202 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801
Store Local: 814-237-3655
Store Toll-Free: 800-993-8697
Online Customer Support: 800-372-9982
|We know that kids love to come to Growing Tree Toys to see and play with all of the wonderful toys, but they especially love to visit us when we have a fun, in store activity or event. Our wide variety of activities offer kids a chance to show off their creativity, while making cool, imaginative projects to take home or give as gifts. From our much-anticipated summer Kidtivities™ to Children’s Day at Arts Festival, we offer children fun crafts and activities that lead to some amazing creations. Best of all, we provide the necessary staff and supplies, so parents can sit back and enjoy watching their creative geniuses get to work!|
Upcoming Events at Growing Tree Toys
Get our your calendar and pick which activities you would like your kids to enjoy. Scroll to the bottom to see full descriptions of each. Spots will fill up quickly for these FREE activities. Stop by or call to register and reserve your space: 814-237-3655.
|Activity||Day & Date||Times||Charge||Age Groups|
|Fabulous Stepping Stones||Thurs., June 13||11am - 1pm||FREE||For All Ages|
|3-D Pop-Up Posters!||Tues., June 18||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 5 and up|
|Welcome to our Science Lab!||Tues., June 25||11am & 1pm||FREE||Ages 6 and up|
|Mold & Melt Creatures!||Fri., June 28||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 5 and up|
|Mold & Melt Creatures!||Tues., July 2||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 5 and up|
|Designing with Tapeffiti!||Tues., July 16||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 6 and up|
|Designing with Tapeffiti!||Fri., July 19||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 6 and up|
|Watercolor Workshop!||Tues., July 23||11am & 12pm||FREE||Ages 5 and up|
|Watercolor Workshop!||Fri., July 29||11am & 12pm||FREE||Ages 5 and up|
|Summer-tastic Stained Glass!||Tues., July 30||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 6 and up|
|Summer-tastic Stained Glass!||Fri., August 2||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 6 and up|
|Paper Tape Party!||Tues., August 6||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 3 to 5|
|Paper Tape Party!||Fri., August 9||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 3 to 5|
|Volcano Madness!||Tues., August 13||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 5 and up/td>|
|I Can Do It Prints!||Fri., August 16||11am, 12pm, & 1pm||FREE||Ages 4 and up/td>|
Also, visit our Facebook page of events for more information on all of these fun projects!
To register for any and all of our Kidtivities™, call 814-237-3655 or visit our store at 202 S. Allen St.!
Fabulous Stepping Stones!
Kids will squish and squeeze the stone mixture, then pour and get ready for the fun! Add hand prints, names and colorful stones, all in your own style. Take home a treasure, place it in the garden and wait for the rave reviews!
3-D Pop-Up Posters!
3-D without glasses? Kids will color animal or nature-themed posters with markers learning the techniques of marker artists, then POP! The parts fold out to create a cool 3-D effect.
Welcome to our Science Lab!
Explore super absorbency polymers! Using jelly ice crystals, garbeled marbles and jumbo jelly spheres, kids will "EXPAND" their world with these amazing science experiments.
Mold & Melt Creatures!
Stretch it, tear it, snap it, pop it, knead it, bounce it! Everyone gets their own tin of Crazy Aarons Thinking Putty to mold into wild and crazy creatures, or anything you can dream up. The work of art only holds its shape for a few minutes, so think quickly and start again.
Designing with Tapeffiti!
Cover a bracelet cuff and coin purse in crazy, colorful Tapeffiti tape. It is easy to use and fun to make up your designs. Change the ordinary into EXTRAordinary with style! Included in the fun, everyone gets a glimmery, sparkly tattoo!
Make your own Masterpiece! Imagine something that happened this summer, then create it on real artist paper with gel sticks, watercolors, and watercolor pencils. We will teach the tips and techniques, and then kids can create, sign their work and tell Mom "it's too good for the fridge"!
Summer-tastic Stained Glass!
Kids will start with a template and peel and press stickers to create a fabulous underwater scene. Already framed, the finished piece is ready to be hung in a place of honor. Fun to do, this finished work looks like summer in a frame.
Paper Tape Party!
A great class for our younger artists, this activity has tons of tape and stickers, plus ready-to-finish designs. We will guide the activity; the kids will be wild about the tape. What's not to love!
Explode with excitement! Build your own volcano, which can be painted to look like the real thing. Explore the science of volcanoes, and then watch as we ERUPT. Grab the camera, be prepared to be amazed. Kids can take their vocano home for repeat eruptions!
I Can Do It Prints!
Try a new activity today. Etch your design on foam shapes, roll on the paint then start printing. It is fun to explore the possibilities and to learn a new technique. Mom will love hanging this new masterpiece on the fridge!
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