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Great Spots for Creating Mother’s Day Crafts

Looking for a unique gift for Mom this Mother’s Day? Kids can try their hand at canvas painting, pottery or even glass blowing, and create a one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day Crafts that mom will never forget. Check out these awesome New Jersey art studios, offering drop-in craft hours and special events for the whole family.

With creative guidance and colorful supplies, children can unleash their inner artist and make special Mother’s Day crafts just for mom.

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The Clay Pot

The Clay Pot

Address: 290 Main Street, Spotswood
Price: $10 and up
Details: Create a one-of-a-kind gift for someone you love using a pottery wheel and then vibrant paint colors to design your masterpiece. Beginners are welcome! Kids can sign up for the Children’s Handbuilding Class to sculpt clay into a vase, figure or other treasure for mom.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.

Color Me Mine

Mother's Day CraftsAddress: Locations in Denville, Freehold, Hamilton, Ridgewood, Summit, Toms River & Voorhees
Price: Studio fees range from $6-9 per child (plus price of piece)
Details: Color Me Mine has seven locations around NJ offering dozens of kid-friendly events where children can paint everything from ceramics to canvas to superhero figurines. Paint mom a special handprint platter for the perfect Mother’s Day gift.
More info: Visit the website or call individual locations.

Express Yourself Studios

Mother's Day CraftsAddress: 1877 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood
Price: $20-25 per session
Details: This bright, cheery space in suburban Maplewood features an impressive array of classes for both kids and adults, including spring break and summer camps. Sign up for a Studio Saturday class to paint a unique picture (best for kids ages 5-10) or book your spot for their Mother’s Day class to create a beautiful canvas painting of your choice for mom.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.

Fire Me Up!

Mother's Day Crafts

Address: 117 N Union Avenue, Cranford
Price: Average item is $20-30
Details: Fire Me Up! is a local Cranford favorite, offering up pottery painting, glass fusing and canvas painting, as well as a wide array of specialized classes for children preschool-aged and older. Sign up for one of their Kids Night Out events (ages 6 & up), which include pizza, fun with friends and canvas paint instruction. Create a masterpiece to hang up at home or give as a thoughtful Mother’s Day present.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.

Hot Sand

Mother's Day Crafts

Address: 550 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park
Price: $22 & up
Details: If you’re looking for a unique art experience or a one-of-a-kind gift, Hot Sand is the perfect Jersey Shore destination. Older kids (ages 9 & up) can walk in and try their hand at glass-blowing to create a multi-colored bubble, candy dish or paperweight that Mom will love. Younger kids can make a SunTile or QuickCast so they won’t be left out of the fun.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.

Just Bead Yourself

Mother's Day CraftsAddress: 113 Central Avenue, Westfield
Price: Varies per project
Details: Just Bead Yourself breaks down jewelry making step by step with cheerful instruction and colorful materials. Make your own earrings, necklace or bracelet during one of the walk-in workshops or have your child stop by with their favorite doll to create matching jewelry for both of them! Create a unique Mother’s Day gift at one of their sessions or stop in together for a fun afternoon with mom.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.

The Messy Artist

Mother's Day CraftsAddress: 356 Route 10 West, East Hanover
Price: $15-25 per child for drop-in session
Details: The Messy Artist was created by an educator/artist and encourages all kids to get messy and learn through gentle guidance. Check their monthly schedule for drop-in art times, where kiddos can roll up their sleeves at the play doh or sensory tables or draw a picture for a loved one at an easel. Aside from Mother’s Day crafts, classes and camps are also offered regularly.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.

A Time to Kiln

Mother's Day CraftsAddress: 50 Broad Street, Red Bank
Price: Varies per project
Details: Kids and adults alike can paint on different shapes of pottery, canvas and wood at this loft-like studio in Red Bank. Add in make-your-own stuffed animals, glass fusing and mosaics, and you’ve got a creative space with something for everyone. Stop in before Mother’s Day to paint a decorative plate, platter or ceramic figurine especially for mom.
More info: Visit the website or you can give them a call.

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The Clay Pot / Facebook
Color Me Mine Studio
Express Yourself Studios
Fire Me Up Studio / Facebook
Hot Sand Glassblowing Studio
Just Bead Yourself Jewelry Studio & Workshop
The Messy Artist Studio
A Time to Kiln Workshop