Arts and Crafts in CALGARY with kids

Who’s ready to have an ART attack! Arts & Crafts are such a great way for kids to get creative and express themselves, and in Calgary, Alberta there are certainly plenty of places ready to help them!

Alberta is filled with painting studios, pottery workshops and other artistic activities which are perfectly suited for those younger art lovers. It’s a great way for kids to get their hands messy, and just have a great time with the family making something special.

Whether kids want to paint, sketch, draw, mould, glue, cut or shape….Calgary is FILLED with creative places for them to let their inner Picasso shine through!

Some places offer lessons which are great for them to learn the basic techniques, and other places offer pre-made pottery items so they can get straight to painting. 

Let Calgary inspire creativity and give your family a CRAFTY family day out! 

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  • Drumheller Aqua Plex

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    (65 miles) Drumheller

    The Dinosaur Capital of the World! A few hours on good all-weather highways will take you into another world - the world of startling contrasts between the deep past and the exciting present. ...

  • Douglas Fir Resort Waterpark

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    (66 miles) Banff

    Water fun is the best at the Douglas Fir Resort! You and your family can enjoy an exhilarating ride down our two indoor waterslides; bathe in our swimming pool, or simply relax in the whirlpools, ...

  • Calgary Zoo Botanical Garden and Prehistoric Park

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    (1 miles) Calgary

    Calgary Zoo is Canada's 2nd largest zoo offering over 1000 rare animals and a variety of birds, reptiles and amphibians in natural habitat enclosures.The Prehistoric Park displays 19 life size ...

  • Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre

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    (2 miles) Calgary

    This 36-hectare wildlife reserve offers more than two kilometres of level walking trails and over 1 km of nature trails, throughout the riverine forest, by the flowing river and alongside a peaceful ...

  • Minnewanka Lake Cruise

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    (66 miles) Banff

    Lake Minnewanka lies in the heart of the Canadian Rockies in Banff National Park. Minnewanka Lake Cruise provides a unique sightseeing tour experience on one of two 48 passenger Lake Cruisers or the ...

  • Playgrounds Coffee Play House

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    (6 miles) Calgary

    Have you ever wanted to enjoy a nice gourment latte without your two year old begging for your attention? Well - look no further! You will be able to enjoy a coffee and a snack and let your toddler ...

  • Shakers Fun Center

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    (9 miles) Calgary

    Shakers is Calgary's largest year round fun centre with a unique mix of attractions, go karts, laser tag, a climbing tower and miniature golf. There's something to for all ages!

  • Glenbow Museum

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    Calgary

    From national travelling exhibitions to Glenbow-curated programs, to events that will enhance your appreciation and understanding of it all, Glenbow has much to offer this season.

  • TELUS Spark

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    (2 miles) Calgary

    TELUS Spark, is Canada's first purpose-built new Science Centre in over 25 years and is a place of inquiry that looks at issues, ideas and concepts related to science, technology and creativity.

  • Chinook Centre

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    (3 miles) Calgary

    Chinook Centre is Calgarys premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination. With 200 stores, and many unique to Calgary retailers such as Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, LEGO and Build a Bear ...

  • Aero Space Museum of Calgary

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    (4 miles) Calgary

    Aircraft, aeronautical engines and artifacts trace the history of the aviation industry from one of Calgary’s first airplanes, the “Silver Dart,” to today’s jets.Planes and exhibits cover ...

  • Bomber Command Museum of Canada

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    (50 miles) Nanton

    The museum commemorates all those who served with Bomber Command and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan during World War II. We display aircraft and associated artifacts, aviation art, dvd's, ...

  • Royal Tyrrell Museum

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    (62 miles) Drumheller

    Explore, create, and discover at the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Excavate in a realistic quarry, make your own fossil replica, or take a guided hike through the badlands.

  • Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

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    (66 miles) Banff

    Showcases a regularly varying set of exhibitions exploring the rich history and culture of Banff and the Rockies from a variety of perspectives. Family friendly.

  • Canada House Gallery

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    (66 miles) Banff

    Dealing exclusively in Canadian art since 1974, this dynamic gallery features an incredibly diverse collection of paints and sculptures by notable Canadian artists.

