Printables

Printable crafts for kids! Encourage creativity by making animals, monsters, and collages at home from these free printable templates.

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 in Blog, Printables | Comments Off

Printable: Identify Shapes With This Watermelon Craft

Printable: Identify Shapes With This Watermelon Craft

Summer is a great time for cool, refreshing snacks — like watermelon! Download this two page printable and practice identifying shapes on this fun summer themed watermelon craft! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 2 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! Create more crafts that focus on shapes with our Alex Toys Sponge Shapes, Shapes for the Tub, and Numbers and Shapes Stickers for 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... Read Post

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 in Blog, Printables | Comments Off

Printable: Creative Activities for Kids

Printable: Creative Activities for Kids

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities with water, bubbles, sunshine and sidewalk chalk. But sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate and you’re stuck indoors. Be prepared for this not so sunny days with these fun printables. Click on each of the images below to download and print the activity shown. Yum, a hamburger! Draw your favorite toppings!   Start by the turtle’s left shoulder and find your way through the maze to the center! When you’re done, grab your bucket of crayons and color him in! Set sail for some coloring fun! If you had your own country,... Read Post

Posted on Jul 7, 2014 in Blog, Printables | Comments Off

Printable: My Summer Bucket List

Printable: My Summer Bucket List

Some people use summer as an excuse to lay back and relax while others see it as free time for lots of activities! Use this Summer Bucket List Printable to create a checklist of all the things you want to accomplish this sunny season! To create your craft, click the image above to download the 3 page printable and follow the directions below to assemble! Here are a few suggestions for your bucket list: Blow bubbles on the lawn Play miniature golf Have an ice cream sundae party Host a family game night Create an obstacle course There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make... Read Post

Posted on Jun 30, 2014 in Blog, Holiday Crafts, Printables | Comments Off

Printable: Patriotic Rocket Craft

Printable: Patriotic Rocket Craft

The Fourth of July often ends with a bang, boom or pop, as in a flurry of beautiful fireworks! Turn an ordinary recycled cardboard tube into a safe rocket shaped firework 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! If you’re a big fan of rockets, you might want to check out our Scientific Explorer Turbo Land Rocket or Poof Blasteroid Rocket with Launcher! 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 Jun 25, 2014 in Blog, Printables | Comments Off

Printable: Summer Activities

Printable: Summer Activities

It’s finally Summer!!! Click on each of the images below to download and print the summer activity shown. Cut and create a starman for July 4th, search for fun summer words in our summer themed crossword puzzle and decorate a yummy ice cream sundae with this black and white coloring sheet! Break out your 100 pack of Alex Toys crayons and decorate for the patriotic holiday! Pick out your favorite color crayon and use it circle each of these fun summer words! Use creamy crayons to color and blend these yummy summer treat! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure... Read Post

Posted on Jun 18, 2014 in Blog, Printables | Comments Off

Printable: Paper Fortune Cookies

Printable: Paper Fortune Cookies

Practice your scissor skills while making a fun craft.  Download our free printable to create fortune cookies and fill them with our suggested fortunes or write your own! Make a bunch of fortune cookies and have friends pick their fate! What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue 2 Page Printable – (Click  on any of the images below to download the 2 page printable, which includes 1 page of instructions) How to Make It: Once you’ve mastered using our Squeeze Scissors, try out our Cool Cuts Safety Scissors and make patterned cuts! There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make... Read Post

Posted on Jun 10, 2014 in Blog, Printables | Comments Off

Printable: Double Sided Owl Door Hanger

Printable: Double Sided Owl Door Hanger

Whoooooo wants to be woken up when they’re still sleeping? Not you! With this fun double sided door hanger, you won’t have to worry about that anymore. Use our free printable to create an owl themed door hanger and make it part of your nighttime routine.   What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue 3 Page Printable – (Click  on any of the images below to download the 3 page printable, which includes 1 page of instructions)   How to Make It: If you love owls, you’ll probably love our Paper Bag Owl Printable or our Owl Color A Lunch Bag! There are new ALEX Printables... Read Post

