If you’re planning to take your kids out for some fun weekend activity, here are some great (and cheap!) ideas!
American Girl stores has various FREE events throughout the month of March & April at various locations geared for girls ages 8 and up. Go here to see the full list of dates and participating locations. Be sure to call ahead to confirm and make your reservations.
*Barnes & Noble
On April 5th at 11AM, take your little ones to Barnes & Noble for some fun story time activity! They will be reading The Pigeon Needs a Bath, along with other stories & pigeon activities.
*Chuck E. Cheese
Do your kids love Chuck E. Cheese? You can go here to print various coupons to save money on your next visit. Offers are good through 5/7/14.
*The Children’s Place
Tomorrow, Saturday, 3/29 from 12-4PM, select The Children’s Place retail stores will be hosting Easter Parties where kids and parents can enjoy sweet treats and special deals. What’s more fun, the Easter Bunny will be visiting select locations too! You can go here for details.
On April 5th, attend the FREE Kids hands-on workshop where kids can build a Rio 2 birdbath/bird feeder. Go here to see if this free kids’ workshop event is still available at a Home Depot store near you.
*Lakeshore Learning Store
Tomorrow, Saturday, 3/29 from 11AM-3PM, kids will have fun making a FREE Funny Fish Puppet! You can go here for more details.
*Lindt Chocolate Shops
Have a Lindt Chocolate Shop near you? Then head over there for their Lindt Gold Bunny Day on April 4th. If you are one of the first 100 shoppers at each Lindt Chocolate Shop, you’ll score a FREE 3.5 oz milk chocolate Lindt Gold Bunny. You’ll also enjoy a 15% discount off your order!
*Lowe’s Build & Grow
Lowe’s has free kids workshops through their Build & Grow Kids Clinics in April at 10AM. You can go here for a list of upcoming workshops. Registration opens a few weeks before each event’s scheduled date.
*Pottery Barn Kids
Kids will be able to meet Peter the Rabbit at select Pottery Barn stores from March 22nd through April 5th. You can go here for all the details.
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