Early Childhood Development

Preschool Craft Playdates in Nashville

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March is not only a time for spring weather and fun outdoor activities, but also a time to get crafty! Being National Craft Month, ideas are bringing people together in creative ways, and for all age groups too. Even if you don’t think you have a creative bone in your body, you should try to set a goal to do something new this month! Take your kids to a few places around your area and expand your crafting techniques. Not only will you begin to make fun decor for your household, you might even meet some new friends! Besides, it’s always beneficial to begin teaching your toddler or preschooler how to be a good friend. Below is a few places around town to have a playdate with other preschoolers and toddlers in the Nashville area.


Adventure Science Center

Adventure Science Center
The Adventure Science Center offers a Little Labs program, which invites children ages 3-5 to participate in age-appropriate lab projects, science crafts, active play, and more. 

Brushfire Pottery Studio
As they state on their site, they “fire the imagination of everyone by providing a comfortable place to create your own hand-painted works of art.” They have plenty of unfinished pottery pieces and colors for any child to be inspired and have fun while creating their masterpiece.

The Discovery Center at Murfree Springs 

The Discovery Center at Murfree Springs
Take your little ones learn with interactive exhibits and get crafty! Their “crafternoons” are on Thursdays at 3:30. 

Kidsville
Centennial Park’s The Parthenon features Kidsville every Saturday during Musicians Corner. It’s a time to bring your babes to enjoy fun, fitness, crafts, educational Musical Meet & Greet guests, and other activities. 

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
The First offers hands-on crafts and classes for families and their children. Programs encourage kids to engage with the art galleries by painting pictures, making prints and more! 

Tennessee State Museum
Soak up Tennessee history and get inspired at their state museum. They showcase art, textiles, crafts and cultural displays. Have your kids bring a pencil and pad of paper to draw their own interpretation on history.