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Summer Vacation Photo Album

Printable: Summer Vacation Photo Album

Splashing in the pool, making sand castles, riding the waves, backyard BBQ fun with family and friends; these are the great moments of summer! Save them to cherish always with our summer vacation photo album printable! The kiddos will delight in making their very own album that’s all about them and adding their own personal touch to it. They’ll need some adult help with the photos and if desired, additional materials or souvenirs to add to the album such as stickers, glitter, a baseball or movie ticket. Have fun making your keepsake together, it can also be a project you work on... Read Post

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in Printables | Comments Off

Printable Games: Candy Dominoes

Printable Games: Candy Dominoes

It’s spring break, although depending on where you live it may not quite feel like it with the cool temperatures and snow on the ground still in some areas! Don’t despair if you’re home bound with the little ones for some of it, we have you covered with our Candy Dominoes printable game. Simply download, print, cut out the dominoes pieces and you’ve got a no-cost game to keep the kiddos entertained that also helps them build matching, recognition and counting skills! All you need are scissors and the Candy Dominoes printable pages, which you can download here. How to... Read Post

Posted on Jan 11, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Collage A Tree

Printable: Collage A Tree

Inspired by our ALEX Little Hands line, each of our printable crafts is specifically designed for little hands to create. Your kiddos will have fun making the crafts and you can secretly enjoy that they’ll also be developing important physical and cognitive skills. They’re easy to make and the end result is one that your kids will take pride in! In anticipation of fall and all the beautiful colors it brings, this week’s printable allows your kiddo to collage a colorful tree of their own. A fun option is add leaves and twigs to your tree for a real fall feel. Spice things up with an... Read Post

Posted on Jan 1, 2014 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: May Flowers

Printable: May Flowers

April showers bring May flowers…just in time for Mother’s Day! Give beautiful flowers for Mother’s Day that will last forever. Its a gift your little one will be proud to hand over to Mom, Grandma or their favorite Aunt! Choose a flower for each of the flower pots and add your choice of colorful leaves. Add some special touches to each of the flowers to make them unique. Add a special note to the flower pot or glue it onto a piece of construction paper to turn your May flowers into a beautiful homemade cards. Get creative by adding puffy paints or glitter to make your... Read Post

Posted on Dec 19, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Ready, Set, Ice Cream!

Printable: Ready, Set, Ice Cream!

ALEX printables are designed specifically for toddlers and preschoolers and inspired by our Little Hands line of products. The Ready, Set collection gives little ones a head start building skills they need to feel confident they can succeed in school. Ready, Set, Ice Cream! combines the developmental skills of Ready, Set, Cut! and Ready, Set, Paste! into an easy printable craft. It’s a great way for little ones  to practice their cutting and pasting skills while having fun! Ready, Set, Ice Cream Instructions What You Need: 1. Safety Scissors 2. Glue Stick 3. Two Printable Pages shown below... Read Post

Posted on Dec 18, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Make a Monster Face

Printable: Make a Monster Face

Just in time for the Halloween, here’s Make A Monster Face! Designed to be easy enough for preschoolers, it’s a fun activity for kids that involves no more than cutting and pasting. Make lots of different faces with various combinations of cut-out features! When they’re done they can show off their hard work and hang the monster faces up as Halloween decorations!   What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue Stick 3 Page Printable – (Click each image to download) How To Make It: There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to check back and follow us on Facebook so you... Read Post

Posted on Dec 4, 2013 in Printables | Comments Off

Printable Tic-Tac-Toe Game

Printable Tic-Tac-Toe Game

We’ve all played it before! Tic-tac-toe is a popular common childhood game for good reason! The simplicity of the game makes it an ideal tool for teaching the concepts of good sportsmanship to young children. It is a great mental exercise that can also help improve their thought process. Add spice to the paper and pencil game with our colorful printable version! FUN FACT: Tic-Tac-Toe was the first computer game, invented in 1952 by A.S. Douglas from Cambridge University. What You Need: Safety Scissors 1 Page Printable – (Click image to download) How To Make It: There are new ALEX... Read Post

