Color and Play

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

American Paper Town

From the point of view of someone from Europe, American houses look a lot like doll houses, and everything seems to come out of a movie at first. I find the architectural styles of older American towns fascinating and beautiful and this interest is what inspired me in...

Free Printable Quotes Bookmarks

Today I was doodling while my kids were happily bouncing around in one of those awesome bouncy house places we love to go to in the winter. The doodling resulted in these four bookmarks with quotes by four of my favorite authors: Neil Gaiman, Patrick Rothfuss, Terry...

Free Printable Whimsical Castle Adult Coloring Page

I am back! I have been gone for a while I know, but I plan on being back with some new exciting projects this year! My first plan is to make a series of adult coloring pages. I have always loved coloring pages and this year I have noticed I am not the only one since...

Printable Kids Activity: Make a Face/Exploring emotions.

Back to winter and back to the long days at home. With the schools closed and the freezing temperatures outside this is a good moment to find some new easy printable kid activities to do! This easy to cut face can turn into hours of fun! Click here to download the...

Printable Treasure Map

All the kids in the world love treasure hunts! Click on the image to download the jpg file of this amazing coloring page. Print it in Letter format, and have Fun! Paola

Elegant Small Gift/Favor Box: Pink, Grey and Burgundy Motif.

Yes, another Origami Box! I love them...This one has a grey/pink/burgundy motif and you can choose between two different kinds of printable ribbons. It's such a classic motif, it would be a great idea for favors for a bridal shower or even a little girl baby shower....

Elegant Paper Bag with Monogram: Grey and Red

I designed this pattern for my wrapping paper, and found it perfect for this little paper bag. It has a grey and red motif that is very gender/occasion neutral and can be used to hold pretty much anything. I closed the bag with the stapler, so I used my monogram to...

Free Printable Little Paper House : Black and White Patterns

This is a work in progress, but I thought that this little black and white patterned house was kind of cute, so I am posting the template if any of you wants to have one too!     As you can see it is just a simple patterned house that you can just cut and...

Free Kids’ Craft Template: Make Your Own Monsters

Here is a fun little game for your little ones: create your own cute monsters!   All you have to do is print the three monsters (monster1, monster2,monster3) let your little one color them, cut along the dotted lines and then have fun recombining the heads,...

Circus Train Cut and Paste Coloring Page

Since we enjoyed so much making the teabox circus train, I decided to create this simple coloring page for a simpler version of that craft. Just cut the parts and paste them together on a piece of construction paper to create a cute circus train with your child or...

Make your own Tea Box Circus Train

I got the idea for today's craft from a beautiful blog called Mer Mag and more specifically from this post, in which she created a train for her kids using tea boxes and colored duct tape. I thought it would be fun to recreate her idea in the spirit of...