Head to Kids Arts and Crafts Activities in March

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Kids Arts and Crafts Events are offered across the Triangle in March

Parent and Toddler Art Workshop
March 2 and 16 – Features multiple stations to explore painting, collage, clay, play dough and more. Ages 18 mos.-4 yrs. Registration required. $12/child. 10-11 a.m. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St., Durham. 919-560-2726. durhamarts.org.

Family Art Workshops
March 3 and 10 – Explore watercolor techniques in a fun way. Dress to get messy. Ages 6 and older with parent. Register by emailing elizabeth_overcash@ncsu.edu. $49 members; $54 nonmembers. 2:30-4 p.m. J.C. Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd., Raleigh. 919-515-3132. ncsu.edu/jcraulstonarboretum.

Parent and Child Clay Workshop: Thrown From the Wheel!
March 4-5 – Build a safe place for money out of clay. Ages 2-12. Registration required. $15/child. 10-11:30 a.m. March 4, 4-5:30 p.m. March 5. Durham Arts Council, Northgate Mall, 1058 W. Club Blvd., Durham. 919-560-2726. durhamarts.org.

Time for Tots: String-Band Music
March 5 and 12 – Learn about string-band music and make a kazoo. Ages 3-5 with adult. Registration required. $1. 10-10:45 a.m. N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. 919-807-7992. ncmuseumofhistory.org.

Fairy Houses
March 9 – Use natural materials and imagination to create a fairy house in the woods for a mouse, bug, toad or other creature. Ages 3-5 with adult. Register online. $3. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Wilkerson Nature Preserve, 11408 Raven Ridge Rd., Raleigh. 919-996-6764. reclink.raleighnc.gov.

Sew Simple
March 9 – A basic introduction to hand sewing. Ages 12 and up. Registration required. $10. Noon-2 p.m. Dorcas Ministries, 187 High House Rd., Cary. 919-244-9219. etsy.com/shop/c3etsy.

Sculpey Clay Class
March 14 – Learn about clay and make beads, ornaments and figurines. Ages 6 and older. Registration required. $15. 4:30-6 p.m. Dorcas Ministries, 187 High House Rd., Cary. 919-244-9219. etsy.com/shop/c3etsy.

Early Release Afternoon Art
March 15 – Participants explore contour drawing, positive and negative space drawing and more. Ages 12-16. Register by emailing elizabeth_overcash@ncsu.edu. $39 members; $44 nonmembers. 1-4 p.m. J.C. Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd., Raleigh. 919-515-3132. ncsu.edu/jcraulstonarboretum.

Let’s Make Paper Toys
March 19 – Make animals, buildings, flying toys and more using paper connectors. Ages 5-12. Registration required. $12/child plus $5 materials fee. 4:30-6 p.m. Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St., Durham. 919-560-2726. durhamarts.org.

Learn to Knit
March 21 – Learn the basics of knitting. Ages 14 and up. Registration required. $20. 6-8 p.m. Cary Creative Center, 155 Wilkinson Ave., Cary. 919-244-9219. etsy.com/shop/c3etsy.

Spring Craft Party
March 22 – Decorate Easter eggs and paint your own Easter basket. $1-$12. 3-6 p.m. Bull City Craft, 2501 University Dr., Durham. 919-419-0800. bullcitycraft.com.

Sewing Fast and Fun
March 23 – Sew a handbag. Ages 12 and up. Registration required. $10. Noon-2 p.m. Dorcas Ministries, 187 High House Rd., Cary. 919-244-9219. etsy.com/shop/c3etsy.

Make a Wind Chime
March 28 – Use a variety of old objects and give them new life as a wind chime. Materials provided. Ages 7 and older. Registration required. $5. 11 a.m.-noon. Cary Creative Center, 155 Wilkinson Ave., Cary. 919-244-9219. etsy.com/shop/c3etsy.

History Corner: Colorful Creations
April 3 – Visit the exhibit Art in Clay and see how potters decorated their creations, then do some decorating of your own. Ages 6-9 with adult. Registration required. $1. 10-11 a.m. N.C. Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh. 919-807-7992. ncmuseumofhistory.org.

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