If your kids love being creative than check out these drop-in arts and crafts spots around Indianapolis. Whether it's a rainy day, cold outside or you're just looking for something fun to keep your children entertained, these paint your own pottery and other art places offer hours of indoor fun. Plus, several of these studios offer birthday parties and Scout outings.

    Michaels - Kid's Club

     (591.1 mi)

    Saturdays, 10 am - Noon

    $2 - $5 per project

    Kristy Pepping:  Michaels is a craft store, but they also offer drop in arts classes for kids on Saturdays. Go to the location closest to you around town. Kids can choose from two small art projects that will take about 30 minutes each.

    Color Me Mine

     (601.9 mi)

    Drop-in daily

    Kristy Pepping:  Color Me Mine is a paint it yourself ceramics studio. Pick your piece, paint it, and Color Me Mine will fire your creation and have it ready for pick up. All paints are non-toxic, water-based and come out of clothing easily. They also offer lots of kid friendly activities like birthday parties and kids night out.

    Half Baked Pottery and Gifts

     (602.0 mi)

    Drop-in available during normal hours

    Pottery is $17 - $35, glass fused art is $20 - $55, and clay impressions (appt only) are $20+

    Kristy Pepping:  Paint-your-own pottery at Half Baked Pottery & Gifts located in the heart of Broad Ripple. Kids will enjoy getting creative and painting one of a kind pieces! Half Baked Pottery & Gifts is a great place to host birthday parties, fundraising events and Scout outings. They also offer some really fun seasonal events!

    Pottery By You

     (606.2 mi)

    Open daily for drop-in, but closed Mondays

    Pottery is about $20 - $25 per piece, average glass piece is $37

    Pottery is any age, glass art is 8 years+, wood projects are 10 years+

    Kristy Pepping:  Have fun and create your own masterpiece at Pottery By You! They offer bisque, glass, mud, stoneware or wood projects. No reservations are required and it's great for all ages.

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