  • Banff Adventures

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    (3 miles) Calgary

    For over a decade, Banff Adventures Unlimited has helped visitors experience the best of Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies. Offering the full array of winter and summer activities ...

  • Cluny Corn Maze

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    (54 miles) Cluny

    Fun in the Country at the Country Farmhouse. This MAiZE owned and operated by Dianne and Donald Brown

  • Cross Zee Ranch

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    (57 miles) Canmore

    Fabulous mountain trail rides for ages 6 to 100. There are many scenic trails to choose from in the vast riding terrain where we offer Horseplay in the CanadianRockies!

  • Banff Fishing Unlimited

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    (57 miles) Canmore

    Alberta's year round guiding and outfitting service for Fly fishing, Spin fishing, Lake Trout charters, and Ice fishing in and around the Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park, Canmore, Calgary and ...

  • Banff Park Museum

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    (66 miles) Banff

    The Banff Park Museum is a national historic site because the museums original exhibit collection reflect and commemorate an early approach to the interpretation of natural history in Canada.

  • Banff National Park

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    (66 miles) Banff

    Banff National Park is 1 1/2 hrs drive west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. From Banff's humble beginnings as a 26 square kilometre hot springs reserve, Banff National Park now consists of 6,641 square ...

  • Banff Gondola Mountaintop Experience

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    (66 miles) Banff

    Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff to experience a bird's eye view of six mountain ranges. At the Banff Gondola, you'll see more mountains in a moment than most see in a lifetime. This ...

  • The Columbia Icefield Glacier Experience

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    (67 miles) Banff

    The Columbia Icefield Glacier Experience reveals the most unique attraction in the Canadian Rockies. Massive Brewster Ice Explorers, specially designed for glacial travel, take passengers on a ...

  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site

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    (67 miles) Banff

    A tour that takes you to natural thermal springs, around which the first national park was established.

  • Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm

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    (14 miles) Calgary

    With over 20 interactive attractions for families, friends, and groups of all ages, The Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm is one of Alberta's top rated destinations for farm fun.

  • Nakiska Ski Resort

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    (47 miles) Kananaskis

    Nakiska was home to the Calgary 88 Olympic Alpine events, and today, skiers and riders enjoy Olympic-length runs that are groomed to perfection. Nakiska is a family-friendly resort.

  • Whitewater Adventures

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    (49 miles) Cremona

    For more than 35 years we offer Whitewater rafting and canoeing on Upper Red Deer River to clients from Alberta, Canada and World. Combination trips with rafting, trail riding, canoeing, kayaking and ...

  • Yamnuska Rock Climbing Adventures

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    (56 miles) Canmore

    Amazing outdoor rock climbing for kids as young as 5 years in the Canadian Rockies!

  • Howling Dog Tours

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    (56 miles) Canmore

    Feel your heart race and your mind clear as you dog sled through the pristine wilderness of the Canadian Rockies near the Banff National Park, Canmore and the Kananaskis Country. Experience a dog ...

  • Rainbow Riders Adventure Tours

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    (57 miles) Canmore

    Rainbow Riders runs exciting Whitewater Rafting trips near Banff & Canmore on the scenic Kananaskis River and Bow River (Horseshoe Canyon) as well as float trips on the Bow River.

  • Fort Calgary

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    (1 miles) Calgary

    Fort Calgary is located just east of downtown Calgary on a 40-acre site. Open year-round, the Fort offers Calgarians and their guests fun, interactive exhibits, tours and school programs.

  • Pioneer Acres of Alberta

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    (27 miles) Irricana

    Welcome to a trip back in time - a time we often think of as simpler and easier. As you tour Pioneer Acres, it won't take long for you to figure out that the pioneers of Southern Alberta actually had ...

  • Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

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    (54 miles) Longview

    The site has many historic buildings and structures, illustrating various stages of ranching development, and is rich in cultural landscape features. A visitor orientation centre and a vibrant living ...

  • Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre

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    (57 miles) Canmore

    Local historical museum containing artifacts dating back to Canmore's conception.

  • Sunshine Village

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    (1 miles) Calgary

    Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3, offering 20% green runs, plus terrain training park.