Color and Play

Coloring and playing for kids and the young at heart, to help you spend an afternoon with your favorite creative activity.

Big Cheese model car by the amazing Doug Cenko!

Hello! I normally only post activities that I created myself, but these are times in which lots of fellow artists are pulling together to share free resources and activities for kids to do at home and I want to make sure all of you get to know about them as I come...

Free Printable Halloween Craft: Jack-o-Lanterns

As Halloween is getting closer, I thought I would add a few crafts that you can do with your kids at home or at your classroom Halloween Party. For this craft all you need is to print the two templates, color the pumpkins (or print them directly on orange paper) and...

Free Printable Halloween Craft: Dancing Skeleton and Frankenstein

Halloween is near! Here is a free printable Halloween Craft to do with your kids at home or at your classroom Halloween party! All you need to do is print the template, color the pieces, cut them and then fasten them to each other with brass fasteners and you will...

Mermaid and MerKitten bracelet craft

Summer is here, and with that comes summer break and bored kids! So here is my first summer project: two super cute bracelets of a mermaid and of a merkitten ! Just color them, cut them out and then slide the top part into the dotted slit at the bottom and you have a...

Free Printable Easter Egg Matching Game

Here is a new free printable Easter game! All you need to do is print the eggs in color on cardstock paper and cut along the dotted lines. You will end up with 42 half eggs. Spread them on the table face up and challenge your kids to find as many matches as quickly as...

Free Printable Saint Patrick’s Day Maze!

Call it Saint Patrick, Saint Paddy or Leprechaun day, it is coming soon! I know my kids are excited to start building traps for the Leprechaun and hope to get him and his treasure! Here is a fun little maze activity if you are planning a class S.Patrick's day party,...

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards

With Valentine's day coming soon you might, like me, find yourself scrambling to get about 30 cards with candy ready for your kids to share with their classmates, and if you have more than one kid in elementary school it could easily be that your number is more like...

Dress Up a Chicken ! – Cut and Paste Activity

New Year, new free printable activity! As many of you know, I am an illustrator and lately I have been working on some chicken characters to add to my portfolio. My favorite has probably been this hipster rooster ( A roopster?) but if you are curious to see more then...