Q: Do I need a reservation?

A: You never need a reservation to visit Plaster Fun Time as a walk-in painter. Even though we take reservations for birthday parties, we are open seven days a week and reserve at least half of our store for walk-in painters.

 

Q: What is so special about Plaster Fun Time?

A: Plaster Fun Time is special because we focus on kids. We use plaster, not ceramic or clay, because the material is easy to work with and our finishes dry immediately. You can take home your piece home that same day!

 

Q: How much does a visit cost?

A: We charge only for the piece that you choose and the paints and finishes are included. A piece that would take a child about one hour to complete costs $10.99 and that is it!

 

Q: What are the recommended ages for Plaster Fun Time?

We recommend Plaster Fun Time for kids age 4 to 12. The shapes, materials, and our facility are designed to empower kids who visit us to choose the figurine and colors and paint any way that they choose.

 

Q: How do your parties work?

Our staff can answer all of the many questions regarding parties when you call your local Plaster Fun Time.

 

Q: Is Plaster Fun Time ever too busy to get in?

A: No, our stores are big with lots of room to host birthday parties and walk-ins. Naturally, vacation days can be busy so we recommend visiting us early when we open or a few hours before closing time.

 

Q: Are the materials non-toxic and washable?

A: All of our paints are non-toxic and wash easily off of hands and hair. However, our paint does not wash out of clothing. We provide smocks for every child who paints at Plaster Fun Time.

 

Q: Do you sell items like mugs and bowls?

A: Our shapes are made of plaster (not ceramic). Our pieces do not get fired in a kiln. We create the shiny finish with a polyurethane spray that creates the appearance that it has been fired, but they are not suited for use with food or water.

 

Q: Do you have classes to instruct children?

A: No, Plaster Fun Time is designed to let kids "paint it their way". Our philosophy is to allow children the freedom to paint their own way. While our staff is there to make children familiar with the materials, we believe kids are happiest when they use their own creativity.

 

Q: Can I reserve Plaster Fun Time for a private function?

A: Yes. The cost to reserve Plaster Fun Time is $100/hour in addition to the cost of the pieces painted. Plaster Fun Time may not be reserved during normal business hours.

 

Q: Is Plaster Fun Time open on holidays?

A: Yes, Plaster Fun Time is especially busy on school vacation holidays. However, we do close on Easter Sunday, July 4th, Halloween, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas.

 

Q: Can I buy plaster to take home to paint?

A: Yes, you can purchase Plaster Fun Time figurines to paint at home for a 25% discount. You may purchase paints for an additional $.95 per color.

 

Q: How do I repair an item that I painted at Plaster Fun Time that has broken?

A: We recommend regular Elmer's Glue and an hour or two to dry.

 

Q: Will Plaster Fun Time Donate to My Fundraiser?

A: Yes, provided that you are raising money for children exclusively. Causes which raise money for a playground or computers for a school will qualify. Organizations that have children among their beneficiaries but now exclusive to children do not.

 

Q: How May I Work with Plaster Fun Time to Raise Cash Funds for My Organization?

A. Provided you are raising money for children, you may have a fund raising day at Plaster Fun Time. The on which Plaster Fun Time donates 20% of the entire day's sales to your organization (restrictions apply). Simply fill out the application {here} and bring it to your local Plaster Fun Time. Once the date is approved by Plaster Fun Time, you will need to get the word to your group members. Plaster Fun Time will send a check for 20% of the day's sales to the organization.