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Posted on Nov 28, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Christmas Printables for Kids

Christmas Printables for Kids

Get into the holiday spirit with three Christmas printables you can download and decorate! Use our color by number guides or Christmas tree design to make fun, festive art. Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. This Christmas tree is a blank canvas for you to decorate it however you wish in whatever colors you wish! Grab your red, orange, yellow, green blue and purple crayons and use our color by number guides to decorate this pretty poinsettia! With just two colors of crayons, red and green, you can make a pretty wreath craft at home! Follow our color... Read Post

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Scarecrow Printable

Scarecrow Printable

Cut along the dotted lines and assemble a cute scarecrow with our free autumn printable! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section. Parents: we love to see our products and printables in play! Feel free to share their finished creations on our Facebook... Read Post

Posted on Nov 21, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Connect the Dots Owl Printable

Connect the Dots Owl Printable

Let’s practice counting while finishing a fun project! Connect the dots from 1 to 20 and you’ll see “WHO” it is! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section.   Parents: we love to see our products and printables in play! Feel free to share their finished creations on our Facebook... Read Post

Posted on Nov 19, 2014 in Blog, Press | Comments Off

Parents Magazine Nov 14

Parents Magazine Nov 14

Parents Magazine Nov. ’14 – Alex Toys Hair Chalk Best New Product for 2014

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Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Stink Bugzzz Free Printables

Stink Bugzzz Free Printables

Stink Bugzzz: Squeeze a parasite and blast a stinky smell! Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. Find the hidden Stink Bugzzz in the hidden garbage pile! Follow the stench to the Stink Bugzzz smell! Follow your way through the Stink Bugzzz spray! To learn more about Stink Bugzzz including a video, check out this page. There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section.... Read Post

Posted on Nov 15, 2014 in Holiday Crafts, Printables | 0 comments

Thanksgiving Printables for the Table

Thanksgiving Printables for the Table

Decorate the Thanksgiving table with autumn themed printable placecards you can decorate and personalize at home. Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. Print and decorate autumn themed placecards then personalize for your Thanksgiving guests. If you need more, just print a second sheet! Idea: print out this “Thankful List” for each guest at your Thanksgiving table then ask everyone to read their list aloud! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss... Read Post

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Mustache Disguise Craft

Mustache Disguise Craft

Just because you can’t grow your own facial hair, doesn’t mean you’re out of the mustache trend! Download and print the Sherlock Holmes, Gentleman, Pirate or Cowboy style mustache and create a fun disguise!     To create your craft, click the image above to download the 3 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! If you love playing pretend and dressing up in disguises, check out the Alex Toys Silly Me Photo Booth! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t... Read Post

Posted on Nov 9, 2014 in Holiday Crafts, Printables | 0 comments

Thanksgiving Turkey Printables

Thanksgiving Turkey Printables

Break out your crayons and get ready to color and create two turkey crafts with our Thanksgiving printables! Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. Make your very own turkey craft at home! Color each piece then cut out and assemble. Break out your crayons and color this Thanksgiving turkey using the guide at the top! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section.... Read Post

Posted on Nov 5, 2014 in Blog, Printables | 0 comments

Football Maze Printable

Football Maze Printable

First and Ten, Let’s do it again!  Get the football through the maze for the touchdown! Check out all the soft and colorful footballs from our Poof brand! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section. Parents: we love to see our products and printables in play! Upload a photo of their finished creations on our Facebook... Read Post

Posted on Nov 2, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

EcoCrafts: Thankful Jar

EcoCrafts: Thankful Jar

With all the cooking happening for Thanksgiving, you’re bound to have extra jars around the kitchen. Clean one out and turn it into a Turkey craft that you can fill up with ways in which you’re thankful! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 2 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble!   Display your jar on Thanksgiving and encourage family members to fill it with more ways in which they’re thankful! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t... Read Post

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 in Developmental Skills, Printables | 1 comment

Daylight Saving Time Craft: Clock Printable

Daylight Saving Time Craft: Clock Printable

Daylight saving time is quickly approaching so it’s a great time to introduce the concept of time to your little ones. Download and print our clock craft to practice the art of telling time. To create your craft, click the image above to download the 2 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! Looking for more opportunities to practice telling time? Check out the Alex Toys Ready, Set, Tell Time! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of... Read Post

Posted on Oct 26, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Leaf Mosaic Activity with Free Printable

Leaf Mosaic Activity with Free Printable

Fall is here so it’s time to get crafty! Let your little artist create their own mixed media leaf mosaic masterpiece with these fall printables. To create your craft, click the image above to download the 3 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section. Parents: we love to see our products and printables in play! Upload a photo of their... Read Post

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in Holiday Crafts, Printables | 0 comments

Monster Bookmark Printable

Monster Bookmark Printable

Download, print, fold and assemble this cute little monster bookmark and make reading fun! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 2 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! Want to make more fun bookmarks? Check out these fun designs you can download and customize at home. There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section. Parents: we love to see our products and... Read Post

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Monster Mash Free Printables

