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At local art studios, kids and adults can complete paint-your-own pottery and other creative projects.

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For you, too! Paint-your-own pottery is great for kids, but it's fun for adults, too! Check websites for special events like BYOB Nights, Ladies' Nights and drop-off-the-kids nights.

Art Dept. Studios
15 W. Oakland Ave., Doylestown; 28 Richboro Rd., Newtown; 515 Stump Rd., N. Wales | Artdeptstudios.com
This walk-in art studio gets kids’ creativity flowing via pottery & canvas painting, fused glass and clay sculpting. Pint-sized Picassos learn about self-expression during Mommy & Me classes.

Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio
1950 Main Ave., Conshohocken; 1188 Baltimore Pike, Springfield; 1125 Pawlings Rd., Audubon | Busybeespottery.com
Brush up on your skills during walk-in workshops in canvas painting, glass fusing, mosaics, pottery and clay.

The Clay Studio
139 N. 2nd St., Phila. | Theclaystudio.org
Classes for families abound at this space, where you can get behind the pottery wheel, build sculptures inspired by favorite Frozen characters and make dinosaurs out of clay.

Color Me Mine
100 Evergreen Dr., Ste. 105, Glen Mills; Oxford Valley Mall, 2300 E. Lincoln Hwy., Langhorne; 801 Bethlehem Pike, Montgomeryville; 109 W. Lancaster Ave., Wayne | Colormemine.com
Good to know: Ceramics-painting programs for kids & adults

The Expressive Hand
622 S. 9th St., Phila. | Expressivehand.com

Mermaid Art Studios
15 E. Butler Ave., Ambler | Mermaidartstudios.com
Sign up for kids’ classes like the mixed-media Art Smorgasbord or drawing and painting, where budding artists master lines, texture, form and perspective. One-day workshops, meanwhile, focus on spin-art T-shirts, beading and pop-up books, 

The Mud Room
11 Station Rd., Ardmore | Mudroompottery.com
For families who aren't afraid to get their hands dirty, the paint-your-own ceramic and craft studio supplies all the materials you'll need to make your own masterpieces.


South Jersey

All Fired Up!
602 Haddon Ave., Collingswood | Paintatallfiredup.com
Kids unleash their creative side through canvas-painting workshops, storytime paired with an art project and paint-it-yourself pottery.

The Ceramic Barn
5145 Church Rd., Mount Laurel | Theceramicbarn.com
This studio has been a neighborhood favorite for nearly 50 years. In addition to paint-your-own pottery, kids can try their hand at a pottery wheel during a one-on-one lesson.

Color Me Mine
910 Haddonfield-Berlin Rd., Voorhees | Voorhees.colormemine.com
Good to know: Ceramics-painting programs for kids & adults

Family Clay Time
5471 Black Horse Pike, Turnersville | Familyclaytime.com
Bring your own snacks and drinks to this paint-your-own pottery studio, where-dyeing and painting dishes with kids’ hands & feet are must-dos. Return for monthly Kids Paint Night, themed to a different seasonal activity each time.

Jubili Beads & Yarns
713 Haddon Ave., Collingswood | Jubilibeadsandyarns.com

614 Station Ave., Haddon Heights | Paintatreasure.com
Stop by Tot Paint N’ Story on Thurs. and Fri., then stick around for daily Open Paint hours where anything goes. The no-fire studio uses acrylic paints, and kids can walk out with their creation that day.



Everyday Artists
1306 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin | Everydayartists.com
Bring your budding artist to Paint and Storytime classes, held each Wednesday, in which kids hear a short story, then decorate a ceramic piece related to the tale. After dark, return for the open-studio Late Night, Paint Night held on Thursday.

Your Creation Station
478 E. Main St, Hockesin  |  YourCreationStation.com
Bring out your family’s creativity through workshops and walk-ins with media like pottery, fused glass, canvas painting and tie-dye. The studio also offers after-school classes and themed programs.

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