Looking for a cute activity for kids? Here are printable masks to cut and paste. Then kids can color masks and enjoy playing dress up.
Print Mardi Gras Masks for Children to Color, Free
Here's an article sharing free animated clipart, gifs and graphics. The website also has free printable Bible graphics and coloring pages. Read the article here to get links for personalized graphics. Free Personalized Clipart, Sparkle Graphics, Animated Gifs. Click the links then scroll around for holiday coloring pages. There are Bible and religious Easter coloring pages. Type "bible" in search to find them. The non-religious secular ones with Easter bunny, baskets, ducklings, candy and flowers, are linked in the sidebar.
One of my husband's favorite children's literature characters is Harry the Dog, created by Gene Zion and drawn by Margaret Bloy Graham. Harry is naughty, outspoken and given to Asperger like behavior. That's why we love him. My mom described a yarn bush she made for the birds and it reminded me of Harry. Here are activities based on "No Roses for Harry" and free printable lesson plans, coloring pages, puzzles and games for "Harry the Dirty Dog."No Roses for Harry Recycled Yarn Craft, Snack, Printables
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are the XXII (22nd) games. The Olympics have a long and interesting history, beginning with the original games in ancient Greece. The name comes from Mt. Olympus, where Greeks believed their gods dwelt. The games were played in honor of various deities: Zeus, Hera, Hermes, Ares, Apollo, Athena and other Olympians. Here are free printable ancient Greece coloring pages. Ancient Greece Lesson Plans for Sochi 2014 Olympic Games
Here's a huge array of winter-themed coloring pages. Winter sports for 2014 Sochi Olympics. Snowflakes and snowmen, winter holidays, valentines, glitter crafts. Something for everyone to make this interminable cold and snow more bearable. Printable Winter Crafts and Activities for Kids
Gearing up for the XXII Winter Olympics 2014 in Sochi, Russia? February 7-23 is going to be an exciting time! As a teacher, mom and former homeschooler, I always look for ways to teach any world event in the classroom. Here are free printable winter Olympics lessons plans. Games, crafts, coloring pages, puzzles, sports-themed worksheets--all you need to explore. There are activities about Russia and the city of Sochi, too. Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics XXII Printables, Lessons on Russia
It's Year of the Horse for Chinese New Year 2014 . So I thought we could celebrate with horse activities. I remembered a cute site my daughter loved and about which I wrote a post Free Printables and Online Pet Gaming at Bella Sara.
I've always loved Chinese culture. Chinese New Year 2014 is January 31. It's Year of the Horse. Here are free printable crafts, coloring and activities to celebrate the Chinese New Year. These websites have Chinese zodiac crafts, animal crafts, party decorations, Kung Fu Panda activities, Lantern Festival crafts, Chinese New Year greeting cards and coloring crafts galore. Free Printable Chinese New Year Coloring Pages, Crafts and Activities
Many schools go on Christmas holiday vacation soon. Here are free printable coloring cards, ornaments, decorations, gift tags and crafts. Put those eager beavers to work making greeting cards, holiday decorations, Christmas tree trimmings, gift tags, ornaments, gifts and crafts. All you need is a computer printer, paper, scissors and crayons and you have hours of entertainment for children and some work time for yourself. Free Printable Christmas Coloring Cards, Ornaments and Craft Activities for Children
Advent in the Catholic Christian church began Dec. 1, 2013. Each Sunday, Christians light one candle on the Advent wreath. Each candle symbolizes hope, expectation, preparation and joy at the Birth of Christ on Christmas. Want to make an Advent wreath with your children, classroom, Sunday School or day care? Here are free printable Advent wreaths. Help children explore the lovely tradition of the Advent wreath with these printable coloring, cut and paste wreaths. Free Printable Advent Wreaths to Color, Cut and Paste
What would the Thanksgiving holiday be for children without turkey crafts? I've been hunting web wide to bring you free printable Thanksgiving turkey crafts for your children, day care, homeschool, classroom, 4H group or scout troop. Free Printable Turkey Crafts for Thanksgiving
Here in Michigan everyone is kvetching about how early it gets dark and how cold it is. We had the first below-freezing day. Our dune beach grass was coated with snow. Winter is upon us. Parents and teachers, looking for stuck-in-the-house activities for kids? How about free printable books to color and make? Lost of preschool themes. Free Printable Books for Children to Make and Read
Oh pooh. Halloween is over. No more dress up fun for a whole year, right? Wrong! The fun has only begun. And I'm your fun go-to with dress up crafts, homemade costumes, hat and costume templates, military insignia patterns and more. Create full costumes or just use for coloring activities. Rainy Day Recycle Bin Crafts for Kids--Homemade Hats
We stumbled on Doctor Who in 2005, when my then 7-year-old saw previews, before it got big in the US. I'd never watched Doctor. All most of us knew was that is was some Brit sci-fi show. So being concerned but open-minded parents, we watched it with our daughter. She was hooked. If you are, then you'll want these free printable Doctor Who villain masks for Halloween! Weeping Angels, Peg Dolls--very scary. These would maker terrific costume starters. Free Doctor Who Masks for Halloween Costumes--Creepy!
I've been blogging for over five years. I've got lots of blogs about free printables. What got me started was a request for daughter for "more coloring pages!" So how about, in honor of that little girl who is now in high school, printable Halloween and trick-or-treat coloring pages for children. Not too scary and lots of fun, these coloring pages are geared for preschool and elementary age kids. There are scary ones too--witches, Count Dracula, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, witch's brew with hidden pictures puzzle, smiling jack-o-lantern pumpkin color-your-own Halloween greeting card, mad scientist and Frankenstein Free Printable Halloween and Trick-or-Treat Coloring Pages
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