Art Supplies - Free for Kids on Friday and Saturday

Elementary and middle school children can get free 'art kits' from SAY Sí on Friday and Saturday afternoons this week, simply by visiting the SAY Sí campus at 1518 South Alamo. The kits will be distributed curbside as long as supplies last, on Friday from 12 noon until 4 PM and on Saturday from 12 noon until 5 PM.

Each art kit contains a mix of supplies, including such things as journals, drawing paper, markers, pencils, chalk pastels, watercolors and watercolor paper, fabric scraps and glue sticks.

Neighbors can also donate to support this giveaway -- either cash donations or kit supplies. To make a cash donation, go to the SAY Sí donation page, check 'Yes' under the 'ABC Art Studio Anywhere Art Supply Drive', and fill out the form.

If you'd like to donate supplies, here's a list of the supplies SAY Sí needs for the kits:

  • Journals

  • Sketchbooks

  • Packs of paper

  • #2 Pencils

  • Erasers

  • Drawing pencils

  • Ballpoint Pens

  • Pen/Pencil Pouches

  • Markers

  • Crayons

  • Colored Pencils

  • Scissors

  • Rulers

  • Glue Sticks

  • Fabric Markers

  • Permanent Markers

  • Felt

  • Fabric Scraps

  • Sewing Needles

  • Embroidery Thread

  • Watercolor paper

  • Watercolor sets

  • Paintbrushes/sets

  • Chalk Pastels

  • Model Magic

You can find these materials at local art supply stores, Herweck’s Art Supply (210-227-1349) and Asel Art Supply (210-222-8681), and at national chains (Michael's and Office Depot) or online at Blick and Amazon.