Have you been looking for art classes for kids in Greenville, SC? Make art, get messy with paint, learn something new, and take home their creation. What could be better? My four-year-old daughter and I were invited to create some art at one of Yellowbobbypins’ art classes at their Hampton Station location.
It was such a joyful experience that further strengthened her interest in the creative arts. Yellowbobbypins has art playgroups, art classes, party packages, and even art camps for the budding artist in your life. Find out more about Yellowbobbypins below.
Beginning September 5th, 2023, Yellowbobbypins with open its doors in its larger, expanded location at Hampton Station! Stay tuned for more information.
A special thank you to Lauren Runion, owner of Yellowbobbypins, for having us for this review!
Art Classes for Kids: Yellowbobbypins Art Camp at Hampton Station
My daughter loves to create art, but finding art classes for kids that fit her age range hasn’t always been easy. Good thing Yellowbobbypins has art classes for kids ages 2 – 12! From the moment we walked into Yellowbobbypins owner Lauren Runion’s studio space at Hampton Station, I knew we were in the perfect place to create comfortably.
Firstly, Lauren exudes creativity and kindness. It was beautiful watching her interact with the children in a kind, calm, and direct way. Her passion for art is delightful and she is such a talented art educator. Her knowledge stems from many years of experience as an art teacher in the public school system.
Throughout the class, she patiently guided the kids through each step of their project and addressed each child by name. She was helpful and attentive to each child and their project.
My daughter is a little nervous in new situations (as am I), and Lauren made it a point to ask her questions about her art pieces and to include her with the other children who regularly attend classes. This really brought out her creativity and interest in the class, making for a memorable experience for both of us.
Drop-in and Semester Long Art Classes
For the budding artist in your life, Yellowbobbypins offers semester classes, drop-in art classes, and online classes. Classes strengthen creative problem-solving, build confidence, and teach about various art techniques such as painting, drawing, and mixed media art.
The in-person art classes are located at the Hampton Station studio. Kids of all ages are welcome, with classes in groups of different age ranges (4-6 years old; 7-9 years old; 10-12 years old). Parents can opt to have their child in the classes for the full semester, exploring a core theme throughout. Or, drop-in classes are also available, where the child can join the group to explore the theme for that day.
There are class options for morning, afternoon, and evening classes throughout the week. When my daughter went for a drop-in visit, she explored Mexican Hojalata metal and mirror art! These classes are 1 hour long, guided classes with the instructor, Lauren, and the kids constantly learn as they go. Classes are available throughout the school year, but there are no classes during the summertime (but there are summer camps your child can join!). Find out more and register for art classes at Yellowbobbypins on their website.
Art Playgroup: Wee Create at Yellowbobbypins
Have a young kid who loves to make art? Worried about the mess that usually comes along with arts and crafts with small kids? Worry no more! Yellowbobbypins offers Wee Create art playgroups for ages 2-6. Plus, you do not have to worry about cleanup. These classes are currently available Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings. Here, parents and children can engage in art play that strengthens creativity through engaging and interactive lessons. Kids will build on their fine motor skills, explore with their hands with art materials, socialize with other kids, and engage their senses through sensory play.
During the art playgroup, the kids will explore different sensory stations with different topics, like oceans and cities. Adult participation is required for the art playgroups, but parents will have just as much fun creating as their kids will. Art playgroups are 1-hour long morning classes, with some parent/child activity classes occasionally offered during evening hours. You can register for classes on the Yellowbobbypins website.
Art Summer Camp with Yellowbobbypins
Summer camp at Yellowbobbypins is a fun way to keep your child engaged during summer break! They have several themed art camps available to choose from, with camps like Dollhouse Camp and Harry Potter Camp! Each camp is 1 week long from Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 12 pm. Check out the current availability for summer camps on the Yellowbobbypins website!
Of course, you can see all the summer camps in Greenville on our huge Summer Camp Guide to Greenville, SC.
Art Birthday Parties at Yellowbobbypins
Yellowbobbypins also hosts parties for ages 2 and up! The space is perfect for an intimate birthday party centered around art and learning new things. Parents can choose from three party packages, including painting parties for ages 6 and older, Little Parties for ages 2-6 years old, or a custom event of your choosing! Party packages start at $200 and can be offsite or at the Yellowbobbypins studio at Hampton Station in Greenville, SC.
Would your child love a visit to Yellowbobbypins?
1320 Hampton Avenue Extension