Friday, November 21, 2014

Free Family Fun - 11/21/14 *Lots of Santa Freebies

Share this fun,money-saving list with your friends and family. And, if you know of any others to include, please let us know! It is always best to call ahead and make sure that your local store or retailer is participating to avoid disappointment.
santa's reindeer video cam
Watch Santa’s Reindeer eating and getting fed by Santa for free! Just know that loud music will play when you click on the link to the Reindeer cam. Go here to see the live video feed:
Santa feeds his reindeer everyday at 11 am, 6 pm and 9 pm EST. Share the magic, this is very cool!
FREE Personalized Story Recording from Santa
A Story Before Bed will give you a FREE recording of Santa reading your child a story! All you need is your email address and your child’s name. You will need to confirm the email that you receive from A Story Before Bed and then you will receive a link to your child’s personalized story. Quantities are limited.

FREE Santa Tracker – Starts December 1st
Track Santa at This free site takes a minute to load. You can see where Santa is at on his journey and how soon they need to get in bed so he can make his stop!
FREE Letters From Santa
Letters from Santa offers Free Letters from Santa as well as a Magical Letter from Santa for $2.99. You quickly grab a printable letter addressed by the big guy himself or choose the Magical Option for a more personalized and unique letter.

letter to santa
Letters from Santa Claus from Santa Claus, Indiana: Since 1914, children have enjoyed receiving letters from Santa Claus for free. You can receive a written letter from Santa Claus as well! Mail a letter with a legible return address to:
Santa Claus
PO Box 1
Santa Claus, IN 47579
Every letter mailed to Santa Claus before December 21st, will receive a letter back from Santa Claus himself! The earlier you can send in your letter the better. These are volunteers hard at work so if you would like to help pay for postage, donations would greatly be appreciated. They can be sent to the address listed above as well.


:: American Girl Special Store Events

Special events differ by location. During November, they include the Hot Cocoa Cozy Craft, Isabelle’s Celebration, Just Mom and Me, Date with My Dad, Project Runway Inspired by BeForever™ tour, BeForever Postcard Craft, BeForever Create Your Silhouette Frame, and more.
Many of the American Girl in store events are free, however some have a fee and some have age restrictions. Get the details here and find participating stores.
baby's first christmas

:: Babies R Us:

Saturday, November 22nd
Babies First Christmas for babies born December 2013 – March 2014
Join in for holiday fun, giveaways, prizes, story time, crafts and more. Contact you local store for start times.
barnes and noble nook events

:: Barnes & Noble

Elf on the Shelf Holiday Storytime & Activities – Enter your City and State or Zip Code to Find a Participating Store Near You.
Create with ArtFolds – Saturday, November 22nd at 10 AM. Transform a book into a piece of art or create an Origami heart card using th ArtFolds technique.  Find a Participating Store Near You.
Most stores also have free toddler story time, NOOK events, hands-on learning events and author events – find the times and participating Barnes and Noble stores here

:: Bass Pro Shops

In- store Christmas activities include free photos with Santa, crafts and activities, now through 12/24.

guitar center free classes

:: Guitar Center 

Saturday, November 22nd {no age restrictions for free music lessons}
10 AM – Recording Made Easy for GarageBand
10:15 AM – Group Guitar Lesson
More free classes are offered during the week with their Music Mentor Series. Register at the Guitar Center website here.
giving thanks centerpiece

 :: Lakeshore Learning Store

Saturday, November 22nd from 11 AM-3 PM  and a few locations offer crafts every Sunday.
Kids make and take a Giving Thanks Centerpiece. Get more information here.

:: Macy’s

Macy’s will donate $1 for every mailed letter to the Make a Wish Foundation, up to $1,000,000. Find a red mailbox to place your letter here.

michaels kids crafts in stores

:: Michael’s Kids Club

Saturday, November 22nd – 10AM – 12 Noon
Drop in and take home a completed a DIY Felt Stocking. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun, supplies included. Ages 3 and up. Sessions start every half hour from 10AM – 11:30. See a store associate to sign up.Get more information here.

:: Pottery Barn

Sunday, November 23rd at 10 AM – Holiday decorating from festive mantels and entryways to glistening treetops, learn decorator tips for the holidays.RSVP at your closest store, right here.
ultimate wish saturdays

:: Toys R Us

Saturday, November 22nd
Ultimate Wish LEGO Event from 12Pm – 4PM – build an amazing winter city scent with LEGO® bricks. Create a wish list, meet Geoffrey and more. Find a participating store here.

williams sonoma technique

:: Williams-Sonoma Free Technique Classes

Sunday, November 23rd and Monday, November 24th ~  Prepare classic Thanksgiving desserts including pumpkin pie, pecan pie and pumpkin cheesecake. To reserve a spot, and find out specific class times, contact your closest store right here.

See more upcoming events at MoreWithLessToday!

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