The Best Art Studios for Children in Seattle

child-frolickingEarly childhood educators always recommend that parents engage their children to do some artwork. Dabbling in arts and crafts is essential for children since the art helps in developing the creativity of children.

There are many places where parents can bring their kids to do some arts and crafts. And if you live in Seattle, Washington, and then, here is a list of the best art studios where parents can take their kids.

Roaring Mouse Creative Arts Studio

Roaring Mouse Creative Arts Studio is located in 7526 20th Avenue NE and has been in existence since 1989. It also has the Ravena studio which has been operating since 2004.

There are two preschool art programs available in this art studio. Roaring Mouse Creative Arts Studio also offers evening art classes for teens, tweens and even adults. It also has art classes for early childhood as well as art classes after school for elementary pupils. The art classes offer different kinds of mediums such as collage, painting, sculpture and even drawing.Arts Aloft

Arts Aloft is located in 3302 E. Spring Street and is within the Madrona community. This place specializes in providing mixed media activities for kids ages four to 12 years old. Parents can drop off their children or sign-up for some art classes after school.

The art classes usually run for around seven weeks, and kids can join any of the sessions. The art classes usually involve clay, paints, plaster, pencils, mosaics as well as any other materials that can be used to make artsy work. Arts Aloft also features Birthday Party Packages and parents night out.

Young at Art

Young at Art is located in 5962 Fauntleroy Way and offers art classes to both adults and children. It has an open studio concept which can be used as a venue for an art exhibition or even birthday parties.

Art classes are spread all throughout the academic year. There are art classes for children ages seven to 12 years of age for drop in classes. The parents can also dabble in art with their kids, too.

Thrive Art School

Thrive Art School is situated in 6329 Ravenna Avenue NE where kids are given the confidence to reach for whatever they want. It has two studios; one is in the Ravena area and the other is in Seattle’s Madison Valley.

This art studio has a wide range of classes that can accommodate elementary students, teenagers and even adults. There are classes that meet up once a week that runs from September to June. Anyone can join the classes as long as there is still space for some students.

Open Arts Studio

Open Arts Studio is located in 109 Tacoma Avenue. It is an art studio that combines modern and traditional art techniques. The children are provided with various tools to create arts using three fundamental components—fun, technique and creativity. The art classes include painting, drawing, watercolor, sculpture, ceramic, pottery, photography, sewing and beading. There are art classes open for kids ages four and above.