Here are some of the best places in Seattle to take the little ones to help unleash their inner Picasso.

Lakeshore Learning Store

11027 N.E. 4th St.
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 462-8076

This education supply and arts and crafts store offers free crafts for kids every Saturday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Each meeting has a different theme, such as making gingerbread ornaments, New Year’s poppers, snowman magnets, and more. It’s a great way to get a little free time to yourself and allow the kiddies to be creative and socialize with their peers.

Curious Kidstuff

4740 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 937-8788

Curious Kidstuff offers art classes for toddlers, pre-schoolers and kids 7 years old and up. Each class is $15 per meeting and classes are an hour long. Activities involve working with color, shapes, texture and sculpting, collage and assembly. It’s a great way to get kids to explore art from an early age.

Paint the Town

4611 Village Court NE
Seattle WA 98105
206) 527-8554

Paint the Town is for both big kids and little kids who want to create their very own ceramic designs. Pain the Town provides the materials and their price (varies, call for details) includes the paint, glaze and firing. Their studio is open Monday through Friday and each has a different theme with discounts for certain visitors. In addition to themed birthday parties and classroom projects, Paint the Town hosts a summer art camp for kids between 6 and 13 years old.