If you’re running low on crafts and you just can’t build one more toilet paper tube creation, there are so many amazing and innovative businesses who can help you with their “grab and go” kits to add a little excitement back into your at-home art classes.
Pottery N Paint Cafe
At Pottery N Paint Cafe we offer contactless curbside pick up for Pottery To-Go and Canvas To-Go Projects. Each project includes paints, brush and instruction. We offer a full range of products to choose from for all ages on our web site. Clay To-Go Kits will be available soon and each kit will also include a Zoom class for the project! So follow us on Facebook or Instagram for instant updates on these exciting new options! We also offer Zoom Pottery or Canvas Birthday Parties! Call for details. To browse our selection of items and place an order online for contactless curbside pick up please visit our web sites shop page. Use code – ACTIVEPARENTS – at check out for 20% off your online purchase.
The Boks Company Kids
Inspired by kids, and designed in a style urban parents love, our fully recyclable cardboard playhouses create interactive play experiences for the whole family. With two playhouse styles to choose from, amazing little details, easy assembly, and a surface your child can draw-on and colour, we hope to encourage big ideas, individuality, and learning through creative expression.
Crafty Creatures has launched a selection of Keep’em Busy Boxes for kids! There are box options for various ages available. Each art box is filled with 2 paintings, 5 crafts, 1 entry into a contest & a surprise! All creations come with online tutorials. Free curbside pick-up in Cambridge is available or they ship all across Canada for a fee! Buy one, get one 50% OFF! Use discount code BOGO50.
Chickadee Family Cafe
DIY Craft Kits: Our at-home craft kits include everything you need to create themed adorable crafts. Each kit comes with individually packaged crafts and all the supplies you need. Order online and get free porch delivery to Halton addresses.
Melissa & Doug Toys: We are bringing the pretend play you love in our cafe right to your home. We offer themed play kits featuring Melissa & Doug toys as well as a selection of individual toys available to purchase online with free delivery. To place an order, visit our online store.
Crock A Doodle Burlington
Crock A Doodle is pleased to offer several creative options for pottery painting at home. Pick the pottery piece(s) you want, and paint anytime, anywhere. Pricing is all-inclusive of glazing and kiln-firing, to transform your painted piece to a bright, shiny, food-safe finish. Choose from a wide variety of kid’s pieces, cups, bowls, mugs, plates, as well as a variety of houseware pieces. We’re also offering Adult Project Kits and Kids Mega Art Pack kits. Visit our website for more details! To place an order, visit our website or send us an email.
Green Garden Succulents
DIY Succulent Kits come with everything you need to plant your own succulent! Each kit comes with succulent(s), soil, planter, preserved moss and planting/care instructions. So many planter options to choose from, big or small! Such a great activity for all ages – plant your succulent and watch it grow! To place an order, please send us a Facebook message or an email.
Encourage imaginative play and critical thinking with this all-inclusive kit created to let your imagination soar. Use the imagination mats to create beautiful scenes with your cookie cutters and play dough, wash and repeat! Kits include 4 cookie cutters, 3 colours of play dough, and your choice of 3 Imagination Mats. To place an order, email us or send us a direct message through Facebook or Instagram.
Play with Clay
Play with Clay is an interactive pottery studio now offering Take-Home Kits for clay building and pottery painting! Tune in to one of our live stream camps guided by one of our talented instructors, free or by donation! Kits are available for curbside pick up on Locke St. or delivery. To place an order, visit our Instagram page for all our pottery painting options and send us a direct message or an email with your colour preferences (ideally 5 colours per piece). It is our mission to make art accessible to all kids. We are offering sliding scale clay kits, free or by donation (no questions asked) for our live stream kids camps! Follow us on Instagram for details and send us a direct message with any questions.
Each month your child will receive a monthly Usborne book subscription delivered right to your front door! I select 2-4 books based on your child’s interest and age! Each package is beautifully wrapped & includes a little surprise from me! The summer book club will be running June, July & August! Each month you will receive bright, fun & engaging books to keep your little reading all summer long! Free delivery to Oakville, Burlington, Milton & Watertown. To register for the Tiny Tales Summer Book Club please send me a private message on Instagram or an email. Just for Active Parents readers when you register for the Tiny Tales Summer Book Club you will receive one FREE book from me valued at $15!
Toodilipops Creative Company
Take & Create Kits now available! Our craft kits have been designed to incorporate fine motor skills, science, math, and art skill development alongside FUN for at-home creativity time. Our current offerings for the Take & Create kits include a fuse bead (Perler) magnet craft, slime kit, and a papercraft (exclusive to our bundle kits). Custom colours and styles available. All kits come with everything you need to complete the crafts, just bring your creativity (and an iron)! To get your exclusive Take & Create Kit, visit our website at www.toodilipops.ca
TNS Craft Room
Learning activities for kids of various ages. All activities are laminated cardstock with velcro. 5 activities currently available:
Colour Matching (truck, fish or unicorn-shaped), Adding and Subtracting, Number Recognition/counting, Letter Recognition/Letter Sounds, Number Rhyming. Prices range from $5-$8 per activity, Porch Pick up available in Burlington or Stoney Creek. To place an order, please send us a FB message.
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