Monster Mash Free Printables

It’s time to do the Monster Mash! Download and print two monster themed activity sheets for the classroom, Halloween parties or just at home to get kids in the Monster spirit! Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. Get creative and finish these monster creations! Do they need more arms, eyes or legs? You decide! Here’s a blank canvas for you to draw your own silly monster! Cut and paste the pieces at the top and rearrange them onto the face to make a silly, sad, happy, or mean monster! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so... Read Post

Posted on Oct 12, 2014 in Holiday Crafts, Printables | 0 comments

Columbus Day Maze Printable

Columbus Day Maze Printable

Happy Columbus Day! Help Columbus’ ship get to the new world with this fun printable maze! Reenact Columbus’ travel at sea at home in your own tub! Grab the Alex Toys 3 Boats in the Tub, Tooting Tugboat, or Magnetic Boats in the tub. There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section. Parents: we love to see our products and printables in play! Upload a photo of their finished creations on our... Read Post

Posted on Oct 8, 2014 in Holiday Crafts, Printables | 1 comment

Eco Crafts: Paper Bag Haunted House

Eco Crafts: Paper Bag Haunted House

Download our free printable and turn a paper bag into a Haunted House for this creepy Halloween season! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 3 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section. Parents: we love to see our products and printables in play! Upload a photo of their finished creations on our Facebook... Read Post

Posted on Oct 4, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Halloween Printables

Halloween Printables

Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. Dem Bones! Dem Bones! Cut along the dotted lines and put this skeleton back together. Rearrange the bones to make all different positions including making him dance! You get to decide if this Jack-O-Lantern is happy, sad or just plain mean looking! Grab your crayons and get drawing! Boooo! Cut along the dotted lines to get yourself 5 silly ghost characters you can hang around your house this Halloween! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our... Read Post

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Fire Prevention Month Free Printable

Fire Prevention Month Free Printable

October is Fire Prevention Month! Click the image above to download our free printable and start a discussion on fire safety. If your little one loves fire trucks, firemen and all things about this professional, you might want to check out the Zoob Fireman or the Alex Toys Busy Fire Truck! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of the ALEX Printable Crafts by visiting our Printables section. Parents: we love to see our products and printables in play! Upload a... Read Post

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Back To School, Printables | 0 comments

Cool School Stickers Craft with Free Printable

Cool School Stickers Craft with Free Printable

School is cool! Print our fun designs onto sticker sheets and create fun back to school themed stickers for the new school year! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 3 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! If you’re looking for another way to customize your gear for the new school year, check out the Alex Toys Color a Kitty Cat, Color An Owl or Color A Doggie lunch bags! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of the action! You can get all of... Read Post

Posted on Sep 22, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Welcome to Fall Printables

Welcome to Fall Printables

The weather is starting to cool down as Autumn is on its way! Get kids excited about the apple, acorn and fall leaf filled season with three fun printables! Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. Practice counting 1 – 20 to create a squirrel design! When you’re done, color him in! Even if the leaves don’t fall where you live, you can still take part in this colorful season. Color these different leaf shapes then cut along the dotted line and hang them in your home! Create your own apple or acorn ornaments to hang around the home this... Read Post

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Talk Like A Pirate Day Printable

Talk Like A Pirate Day Printable

Rrrrr Matey! Did you know that September 19th is “Talk Like A Pirate” Day? Break out your best pirate accent and into the pirate spirit! Find pirate toys and activities from ALEX While you’re at it, click the above image and download our free printable in honor of this fun day! Cut and glue it together to form a periscope to spot pirate friends or enemies! Check out our previous post about this fun holiday and other pirate themed products from Alex Toys! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so... Read Post

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 in Back To School, Blog, Printables | 0 comments

Back to School Book Craft with Free Printable

Back to School Book Craft with Free Printable

After you put down your backpack and finish your homework, relax with a fun little book about your  back to school adventures! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 5 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! And while you’re at it, why not download the below printable and create fun bookmarks or “Read a New Book Month!” Looking for a fun backpack? Check out these fun cutie and pirate designs! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to follow us on Facebook or check back on our blog so you don’t miss any of... Read Post

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in Back To School, Printables | 0 comments

Back to School Printables

Back to School Printables

Get kids prepared about the back to school season with fun free printables! Use each of these four activity sheets as a jumping point to discuss ways to prepare for school and what goes on during the day. Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. Talk about ways to physically get to school, including safety rules on a bus or crossing the street! Before the first day of school, do a practice run in real time to show kids what we need to do to get themselves ready in the morning. Help Dress up Kitty get dressed for her first day of school with this fun... Read Post

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Blog, Printables | 0 comments

Eco Crafts: Egg Carton School Bus with Free Printable

Eco Crafts: Egg Carton School Bus with Free Printable

Get excited to get on the bus with this fun recycling project! Turn an ordinary egg carton into a fun school bus craft using our free printable! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 3 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! It’s never too late to start a back to school tradition! Try out some of these ideas: Start the morning with a big hearty breakfast so they have energy to start their day. Take a photo holding a sign stating the grade they’re entering. Pack special notes in their lunch bag so they know you thought of them all day... Read Post