Passport to Imagination at Michaels

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We received tuition to passport to Imagination in exchange for this post. All opinions remain 100% my own.


With school out, we are always looking for fun things to do. I love for my boys to be able to play, explore and create but I don’t want to spend a fortune either. Fortunately with the Passport to Imagination craft classes at Michaels, you don’t have to.

Passport to Imagination Logo


Passport to Imagination is a summer series of 2 hours crafting classes for kids aged 5-12. There are 3 classes a week and each class is only $2. That is such a steal! You can’t even get all of the supplies for this cost. This summer, Michaels has partnered with 7 of North America’s Best Museums to teach kids about culture through crafting inspired by world-class museum exhibits.


I took my boys to the very first class. The Museum was the Field Museum in Chicago Illinois. I’ve actually been to this particular museum so it was fun to see it on the list.


Field Museum Passport to Imagination


There was a place set up for each child taking the class. They first colored pictures of what they thought fossils were. Then they painted them with water colors to give it a fun feel.




The second craft was a fossil impression they did with molding dough and small toy dinos.




The last craft was the layers of the earth. The teachers taught about the crust, mantle, inner core and outer core. The kids colored their layers, then used glue and glitter to give it a fun effect. Last, they labeled their project.




My kids had so much fun and I’ve got them registered for many more of these classes throughout the summer. You do have to stay and be present with your child while they are at the class.


More need to know info:

  • Register for classes online at Michaels or at your local store
  • The first 50 participants who attend Passport to Imagination at each Michaels location will receive a free portfolio to store and display their work.
  • Sessions will be held June 16-August 1 nationwide from 10a-12p.


Have your kids ever attended a crafting class?


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  1. 13

    I LOVE Michaels and this looks like a fabulous program! I’m going to check it out this weekend! thanks for sharing.
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  2. 14

    Yes, we’ve attended crafting classes before but I’d LOOOVE to go again! We just had a Michael’s built last year, too! Yay!
    Lisa @ Crazy Adventures in Parenting´s last blog post ..Updated Liquid Xanax Recipe with Young Living Oils

  3. 15

    This is SO cool! I’m going to sign my son up!
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  4. 16

    This looks like a fun program. Mine has a pretty full schedule already though.
    Robin Gagnon´s last blog post ..Skinny Coconut-Berry Watercolor Smoothie #LoveMySilk

  5. 17

    I signed up for a few of these classes for my son. Tomorrow’s our first one! =)

  6. 18

    Those are so cute! I really wish our Michaels wasn’t so far away!
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  7. 19

    I LOVE the Field Museum. I am taking my kids this summer.

    I need to check this out, my kids would enjoy this and I love shopping at Michaels!
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  8. 20

    I keep seeing this in my emails and want to take the kids. I will have to see if I have a day off because they are all during the day and I work during the day.
    Beth´s last blog post ..How to sleep like an expert in 5 steps

  9. 21

    Sounds like lots of fun! It’s great that they seem like classes that will be both fun and educiitonal.

  10. 22

    Everytime I’m in Michaels I notice the classes for kids. We haven’t signed up for any yet but hope to do so sometime this summer.
    Dee @ Cocktails with Mom´s last blog post ..Say hello to SAM, your new best girl friend

  11. 23

    Cute pictures. I would have enjoyed taking my son to a place like that.
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  12. 24

    I wish our Michaels locations weren’t so far away. This looks like so much fun to do. My kids would have a field day doing these activities.
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  13. 25

    I can’t believe the high quality of program considering the price. Wow! Definitely one to check out.
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