Is your kiddo is missing their favorite local crafty experience while things are closed down? Don’t worry! Several local businesses have gotten creative and are offering out-of-the-box at-home options. Here are five of our favs…

5 Baltimore Businesses Helping Kids Get Creative at Home!

DIY Kits from The Green Door

DIY Kits from The Green Door
2202 Conowingo Road
Bel Air, Maryland 21015
(410) 638-5820
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The Green Door, located in Bel Air, is bringing their beloved maker workshops to you with fun DIY kits! Offering a variety of styles and themes, you will be sure to find a kit that is perfect for you or your little one to bust those quarantine blues.  Plus they make a great gifts!  Added bonus? Anyone who makes a purchase from The Green Door is automatically entered for a chance to get splattered. What does that mean? The Green Door is selecting random customers who will receive a Paint it Forward” bag. Recipients can enjoy the Annie Sloan® paint inside and other goodies and — the team at The Green Door hopes they will create something amazing! (And, of course, post photos!). MORE

Creativity Box from Becket Hitch

Creativity Box from Becket Hitch
2360 West Joppa Road
Lutherville, Maryland, 21093
410-296-4818
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Choose-your-size creative adventures! Let the team from Becket Hitch curate a craft and game box for your kiddo. Each box is a surprise — but you can let them know about your child’s interests. Boxes range in price from $30-$100. Becket Hitch is launching curbside pick-up beginning this weekend. MORE

HotPots at Home

HotPots at Home
39 W Aylesbury Rd
Timonium, Maryland 21093
410-561-3035
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Enjoy pottery painting in the comfort of your own home! Choose from a wide inventory of items and have the kits delivered with instructions to your door! Place orders by noon on Mondays and Fridays — and orders will be delivered (within 15 mile radius) every Monday and Friday afternoon! No human contact necessary and all items are disinfected prior to delivery. MORE

Social Studio Art Classes

Virtual Art Classes with Social Studio
737 Deepdene Road
Baltimore, MD 21210
(443) 449-6142
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While the studio is closed, Social Studio has launched Social (Distance) Studio online! Join them for small group instruction via virtual classes, tune into one of their Instagram Live sessions, or take their daily Sketchbook Challenge. Kids can even join a FREE virtual sketchbook session every weekday at 2:30 PM! MORE

Thinkery Boxes

Thinker Boxes (and MORE!) from Thinkery: A Curiosity Studio
3400 Norman Ave.
Baltimore MD 21213
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Need to keep the littles busy? Get them a BIG THINKER box from Thinkery! It’s a box loaded to the brim with opportunities to stoke curiosity! You can also order their playdough, sensory bins, and play kits! All items are available for local pick-up only. MORE

Know of another local business helping kids get crafty at home? Let us know in the comments!