Photo by Ally Noel
Photo by Ally Noel

Best Drop-In and Takeout Crafts in Connecticut

Nothing cures cabin fever quite like a little creative release, but the dried-up clay and construction paper laying around most of our houses can get a little old (literally). So we have searched the entire Nutmeg State to find our favorite places to get our craft on! With pottery painting, glass fusing, canvas painting, and more, these craft studios in Connecticut offer a mix of drop-in times, reservation slots, and even takeout options that allow you to bring a fresh kit of crafting materials home. 

If you're planning an impromptu crafternoon or playdate at home, there's plenty of creative inspiration to be found in our list of 100 crafts for kids.

2021 update: These craft studios have taken measures to enforce mask wearing and social distancing. Call ahead to better understand specific protocols, which vary by business.


The Claypen
997 Farmington Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06107

The Pottery Factory
265 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT 06804

Hands on Pottery Darien
15 Tokeneke Rd.
Darien, CT 06820

Hands on Pottery Fairfield
1700 Post Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824

Fired Up!
1060 Main St
Branford, CT

Catalyst Art Studio
88 Center Street
Wallingford , CT 06492

Art Studio of Connecticut
1850 West Street
Southington , CT

The Little Green Tambourine
166 Albany Turnpike, Suite 3
Canton, CT 06019

Make-Modern
1985 Post Road
Darien, CT

Best Time Ever
633 Hope Street
Stamford, CT 06907

The Golden Button
122 South Pomperaug Ave.
Woodbury , CT 06798

Create Escape
18 Great Plain Road
Danbury, CT

The Firestone
997 Farmington Ave
West Hartford , CT
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