A Week of Deals Just for Our Readers

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Kidding Around recently won Best Social Media Resource in the 2021 Greenville News Best of the Upstate Community Choice Awards. We are so excited that we asked our partners to celebrate with us by providing deals for you for the week of August 15-21. We have a great list of deals from free kids’ meals and cupcakes to even deals on schools and camps.

Note: All of these coupons expire by August 21st unless a different date is noted.

Do you have a deal that you want included? Email [email protected].

The Children’s Museum of the Upstate Discount on Admission & at the New Online Store

Take the little ones to TCMU while the big kids are at school or head to TCMU as a fun back-to-school treat!

  • $2 off admission at TCMU-Greenville only from August 15th-21st with the code KIDDINGAROUND1. TCMU requires advance timed-entry tickets and tickets can be reserved in advance at www.tcmupstate.org/visit.
  • 15% off your purchase on TCMU-Greenville’s NEW online store: The TCMU Store! The online store is a great way to shop at home, purchase last minute back-to-school items or buy the gift you didn’t want your child to see you buy at the museum. Purchases are pick-up only–park in the bus lane and retrieve your gift inside the store without paying the price of admission. Visit www.tcmustore.org and use the code KIDDINGAROUND1 at checkout for your discount.
Water play at TCMU Greenville

Piano Central Studios Discount on Enrollment Fees


This special deal from Piano Central Studios will help your child get the start that they need with their music lessons this year!

“Congratulations again on KAG’s Best of the Upstate award!!  It is SO well-deserved, and I couldn’t be happier for you!”

Deal: $10 off your enrollment fee for Kindermusik or Music Lessons when you register early for fall during the week of August 15-21

Lessons for all ages at Piano Central Studios

TR Makers Co Discount on Classes & Items

3 S Main Street,
Travelers Rest, SC

Time to get the kids signed up for fall classes plus get the creative juices rolling. This deal from TR Makers Co makes it even more affordable to have fun creating.

“Congratulations!  You guys always do a great job and we have been thankful for your support!” From TR Makers Co

Deal: 10% Off Arts Lead Learning Homeschool Classes Elementary (age 5-10) and Middle (age 11-16) use code KAGVLALL10

Deal: 10% Off After School Makers Kids (age 5-10) and teens (age 11-16) use code KAGVLAS10

Deal: 20% Off any single item in-store or online use code KAGVL20

*Coupons cannot be combined with other discounts. Items purchased online can be scheduled for local pick-up or free shipping if your total purchase is over $50.

TR Makers Travelers Rest

Grill Marks (Haywood Mall Location) Free Kids Slider and Fries with Purchase of an Entree

700 Haywood Road, Suite 2023b, Greenville

That first week of school is the best week to score a Kids Eat Free deal for less cooking and more family time.

Deal: Get a free kids slider and fries with the purchase of an entree.

This deal is available Monday-Friday through August 20, 2021.

Couture Cakes Free Cupcake with Purchase of a Cupcake

1325 Miller Road, Suite H, Greenville

Wouldn’t your kids love a cupcake to celebrate the beginning of school? Sign us up for this sweet deal from Couture Cakes!

Deal: Get a free cupcake with a purchase of a cupcake (Limit 4).

Limit 4, offer expires August 28, 2021.

Namely Crayons Discount on Custom Crayons

Namely Crayons’ cute paw crayons for kids starting school was the talk of our Kidding Around table at the recent Countdown to Kindergarten. Here’s a great deal to get specialty crayons to make your kids’ first days of school extra special.

Message from Maker Elizabeth Burris owner of Namely Crayons: “I love Kidding Around Greenville because they send relevant and interesting emails for parents. My recent favorite email was the list of places Where Kids Eat Free! “

Deal: Make any purchase from Namely Crayons in the month of August, and receive 15% off your order!

Hearts of Clay BOGO Clay Doughs

660 Spartan Blvd, Ste 20, Spartanburg

“Congrats on the win, nothing better than knowing the public voted and chose you!” From Hearts of Clay

This deal from Hearts of Clay is the perfect way to make a memory item for your new school year, craft a gift for your teacher, or have fun with a younger child while the older kids are at school.

Deal: Buy One, Get One Free (BOGO) Clay Doughs

Body Works Women’s Health & Wellness Special on Pelvic Floor Evaluation

980 Batesville Road, Unit C, Greer,

With school going back, it’s a great time to make sure you are taking care of yourself with this great deal from Body Works Women’s Health & Wellness.

“Congratulations on winning Best of the Upstate! Y’all deserve it!” From Body Works Women’s Health & Wellness

Deal: Healthy Pelvic Floor Evaluation for $49! ($275 Value). This includes: Medical Review, Physical Examination, and Clinician’s Report of Findings. 

Abiding Peace Academy $100 Off Registration Fee

401 Batesville Road, Simpsonville

Are you still looking for a great school option or trying to figure out which school you will choose for next year? Abiding Peace Academy has a great deal for you!

