ave. , Williamsburgh, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Please bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and worsted-weight yarn. 
WANT TO GO? 718-302-3485. bklynlibrary.org.

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