Fun Art Party Ideas for Kids

Whether your child loves to get their art on or just likes to make a mess with paint, glue, or glitter, there's an artistic option out there for your next birthday party. Add in the fact that arts and crafts based parties have built-in party favours, and something to focus that boundless energy on... All you need to do is add cake!

Throw a party that's as creative as it is fun at these art birthday party places.

Soap-Making Parties at Art N Smart

Art N Smart Academy
35 West Pearce St., Unit 6, Richmond Hill
Art N Smart is a place children can experience high quality visual and performing arts instruction in an inspiring, relaxing, and encouraging environment. Two hours exclusive use of the studio and all materials are included in their party packages. You also get a beautiful printed invitation card for each guest, party hostess, structured age-appropriate art projects based on your choice from an art menu, complimentary T-shirt for the birthday child, complimentary coffee and tea for parents, and all the setup and cleanup. Every child brings home their very own finished art piece. Classic art parties include activities such as water colour, bird house, box o' treasures, Warhol wonders, horse painting, ballerina princess, mixed media clay, and mask making. Special parties include: tote-ally awesome applique, soap making, plush toy design, beading bugs, hair accessory shop, T-shirt making, and fashion spectacular. Add-ons include: professional photo shoot of party, airbrush tattoo, pizza and juice, or birthday cakes. Price range: $230 to $275.
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Leaside's Bamboo Bay

Bamboo Bay
1515A Bayview Avenue, Suite 200W, Toronto

Bamboo Bay, a small and friendly school for creative expression, offers 2 hour art parties for up to 8 kids. Opt-in for a custom art activity party package (instructor-lead) or a loot-bag craft party package. All packages include materials for an art project, art instructor, tableware, special gift for birthday child, unlimited coffee, tea, and Wi-Fi for adults, 20% discount off all regular priced items in retail store during the party for all guests and party cleanup. Depending on package selected, kids can expect to make self-portrait paintings on canvas, princess crowns (for a princess theme party), or face masks (for a costume theme party). Craft projects include beaded bracelets, animal masks, puzzles, decorating wooden toys, picture frames, and more. Package are $250 (additional charge for extra guests and time).
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Kreative Kidz Art Bus in Toronto

Kreative Kidz Art Bus
At Home Parties
Kreative Kidz Art Bus is Toronto's first complete mobile art studio designed to allow kids the chance to get messy and have fun! The art bus come to you and the mess stays in the bus! Parties are 2 hours in length and the bus can accommodate a party of up to 16 kids. Many packages are offered starting for infants (with mom) up to age 15. Kids can expect to make all kinds of art projects that include canvas painting, sculpture building and painting, playdough activities, puppet making, construction projects, and more. Package includes all art supplies and smocks. Price range: $250 to $404.
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Lollipop Art Lounge

Lollipop Art Lounge
338 Church Street, Oakville
Lollipop Art Lounge is an imaginative, unique, and creative place to host your child's birthday! The bright and modern studio is the perfect place to host an indoor party. The Classic Art Party is perfect for children who LOVE art and would like to have the chance to create personalized art projects on their special day. Packages include: materials for an art project, art instructor, party decor and 6 balloons, coordinating tablewear, invitations, cupcakes, and pizza and beverages for all guests. Choose from a variety of themes to give your party that extra special touch! Art themes include: princess, under the sea, ballerina, butterflies, owls, pirates, robot, monsters, transportation, flowers and birds, cupcakes, dinosaurs, and space. Price range: parties start at $295 for up to 8 Kids. Options include: lootbags and candy bar buffet. Lollipop Art Lounge also has a new location in Mississauga.
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My Artlab

My Artlab
66 Lewis Street, Toronto
A theme of your choice your kids will love to do is the starting point for a party. Refreshments are your responsibility and may be served in the last 15-30 minutes of the party. Each child will create an original artwork based on the theme of your choice to take home. Parties accommodate 5-10 kids. Price: $30 per child.
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