Ongoing Classes

Here at Aberdeen Bead Company we strive to offer a variety of options for classes.  We have sessions that focus on everything from basic jewelry making techniques to more intensive sessions to boost your beading creativity, kid’s art & beading classes, as well as painting & mixed media classes.  Each month we develop a class calendar that will help you stay “on-trend” with your jewelry wardrobe & offer fun activities for all ages.   Call ahead to let us know you plan on coming, since schedule changes sometimes occur & we want to offer the best opportunities to you, our customer. These are some ongoing classes held at the shop:

Beadology 101 banner

Explore the world of beads! Introduction to basic tools, findings and techniques for making  jewelry. Class instruction for one starter style of necklace and one pair of earrings. Class fee includes materials needed for project. Any additional materials or deviations from the standard project materials will incur an additional fee. We offer class participants a 10% discount on additional supplies purchased during the class.

Make&Take Tuesday

Every Tuesday Evening is a New Project or Painting!  You MUST call ahead if you plan on attending the Tuesday night Make & Take class. If there are not enough participants signed up, the session will be cancelled & the store will be closed for the evening.

Paint Class for kids

Every Wednesday, ABC offers step-by-step paint classes for kids ages 5 and up!

Each week is a different painting! Check out our Google Calendar!

Home School Classes


September 8th, 2014


Theater – Wizard of Oz

Mondays: 3-5pm

Learn the basics of theater & acting, set design and be a part of the Wizard of Oz production.

$50 per child


World History

Grades K & Up

Thursdays 9am-10am

Explore the World in this class with “Around the World in 180 Days” by Apologia,

Mapping the World with Art, & Geography through Art.

Class Fee: $75 w/ $30 deposit

Language Arts

Grades K & Up

Thursdays 10am-11am

Students will learn to use words to produce exciting adventures, write letters, simple stories, and poems. This class is to help motivate students to write. Students will strengthen vocabulary. Music, art & literature will be incorporated for inspiration.

Class Fee: $75 w/ $30 deposit


Grade 2 & Up

Thursdays 11am-12pm

Learn how laws are created and how the US government works.

Class Fee: $75 w/ $30 deposit


Art Class

Grades K and Up

Thursdays, 1-4pm

We have home school art classes for school aged children K-up. We offer weekly projects that allow children to express their artistic creativity through a multitude of mediums including paint, printmaking, beads, & more!  This is a class where children will learn Art History, Art Techniques & Mediums, while create unique pieces of art.  Children will create a portfolio and at then end of each session we will have an Art Exhibition for friends & family.  You can sign up for individual classes or for Fall Session/ Spring Session.

Individual Class: $17 per class

Fall Session – Starts the week of Sept 8th thru Dec 19th: $250 ($45 discount if you pay for the entire session)

Art Show December 18th: 6-8pm

Spring Session – Jan 12th – May 28th: $250 ($45 discount if you pay for the entire session)

Art Show May 28th: 6-8pm

15% Discount for Siblings

***This is not a “Follow the Leader” Paint Class***

Earth, Energy & the Environment

Science Class

For Middle Grade and Up Students

Fridays, 9am-10:30am

We will be exploring earth energy & environmental science using the environment around us.  We will learn about the scientific method, use microscopes, and conduct experiments.

Students will develop knowledge by participating in hands on labs, class discussions, and team projects. Middle School grades & Up

Class Fee: $150 w/ $75 deposit

Life Science

For Elementary Grades


10:30am – 12pm

Introduction to the world of life sciences!  Explore, nature, animals, lab experiments and more.  Elementary Grades

Class Fee: $100 w/ $75deposit

Friday Paint Parties

BYOB Step-by-Step Painting Classes.

All supplies and instruction included.

Each session has a specific painting that the instructor

will lead step-by-step so that you start with a blank canvas

& leave with a finished acrylic painting!

No experience needed.

Sample Pictures in Paint Party Samples Page

Check out our calendar for more classes,

special events & fun activities we have going on at

Aberdeen Bead Company

* Please Call 910.944.1212 To Book Your Spot as space is limited. Payment required to reserve a seat for certain sessions.  24 hour notice for cancellation refund.  Prices include supplies.  If you have your own tools, feel free to bring them.  We offer a 10% discount on additional materials purchased at time of class.  Our project based class sessions include materials and instruction for a specific jewelry project. If you have a special request for a project not on our schedule, please contact us and we can arrange for a private session.  Private session fees vary and are based on project supplies and complexity.