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Lowe’s launches workshops program for kids

Home improvement giant invites children and parents to take part each month.

BY HBSDealer Staff

Lowe’s announced that it will now offer free, monthly Kids’ Workshops at all U.S. stores beginning Feb. 8.

The program kicks off with a ‘Love Note Holder’ project. The workshops will welcome families on a drop-in basis from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will regularly be held on the second Saturday of each month.Learn more about manual excerpts

Lowe’s said that its workshops are designed for kids ages 4-11 and their parents. Each session will be facilitated by Lowe’s Workshop Captains, represented by Lowe’s store associates, who oversee the projects. Each participant will receive a free apron, project merit patch, goggles, and wooden project kit that takes approximately 15-30 minutes to complete.

“We want to inspire the next generation of do-it-yourselfers and our Kids’ Workshops offer a meaningful way for customers and their families to learn new skills together,” said Scott Draher, a vice president in Lowe’s store operations. “Our store associates are enthusiastic to share their advice and help build the confidence of future DIYers, and with a variety of seasonal projects, we look forward to seeing families participate month after month.”

With a variety of seasonal projects, we look forward to providing a welcoming, communal atmosphere that families can return to each month.”

Upcoming DIY Kids’ Workshops projects include:

  • 8– Love Note Holder
  • March 14– Tabletop Basketball
  • April 11– Bulldozer
  • May 9– Wheelbarrow Planter
  • June 13– Birdhouse
  • July 11– Triceratops

Lowe’s also offers in-store DIY Workshops and Women’s Workshops, which are designed to motivate and empower customers to build, fix or plan their next home improvement project. All workshops offer demonstrations, teaching aides and materials to practice proper techniques and are staffed by expert Lowe’s associates.

The Mooresville, N.C. retailer’s chief rival, The Home Depot, has also hosted workshops for both adults and children for a number of years.

Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores in the United States and Canada.

 

 

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