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.

Make & Tuesdays for Kids

Winter Classes start January 13th


Every Tuesday, ABC offers art classes for kids grades K and up!

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

Please sign-up ahead of time so we can ensure your child has a spot.

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

Show will be March 20th at 7pm & March 21st at 2pm

Aberdeen Elementary School


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


Art Class

Grades K and Up

Thursdays, 1-4pm

We have home school art classes for school aged children K-up.

Classes start the week of January 12th and go thru the week of June 8th

Tuesdays, 2-4: Elementary Grades K-5th – $20/per Class or $350 for the entire session

Thursdays, 1-4: Middle & High School Grades – $20/ per Class or $350 for the entire session

All Participants will be entered into the Moore County Art Council Art Show in February and participate in the Spring Spree Art Walk.

We will participate in other art shows for kids as they come up.

We will be offering weekly projects that allow children to express their artistic creativity through a multitude of mediums including paint, printmaking, clay, charcoal, metal, beads, & more!  This is a class where children will be learning Art History, Art Techniques & Mediums, while creating unique pieces of art.  Children will create a portfolio and at the end of each session we will have an Art Exhibition for friends & family.  There will be assignments given outside of class to be due the following session.  This session is going to be an intense creative exploration of art mediums, styles, and techniques.

Each Student will be provided with an Art Kit

Individual Class: $20 per class

Spring Session – Jan 12th – June 4th: $350 ($45 discount if you pay for the entire session)

Art Show May 16th: 6-8pm

15% Discount for Siblings

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

Earth, Energy & the Environment

Science Class

Spring Session – Part 2

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

Spring Session – Part 2

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

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.