We all know living in the Twin Cities in Minnesota is fantastic. Even with all the social distancing and stay-home directives throughout the country, we are finding ways to support each other and keep our family entertained.
Here is a list of amazing local businesses that are trying to help our families make it through this challenging time. Let’s support them so we can ensure they are still around after all of this.
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Color Me Mine (Woodbury, MN)
Social Distance Painting. Pick up your kit today. Deliver of kits starting 3/16/2020!!
Ladybug Pottery & Parties
We will receive payment over the phone and we will offer curbside pickups, as well as dropping your pieces back off! All products are first come first serve. We will be waving the $9 studio fees, so you just pay for the pottery and sales tax. They will send home the paints and brushes. No coupons or other offers will be honored with our to go pottery. Give them a call at 763-444-1532 to reserve yours.
Canvas to go kits
- Teen and adult canvas to-go kits! $22 per each 18X24 canvas. Will include step by step instructions, paint and brushes!
- Kids canvas to-go kits! $15 per each 12×12 canvas. Will include step by step instructions, paint and brushes!
Pottery to go kits, this is just a few:
- Rim dinner plate: $15.00. rim salad plate: $12.00
- Coupe salad plate: $12.00. Coupe dinner plate: $15.00
- All pudgey banks are $12.00 choices are elephant, dog,owl, penguin and cat
- Castle bank: $15.00.
- Monster truck bank: $18.00.
- Smiley shark bank: $15.00.
- Tank box: $15.00.
- Shark animug: $15.00
- Ring dish $12 tiny toppers $5.00 can be attached to dish during firing
- Round box $15 tiny topper $5, can be attached to top of box during firing.
- Travel mugs $18 comes with lids at pickup
- Mugs: $15
- More garden: small mushroom $22, large mushroom $36.00, gnome jar $25, women gnome $36, man gnome $36, gnome jake $25, gnome hilda $25
Board art to go kits-Prices and options will be posted soon on their Facebook page
Heartfelt is providing craft kits and supplies to help your children pass the time with calming handwork while learning new skills. They can make suggestions and recommendations based on the ages and interests of your kids.
Products will be packaged for pick-up; or delivery is available in Linden Hills, Fulton, east Edina neighborhoods for just $5. They are here to help. 612-877-8090.
- Projects from the Spring Crafts Menu–They can pull together materials and simple instructions to make many of these projects too.
- Craft Kits from Manufacturers–Looms, kits to make comic books, wall hangings, jewelry; a terrific kit for beginning sewers, one for Fairy Lovers and more.
- Heartfelt Prepackaged Craft Kits–Mermaids, Super Heroes, Flower Fairies and more; we have nine different kits; our new Painted Vehicles kit
GRAB N GO CRAFT KITS
- Kits are “mystery” and pre-packaged. All you need to do is add paint!
Each kit is only $10.00 and includes 2 – 3 projects!!! And we have kits for kids and adults.
Everson’s Hardware Hank
They’ve set up Hank’s Kids Craft Corner at the front of their store. These are all projects you can take home and enjoy with your child. They have a number of unfinished wood project kits like bunny baskets, toolboxes and birdhouses. Their bath bomb making kit, sewing project, seeds, starters, and more will keep your kids active and learning.
Their Scramble Squares puzzles are great for their brain health. Golf putters, craft paints and their new Unicorn SPiT gel stain are fun ways to pass the time. They also are offering a free Hank coloring book (one per child, while supplies last).
Kidcreate Art Studio (Eden Prairie, MN)
Each kit contains an easy to follow art lesson plan, a link to an online instructional video taught by a Kidcreate Studio art teacher, and all the art materials needed to create the project. Kits can be picked up at the studio on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Make sure to check back- we will be coming out with new projects kits every week! Click here to learn more or to purchase your kits.
ArtStart is now offering Creativity Kits! Get unique educational arts activities for kids at home! –
Spring into Art Boxes in the making at ARTrageous this week. They will be ready for delivery or studio pick up next week. Each box will have 5 project ideas and the supplies for each. Check out our website at
Need an activity for the kids? We have cupcake decorating kits that you can do at home! We can customize colors and flavors and we can DELIVER right to your doorstep! $20 for a 4 cupcake kit, $30 for a 6 cupcake kit, $5 flat delivery fee within 7 miles of the shop, further delivery is available for an additional charge. Gluten-free and dairy free is available! Call to order!
Maple Grove: 763-575-8885 ext 8
Woodbury: 651-314-4444 ext 8
Creatively Tipsy are offering “paint parties to go”. Solely for an activity to do with your families while we are all practicing safe social distancing.
Each person gets a 12*12 board and a stencil of their choice. We will provide up to 6 different paint colors, sponges and plates along with instructions on how to apply the stencil. We can also stain or paint the background for you if you’d prefer.
Cost is $10 a person. Message their Facebook page if interested in doing a project.
Kids Ride Wild may not be the theme at your house today, but those days will return, and in the meantime, we hope you have fun with some of these activities.