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10 Free Printables: Time to Get Artsy!

2020-03-25 by Melissa & Doug
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Hello, stuck inside parents, caregivers, and kids! We hope you’re hanging in there. These are long days and kids have a lot of energy… So we’re back with another batch of free printables, this time focusing on coloring and drawing. Our most recent 20 free ABCs printables post was so well received, we’ve decided to make more printables to help parents and kids get through one day at a time. This week, we’re highlighting Arts & Crafts toys in our Stuck Inside series. Toys in this category tend to be good for independent, stuck-inside play.

Coloring reduces stress and helps concentration and hand-eye coordination!

Our 10 free printables this week are all about teaching kids to draw and color animals, cars, space, and more! Print these out, grab some coloring tools, and let kids enjoy some independent play time so you can go get some work done (or just enjoy some much needed moments of relaxation!)

5 Coloring Printables

Race Car Star

Directions: Color in the picture, then draw your own additions to the scene in the space to the right!

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Out of this World

Directions: Color the picture, then draw your own additions to the scene in the space to the right!

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Teddy Bear Checkup

Directions: Color the picture, then draw your own additions to the scene in the space to the right!

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Trains & Travel

Directions: Color the picture, then tell a story about what is happening in the scene!

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Beautify the Bakery

Directions: Color the picture, then tell a story about what is happening in the scene!

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5 Drawing Printables

Draw a Funny Face

Directions: Use the guides on the sides to learn how to draw different parts of a face, or create your very own, original funny face!

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Draw Farm Animals

Directions: Use the guides to practice drawing a cow and a rooster and color them in once they’re done!

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Create Your Own Masterpiece

Directions: Draw a picture you might find in a frame displayed on a gallery wall!

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Connect the Cat & Dog Dots

Directions: Connect the dots to make both a cat and dog! Color them in and tell a story about them.

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Learn to Draw a Butterfly

Directions: Copy one square at a time in the grid provided, then color in both of the butterflies!

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We hope these printables bring fun, learning, and independent play time to your days of being stuck at home. We will continue to provide activities that we think may help, but we would love to hear from you about what is working for you and your family during these difficult days. Share what you’re finding to be fun and effective ways to play by posting and using #PowerOfPlay!

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