Arts and crafts activities are essential for children’s development. Not only are they fun but they encourages imaginative thinking, help develop problem-solving abilities, build fine motor skills, and help with socialisation as kids create artwork alongside each other and share their creations.
The Cayman Islands offers a wide range of art activities, with something to suit all artistic interests. From painting and drawing to pottery and sculpting, Cayman Parent has researched all the best places for your child to great creative.
3 Girls & a Kiln
3 Girls & a Kiln is an art collective made up of three artists who make local art and other fun designs. They offer a kids drop in studio every other Saturday between 11am-2pm with no need to book, popular holiday camps for kids aged 8-12 and also glazing sessions during the week by appointment/request. You will also find themed arts and crafts gift sets so you can get creative at home too.
National Gallery of the Cayman Islands
The Gallery provides an extensive art programme for children of all ages. They offer Family Fun Days, Teen Art Drop Ins and the ‘Walkers Art Club’ after school programme. Families are also invited to view the gallery’s collection with a ‘Family Fun’ self-guided tour or a family friendly custom tour can be scheduled.
Art Nest Creative Studio
Art Nest is a community studio that aims to nurture creativity. They offer a wide range of classes suitable for children plus family art days, an after school club and holiday camps.
This studio offers art parties, face painting, waterproof airbrush body painting, home-school and after-school art clubs, school holiday art camps, private art classes and Saturday group art classes.
Arts & Crafts Supplies
Don't forget to creative at home too! Getting arty with your child is a great bonding activity and there is endless inspiration online for craft activities. Next Chapter has a fantastic selection of art supplies including paints, colouring pencils, art books and other materials. So stock up on supplies and enjoy a creative session with your child.