Color and Play

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

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 assemble...

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, bodies and...

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...

Origami box: Happy Mother’s Day!

This little origami box, about 2x2 inches, is a sweet way to tell your mom you love her. I put some little chocolate truffles in it, it is the perfect size for a small present and making it instead of buying it makes it feel more like when I was in school and would...

Create your own little paper robots!

I love cute little robots, I like drawing them and imagining what they could do, so I am trying to get my son to love them too of course. I made these little ones out of paper, but I recommend using cardstock instead. They are made of a few, easy to cut, parts and...

Cute Robots Coloring Pages!

Here is a coloring page full of cute and friendly robots. Get the free printable pdf here. Only for personal and not for commercial use. Enjoy! Gabry

Origami Box: Air Mail Style

A friend of mine is about to celebrate his birthday. He's a young engineer and he has basically two obsessions:  becoming a pilot and...ice cream! Me and my friends decided to organize an ice cream tasting in the best "gelateria" in town, and my job was to create a...

Space Scene Craft: 3…2…1….Blastoff!

My son is obsessed with rockets and space right now, so I decided to create a craft that we could do together. He has always enjoyed coloring but lately we have started to practice his pasting skills and he just loves playing with stickers and glue. Buying stickers is...