Day 3: Get Artsy

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ArtBeat in Arlington is an open studio where children (age 4 and up) and their parents can exercise their crafty side with decoupage, painting, sand painting, candle decorating, doll making, and pillow making. Open seven days, Artbeat provides free instruction and crafters pay for the materials they choose.

Paint your own pottery, fuse a glass picture frame, or string some bead jewelry at Clay Time in Shrewsbury. Open seven days, reservations are recommended for holidays and rainy summer days, when walk-ins might have a wait.

Instructors at Paint ’n Pour in Maynard will guide you in reproducing a painting. Weekend family classes include kids age 7 and up.

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