Learn how to use ordinary drugstore candy to make special custom creations. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.
Create a self-portrait using a variety of paper colors and textures in collage. Appropriate for kids ages 8 and up and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration is required.
Create sophisticated designs through the process of embossing. Join artist Valerie Doyle in creating one-of-a-kind cards with dimension. Appropriate for teens and adults. Space is limited; registration required.
This program is part of the One Kind Word Project, a weeklong initiative that invites community members to write notes of kindness to strangers. Materials for creating these custom cards will be provided at each Anythink location, where they will then be collected and distributed to organizations across Adams County in an effort to spread cheer to those in need. Partner organizations for the One Kind Word Project include ABLE Colorado, the Brighton Nonprofit Council, Food Bank of the Rockies, International Hearing Dog, Inc., Meals on Wheels, North Metro Community Services, Inc., Prairie Creeks Living Center, Project Angel Heart and the Thornton Community Food Bank.
Make something really great using a variety of craft supplies. Appropriate for kids ages 8 and up and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration is recommended.
Join friends and family at Anythink Brighton for afterschool activities. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No registration required.
Sept. 7: National Wilderness Month – Explore nature by creating and racing your own creepy crawlers.
Sept. 14: Roald Dahl’s Birthday – Celebrate the literary genius by creating your own dream jar.
Sept. 21: Popsicle Stick Super Heroes – Create your own pocket sized hero.
September 28: Puzzles – Finish off Wilderness Month by designing your own nature puzzle.
Get crafty and bring fantasy to life as we make magically beautiful dragon eggs and eyes. Share your favorite dragon books, movies, and fan art. Appropriate for teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.
Get hands-on in The Studio! Learn something new, check out the 3D printer, finish a project, or share your creative talents with others. All ages welcome. No registration required.
- Aug. 5: 3D Printing and Pens – Bring your ideas to life using computer-aided design software.
- Aug. 12: Stop Motion Animation – Ever wanted to make your own movie? Use an iPad and stop-animation to create claymation or LEGO movies with our new 3D mini sets. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.
- Aug. 19: Back to School DIY – Get ready for school with crafts of all kinds.
- Aug. 26: Sewing and Crafts – Get crafty with our sewing supplies.
Learn cake decorating techniques and create a mini-cake masterpiece that you can eat. Appropriate for teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is required.