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Summer of Play

Summer of Play
Join us in the shop this summer!

This summer is full of PLAY at Kindness & Joy Toys!

Story Times, Art Classes, Slime Week, KJ Unboxing Week, and so much more!  Here is the first peek at all the fun to come!

Summer Kick Off

  • SUMMER KICK OFF PARTY: Join us on Friday, May 24th for a Summer Kick Off Party from 3-4:30. Burton's Ice Cream will be joining us and there will be free ice cream while supplies last!  We will also have games and art activities outside behind the shop.  
  • SUMMER KICK OFF WEEK:  We will be closed on Memorial Day but join us May 28th-June 1st as we kick off summer with a new theme in our back play area .... summer treats!  Games, crafts, and new pretend play fun will debut during our kick off week including a food truck and ice cream stand and will be changed out throughout the summer. 

Art Classes with Mrs. Ashley

Each Tuesday we will offer Art Classes with Mrs. Ashley.  Two sessions are available each week at 9:30 and 11:00.  The 9:30 class is for preschool aged children and the 11:00 is for school aged children.

PRESCHOOL AGED CHILDREN: Join your little one in exploring various art techniques and materials to create a fun piece of art with a Summer Treat theme. This class is designed for mom's and littles to experience art together!  Mom's are encouraged to stay at the shop and to participate along with their preschooler.

Cost: $10 per class before June 3rd and $12 per class after June 3rd

SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN: Each Tuesday your school age child will learn new art techniques and work with a variety of media to create a one of a kind animal or insect themed artwork. This class is designed for you to drop off your school aged child or feel free to stay at the shop.

Cost: $15 per class before June 3rd and $18 per class after June 3rd

Wednesday Summer of Play Classes


Join us in the shop each Wednesday in June and July during our Summer of Play and learn something new!  Each class includes a take home activity.

Age: Best suited for school aged children.  You are welcome to drop children off for the class, please ensure you leave contact information at the register.

Cost: $15 per child through June 4th.  $18 per child after June 4th.

Duration: Each class lasts from 10:30-11:45

Summer Class Schedule

Click HERE for a more detailed class description.

June 5th: Plant a Rainbow 10:30

June 12th: Coding & Robotics 10:30

June 19th: Recycled Instruments 10:30

June 26th: Create a Wall Hanging 10:30

July 4th: No Class due to the 4th of July Holiday

July 10th: Coding & Robotics 10:30

July 17th: Polymer Slime 10:30

July 24th: Explore the Ocean

July 31st: Videography and Photography 10:30

August 7th: Back to School art 10:30

Story Times

Story Times will take place each Friday and Saturday in June, July, & August.  Special guest readers will also be joining us throughout the summer!

Story Times will be held at 10:30 and are appropriate for preschool and school aged children.  Each Story Time will include a rhyme/song time, story, and craft/activity. 

There is no charge for Story Time!

May 31st & June 1st : KJ Camp Out (Camping Spree with Mr. McGee)

June 7th & 8th: Bad Seed

June 14th & 15th : Father's Day Story time with Papasarus

June 21st & 22nd: The Bee Man

June 28th & 29th: What does it mean to be an American?

July 5th & 6th: Mermaid/Pirates

July 12th & 13th: Driving my tractor

July 19th & 20th: Storytime with a Fireman

July 26th & 27th: Wide Mouthed Frogs

August 2nd & 3rd: Polar Bear’s Underwear

August 9th & 10th: Animal Boogie

Planet Kindergarten

Do you have a little one that starts Kindergarten in August?  We will hold our Planet Kindergarten Story Times again!  It's a great way for your little one to learn more about Kindergarten and to ask any questions they might have!  Each Story Time features a different Kindergarten teacher!

Registration is required and will go live July 1st! 

August 1st at 10:30
August 4th at 2:00
August 6th at 10:30 & 2:30

Full Summer Calendar

There is more fun than we can put in one post!  Click HERE to see the full Summer Calendar!