Easter is almost here, and luckily we’ve done all of the work of combing through loads of Easter basket ideas.…
Keep busy and get creative at home with an art box from some of our favorite places in Metro Detroit. From painting to pottery there’s something for all ages and interests.
An artistic leap from coloring books and crayons, ArtBox is the next level of creative exploration for kids of all ages—developed by the professional, enthusiastic, and talented team at the Ann Arbor Art Center. Get the original box or special theme version. Cost: $30-65
The BBAC Children’s Art Activity Kit contains projects suitable for ages 5 & up (with adult help for the little ones). Instructions & all materials + mailing costs are included. There are 7 projects in each kit. Cost: $15
The Bee’s Knees in Northville is open to the public but you can also order an art kit to do at home. From pottery and mosaics to canvas and clay, there’s plenty to keep your kids busy bees. Cost: $14-35
Troy Recreation has created boxes full of fun to keep the little ones busy, for a few hours at least! The curated themed boxes have four activities each box, all supplies included. Parent supervision is needed for all activities, and some are a little messy! Cost: $15-18
To help families keep busy at home, The Art Attic offers special edition art boxes and projects for kids of all ages. Follow the Attic on social media to keep up on the availability of Rainbow Rice ABC bins, Play-dough Play Kits, Rainbow Mobiles, and Suncatcher kits. Cost: $15-30
Enter to win an art kit from The Art Attic and LittleGuide Detroit!
Photo credit: Ann Arbor Art Center
ABOUT ASHLEY HUBBARD-PORTER
Ashley Porter is a Chicago native who now calls Birmingham home. Ashley and her husband Mike and son Jake love attending local festivals, exploring Detroit’s diverse food scene, and venturing outside of Metro Detroit to enjoy the natural beauty of Michigan. With a background in Early Childhood Education, Ashley loves connecting with and supporting families in her community, which is why she is so excited to be a part of LittleGuide Detroit.