Most studios in our list offer ceramic painting; some offer pottery and polymer-clay sculpting, plus party packages.
Arts and Crafts
Whether or not your little one seems artistically inclined, it’s easy to find fun, low-pressure classes, camps and workshops where she can give new skills a try and develop art appreciation.
All sorts of arts and crafts “count,” from sewing and cartooning, to ceramics, sculpting, painting, drawing, even creative engineering and digital art. Check the offerings at private studios, craft supply and home improvement stores, your parks and recreation department, the neighborhood library, community festivals or Southland museums, which often offer family art programs.
Check out the best local spots for Arts & Crafts below.
Arts and crafts workshops for kids are offered at the following locations.
Creative reuse takes used or recycled materials and makes them into art.
Inspire your child’s imagination and self-expression with a world of hands-on art activities.
Students can choose from a wide range of disciplines including: painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, computer graphics, art and technology, photography and art history.
Many Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine parks offer arts and crafts on a drop-in basis with supervised recreation programming during after-school hours.
The following locations offer maker classes, camps and workshops, plus robotics and other maker activities.
Many museums offer art classes that may include drawing, painting, cartooning, sculpture, pastels, watercolor and other mixed media.
The following locations offer classes, workshops and camps for kids in sewing and knitting.
20 studios offering classes for kids in painting, drawing, ceramics/sculpting and mixed media. Some offer camps and parties.