Deal: $100 off a registration fee for any new student enrolling by February 1, 2022 (good for school year 21-22 or 22-23)

Free Virtual Music Lesson with Lucky Dragon Guitars

Make some music with Lucky Dragon Guitars’ Thomas Rodriguez. In addition to guitar, Lucky Dragon Guitars offers lessons for piano, bass, ukulele, drums, banjo, and song writing. Contact Lucky Dragon Guitars at [email protected].

Deal: One free virtual music lesson.  

Mama K’s Discount on Elderberry Syrup

Stock up on elderberry syrup with this deal from Mama K’s Homemade Elderberry Syrup. Their certified SC syrup combines organic and local ingredients including local raw honey.

Deal: Get 15% OFF your order with the code, yeahthatelderberry

Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery  Free Kids’ Stecca Pizza with the Purchase of a Kid’s T-shirt

205 Cedar Lane Road
Greenville, SC 29611

Deal: Free kids’ stecca pizza with the purchase of a kid’s T-shirt. In-store only.

Swamp Rabbit t-shirts and waterbottle in cart

Sylvan Learning: Back to School Academic Check-Up Just $49 (normally $95).

“Parents can learn exactly where their students are and if there are any areas to strengthen after 1.5 years of COVID learning loss.” 

Visions International Discount on Language & Culture Mini Camps

3445 Pelham Road Suite F, Greenville, SC 29615.

Kidding Around Greenville has helped us connect our expat and visiting international families and students with local events to learn about USA culture, life, and engagement opportunities in the community. Now, we want to share the world with Greenville. 

This fall, we are excited to offer Language and Culture Mini Camps for preschoolers. Our in-person camps give your child the opportunity to explore a variety of world languages and cultures. Children will enjoy a variety of activities in an engaging environment that includes games, arts and crafts, storytelling, cultural music, and much more!  Kids ages 4-5 are welcome to join us for 2 weeks of fun at our Greenville location. 

Session 1A will take place October 11th-22nd from 10:30 a.m. to noon. This camp will meet every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  Session 2A will take place October 12th-21st from 1:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. and meets every Tuesday and Thursday.  The enrollment fee for each session is $135. We are offering an exclusive coupon through Kidding Around Greenville.

Deal: When you register with us by August 31st, you will receive a $25 discount. Use code CELEBRATEKAG. 

Be sure to visit our website www.visionsinternational.coach and follow us on Instagram @greenvillevisionsinternational and Facebook @greenville.visionsinternational to keep up with the latest announcements.

We Rock the Spectrum Deal on Classes

2607 Woodruff Road, Suite A, Simpsonville

Have fun in a gym for all kids with this deal!

Tot Social Class, every Tuesday beginning Sept 7th, $60/4 week class, $20/walk-in; Tot Open Play times 8:30-11:30 Mon-Fri, $4 off ($10), beginning August 16th; Afterschool Drop-off for homeschoolers and virtual students, 2pm-5pm Mon-Fri, $40/week or $15/day; Parent Night Out, Sat Aug 21, 5:30-8:30.

Deal: Tot Open Play is discounted to $10 and all other classes are 10% off.

Palmetto Proper Discount on Admission

64 S Main Street, Suite B, Travelers Rest

Palmetto Proper is the perfect spot to grab a cup of coffee after school or after you drop off the kids. This deal makes it even better!

Deal: $2 off admission for a day of play at Palmetto Proper, Play Cafe & Gifts in downtown Travelers Rest

Free Backpack Fitting with Greenville Spine Institute

Each school year, the doctors at Greenville Spine Institute see more and more children complaining of back, neck and shoulder pain. This pain is a sign and often children begin noticing headaches and other consequences, not realizing it is related to how they hold their backpack, how it is adjusted, what it weighs, how it is sized, and more. Drs Lewis & Aronson are here to help you have a great school year – pain free! 🎒 Sign your child up for a free backpack fitting on Friday, 20 August between 2-5p! Schedule: https://greenvillespine.com/backpack-fitting

Messages from our Partners

“Kidding Around Greenville was one of our very first customers, and has been a media partner with us since 2016.  Their team does fantastic work and has helped us connect with many Greenville families through the years.  We also love reading their content and learning all sorts of new things!” From Escape Artist Greenville

“Well deserved, Kidding Around Media! Congratulations and thank you for serving our community so thoughtfully and creatively! From the Museum & Gallery at Bob Jones University

“Congratulations Kidding Around Greenville on Best Social Media Resource! Get your girl the start she needs to lead the pack. Connect with friends, try new adventures, and change the world! Join Girl Scouts at gssc-mm.org.” From Girl Scouts of South Carolina, Mountains to Midlands

About the Author
Bethany Winston is the owner and editor-in-chief of Kidding Around Greenville & Kidding Around Spartanburg. She enjoys exploring parks, discovering local events, and meeting the people who make Greenville an amazing place to live. You can contact her directly at [email protected].

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