Michaels - Various "Make-It-Take-It" projects suitable to weather and/or holidays vary by store.

Area locations:

240 Consumer Square, Mays Landing, 609-485-0200

Manahawkin Commons, 601 Washington Ave., Stafford Township, 609-489-0740

Cumberland Mall, 3849 S. Delsea Drive, Vineland, 856-825-5855

Grande Center, 3201 Route 9 South, Rio Grande, 609-465-7014

A.C. Moore - Summer Fun Wednesdays and other activities.

Area locations:

3003 English Creek Ave., English Creek, Egg Harbor Township, 609-646-0062

297 Route 72 W, Manahawkin, Stafford Township, 609-597-0625

Noyes Museum of Art - Craft projects one Saturday per month for 6- to 12-year-olds usually 1 to 2 p.m. $4 fee.

733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville, Galloway Township, 609-652-8848

Lowe's - Build and Grow kid's clinics are held 10 a.m. Saturdays. Each participant also receives a free apron, goggles, a project-themed patch and a certification of merit upon completion of their project.

Area locations:

6048 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, 609-641-3233

297 Route 72 West, Stafford Township, 609-994-9010

113 Bluebird Lane, Millville, 856-327-7010

3171 Route 9 South, Rio Grande, Middle Township, 609-463-5760

Home Depot - Free workshops offered from 9 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of every month. Designed for children 5 to 12 years old.

Area locations:

421 Absecon Blvd., Absecon, 609-484-3511

Tower Road, Egg Harbor Township, 609-407-9600

197 Route 72 West, Manahawking, Stafford Township, 609-978-3600

3849 S. Delsea Drive, Vineland, 856-293-1155

21 Indian Trail, Cape May Court House, 609-463-8794