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On the second Saturday of each month, participating JCP locations host free JCPenney Kids Zone crafts events. These craft events take place in JCPenney stores with a Kids Zone area, and you can attend the next one on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. Parents can shop JCPenney in store with a special 10% off coupon that stacks with other coupons for additional savings.

JCPenney joins The Home Depot and Lowe’s in offering free kids’ workshops on weekends each month. All of these classes are free for kids, and supplies are provided. Home Depot and Lowe’s both require preregistration for their craft workshops. You do not need to sign up in advance for the JCPenney events.

If you can’t make it to an in-store event, Home Depot offers the craft kits online so you can purchase a $5 kit and make it at home. But for more information on the JCPenney Kids Zone crafts classes, keep reading.

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Here’s what to expect from JCPenney Kids Zone crafts.

A screenshot of the JCPenney kids zone penguin pillow craft

Select JCPenney stores host these free JCPenney Kids Zone crafts classes on the second Saturday of each month. The 2023 classes will start on Jan. 14, 2023. These events are held at participating JCPenney locations that have Kids Zone areas located in store. Classes run from 11 a.m. to noon local time, and kids receive all of the supplies to create the month’s craft. They also go home with an ID badge, lanyard Collector’s pin, and a Master’s Medallion after completing six crafts.

The year’s first craft is a Stitched Penguin Pillow. Supplies include felt pieces, stickers, a plastic needle, thread, and stuffing. These crafts are designed for school-aged kids, and parents must be in attendance. You don’t need to preregister, but craft supplies are limited, so arrive early.

Related: Everything You Need to Know About Home Depot’s Free Kids Workshops



Current and Upcoming Crafts

A screenshot of the JCPenney kids zone sloth and panda valentine craft
  • Jan. 14, 2023: Stitched penguin pillow
  • Feb. 11, 2023: Panda or sloth Valentine


Free JCPenney Kids Zone Crafts Offer Extra 10% Off for Parents