Help your child channel their artistic side with the best art classes and programs geared towards kids in Nassau County, LI. From painting to ceramics, your kids will love these art classes in Nassau.
Creative Corner Pottery and Arts Studio
305-309 Bedford Ave.
Creative Corner is a pottery and arts studio where you can participate in clay hand building, and ceramic painting. We have special programs for children with special needs, so come in and get your hands dirty while creating. We offer programs for groups or you can just walk in at any time. We are handicap accessible and have onsite parking. Visit us in our warm and friendly studio!
FasTracKids & JEI Learning Center
2583 Merrick Road, Bellmore
The Garden Art Studio
The Garden Art studio comes to you. Hire one of our artists for your next party and bring art to life. Choose from cartooning, fashion design or master artist painting. Also available is our customized face painting. A fun treat for all ages. We are a private studio offering year-round workshops, a place where artists ages 6-16 come to explore the depth of their own talent, and earn money for college scholarships. Ask about our gift certificates, visit our website, come in for a trial class or tour.
Kids Are Sewing
Parish Hall at Christ Church, 55-61 East Main St., Oyster Bay
Kids Are Sewing is a fun program for beginning sewers. We encourage creativity in basic hand sewing, offering an introduction to the tools of sewing and various fabrics. With little experience, children graduate to use the sewing machine and make pillows, American Doll clothing, quilts and more. Students can choose their own projects and designs. Basic materials are included in the class fee. Classes meet Wednesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm. Other class times are available; just three friends make a class!
The Lanyard Ladies
21 Ryder Place, East Rockaway
The Lanyard Ladies are a new, unique craft idea for parties and events. We do friendship bracelets and lanyard birthday parties. We bring the party to you or you can come to our fabulous party room located at 21 Ryder Place. We provide materials to make hundreds of designs with one-on-one, step-by-step instruction. Looking for a fun after-school or weekend activity? We offer kids classes twice a week. $15 a child and a 15% sibling discount. Try our Friendship Bracelet and Lanyard Making Craft Kit and an instructional DVD for making lanyards at home. Purchase at thelanyardladies.com.
Learn and Play
Kumar, Madhu, Center Director
80 Herricks Road, Mineola
Lean and Play summer camp for children ages 5 to 12 years old will be filled with exciting adventures. Our summer camp will encourage children to explore in educational themes that will allow the children to have fun indoors and outdoors. Nurturing curiosity with a play-based curriculum; aims to meet the varying milestones of each developmental stage. Join us in the summer and leave with a photo album of memories.
Little Seeds of Garden City
311 Nassau Blvd., Garden City South
Children flourish when they learn to explore the world through dramatic play. Using their imagination and interacting with other children is vital to a child's social, emotional and cognitive development. Providing your child with a healthy and stimulating environment when they are young provides a strong foundation for continued social and cognitive growth and follows them into adulthood. Little Seeds of Garden City is a fun interactive children’s center, where your child can begin his/her journey. We offer a variety of classes and schedules to meet your child’s needs.
M.A.T.S.S. Kid's Gym
A Rainbow Of Programs Under One Roof!
2629 Grand Ave., Bellmore
171 Eileen Way, Syosset
A rainbow of programs to play, learn, and grow with since 1985 for ages 7 mons.-12 years. Baby, toddler, and separation classes bridge development to a comprehensive early childhood education and gym program. After-school classes provide movement, gymnastics, sports and enrichment instruction for both our on-site center children and community school-age. Summer camp, holiday mini-camps, weekend birthday party and kids night out event programs provide a year-round place to play and celebrate! Early care, aftercare, and full daycare (3 mons. and older) available. Diapers welcome. Dedicated staff and counselors are New York State CPR/first aid certified.
New York Music & Arts
41 South Middle Neck Road, Great Neck
We offer the highest quality of musical education in Nassau with our world-renowned faculty, consisting of graduates from the Julliard School. The music school rivals the top institutions in the world. Our board of advisors keeps our school on the leading edge of teaching music. When you register for individual lessons, you receive more than a weekly lesson. Your tuition covers a wide range of activities, and allows you to expand your musical endeavors! Now offering summer classes! Special discounts for all new students! Call for a free trial class today!
Not Just Art
183 South St., Oyster Bay
Not Just Art nurtures introductions to art for children and caregivers alike. Little ones may explore materials to their hearts’ content while adults learn to observe and support those creative experiences in class and at home. Older children develop their own unique styles in studio-style classes that encourage creative problem solving and independent thinking. Our loving “hands-off” approach to artwork invites children to imagine and create for themselves. Joyful wonder, growing independence and self-expression are the heart of our art programs. We emphasize process over product; getting messy is part of the fun.
Renée Gallery of Art
1966 Jackson Ave., Seaford
Drawing and painting instruction for children, ages 7 and up, once a week, 1 1/2 hour classes, 4:30pm-6pm. Students are taught the basics of fine art at their individual level. Small informal classes; beginners welcome. Evening class available for adults. Established in 1973.
Sidney The Artist
Stay "N" Clay
2 Shore Road, Port Washington
Stay "N" Clay is an arts and crafts studio located in Port Washington. Young and old alike can enjoy painting their own piece of pottery to create a work of art. Stop by our art studio and pick out a piece of pottery to paint however you like. We will fire it and have it ready for you to take home within a few days. New classes and workshops will be forming soon. Call us for more information or stop by our location today.
1134 Wantagh Ave, Wantagh
Thinkertots provides educational classes for children from birth through seven years. For the very young we offer mommy and me classes that include music, art, sign language, storytelling, creative movement, and more. Our Nursery and Pre-K programs are half day Monday thru Thursday plus we have our K-2 reading, writing, and math program that give the best possible preparation for entering Kindergarten. We will be using the summer bridge books. Call us today to schedule a free trial class.