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DFW Places For Kids Summer Art Activities

April 5, 2013 5:00 AM

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Are your kids creative and looking for something fun to do this summer? Well, look no further. Here are some of the best places in the DFW area for arts and crafts this summer.

Studio Arts Dallas
10051 Shoreview Road
Dallas, TX  75238
(214) 827-1222
www.studioartsdallas.com

Studio Arts is hosting summer art camps for kids. Offering a variety of classes for kiddos as young as 3 years old all the way up to the teens in your family, this summer camp has something for everyone in your household to enjoy. Programs include media (balancing 2D and 3D), working the hand-eye coordination using lumps of clay, and book illustrations. Classes start at $225 and go as high as $295 for these 10-week classes. No more summertime blues for your boys and girls. So, don’t miss out. Jump on board this great opportunity while spaces are still available.

Kid Art Dallas
3407 Milton Ave.
Dallas, TX  75205
(214) 750-7118
www.kidartdallas.com

Talk about painting the town red. Kid Art Dallas, has art classes for children 3 years old up to adults. Tuition starts at $45 for certain classes but prices vary per age group. Draw, paint and sculpt, learn to appreciate art and its history. Some kids will have the opportunity to make clay animal sculptures, while others will be working with watercolors and even robots. Don’t miss Family Fun Night, where you will meet to do an art project, and then settle in to watch a G rated movie with juice and popcorn. Join along with your kids, and discover the hidden artist beneath the surface. Nothing says love more than doing activities together. You may even surprise yourself.

Van Grow: Art Studio For Kids
3434 West 7th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 348-0505
www.vangrowstudio.com

Van Grow will have classes available June, July and August for your children’s various needs. From large canvases to clay and glitter, these classes are sure to reach that special someone in your family. Ages and prices vary, so please see the website for more information. Even your most hard to please or unique family member will find something he or she cannot resist here. So head out to Van Grow and watch your child’s imagination grow wild.

Related: Top Arts & Crafts Activities For Kids In Fort Worth

Abrakadoodle
555 Republic Drive, Suite 200
Plano, TX 75074
(214) 387-6969
www.abrakadoodle.com

Don’t even try to pronounce the name; Abrakadoodle is fun, fun, fun! Abracadoodle inspires creativity; helps develop skills and will increase your child’s self-confidence by taking steps towards success. Camps offer art lessons, activities, games, music and more. Summer vacation can now be a vacation for you as well. Abrakadoodle offers a variety of classes for all ages. Even your preschooler can learn about colors and textures and you can learn what you can do to help in the creative learning process. Be sure to check the website for information on different classes for different age groups. Prices will vary, so please call for more information.

Related: Mommy And Me Abrakadoodle Art Class

Artistic Gatherings, Inc.
9440 Garland Road
Dallas, TX  75218
(214) 821-8383
www.artisticgatherings.com

This summer camp is geared towards kiddos from 5 to 12 years old. The cost is $150 with a $5 sibling discount. Activities are adjusted depending on the age group. Some of the projects scheduled are Papiér Mâché Sculpture, Marvelous Mosaic and Drawing Fundamentals. Stimulate the creativity in your child and let their fingers do the walking. These fun, fabulous family activities are guaranteed to unleash the smile on any child. So don’t be the last to draw; register while there are still spaces open today.

Judy Serrano is a freelance writer covering all things DFW. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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