Posted on Nov 12, 2013 in Printables | Comments Off

Printable Craft for Toddlers: Make a Thanksgiving Turkey

Printable Craft for Toddlers: Make a Thanksgiving Turkey

Creativity is one of the most important skills a person can have. Giving kids an early creative start will help build their self-esteem and confidence for a lifetime of increased productivity. And the holidays are a perfect time for kids crafts! Print out several of our Thanksgiving turkeys for your preschooler to make and then decorate the house for a festive holiday look, or use as dinner table place settings. Your guests will be amazed by the personal touch and their oohs and aaahs will go a long way to making the kiddos feel proud as well as enthusiastic for future craft projects! What... Read Post

Posted on Nov 5, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Paper Bag Owl

Printable: Paper Bag Owl

Hoot! Hoot! Turn a paper bag into an owl with only a few basic supplies that you’re sure to have around the house, plus our two printable pages, which you can download and print using the links below. After the kids are done crafting, they can use their owls as puppets and put on a show.   What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue  Paper Bag 2 Page Printable – (Click each image to download) How To Make It: If the kids enjoy making paper bag owls then we have great gift ideas for the holidays! Look for the ALEX Paper Bag Puppets and Paper Bag Monsters craft kits. There are new ALEX Printables... Read Post

Posted on Aug 21, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Egg Carton School Bus

Printable: Egg Carton School Bus

Ready, Set, School! This week’s printable craft lets the little ones share in the back to school excitement and pretend play that they’re also getting ready to ride the school bus…all while building their cutting and pasting skills! Egg Carton School Bus Instructions What You Need: 1. Safety Scissors 2. Glue 3. Egg carton 4. Two Printable Pages shown below for the craft project (plus there’s an additional instructional pages also included if you’d like to print that out as well) – Download HERE     How to make it:   ALEX printables are designed... Read Post

Posted on Aug 8, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Fish Memory Game

Printable: Fish Memory Game

This week’s printable is a wonderful game for promoting memory skills and cooperative play. Download the two printable pages for 12 matches (24 cards), or for older kiddos (and to gradually increase the memory challenge for the little ones), print out additional sheets. Not only are there more cards to remember, the additional sheets introduce the twist of repeated pairs! All you need are scissors and the printable pages, which you can download HERE. After downloading, cut the squares, which are your playing cards, along the dotted lines and you’re ready to start playing! Rules:... Read Post

Posted on Jul 1, 2013 in Holiday Crafts, Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Fourth of July Lantern

Printable: Fourth of July Lantern

Making paper lanterns is a fun toddler craft for Fourth of July! Simply download the printable pages, cut and paste! Get the little ones involved with the festivities; this printable craft is a great party decoration for the holiday. Make several lanterns and string them together to hang as a banner, or use as table decorations. Mix it up with our Make a Flag printable as well. They’re both fun craft activities for the kids during the party and they can leave with a favor! ALEX printables are designed specifically for toddlers and preschoolers and inspired by our Little Hands line of... Read Post

Posted on Jun 20, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Make a Flag!

Printable: Make a Flag!

Make a Flag is a fun toddler craft for the Fourth of July! Simply download the printable pages, cut and paste.  Add posts to your flags and they make great party decorations, or favors for the kids! For an even more festive July 4th celebration, download and make our Fourth of July Lantern printable craft too! ALEX printables are designed specifically for toddlers and preschoolers and inspired by our Little Hands line of products. You can also find new printables each month to download and color on our Facebook page! Make a Flag Instructions What You Need: 1. Safety Scissors 2. Glue 3. Two... Read Post

Posted on May 30, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Dress Up Cow

Printable: Dress Up Cow

Time for some giggles! This dress up cow printable is udderly fa-bull-ous! There are two different outfits for moo-velous designer fun! Download and print out several cows so your little one can mix and match and create different looks! If cut in advance, this is a great road trip activity! Dress Up Cow Instructions What You Need: 1. Safety Scissors 2. Glue 3. Three Printable Pages (please note instructions are also included if you’d to print those as well) – Download HERE   How To Make It:   ALEX printables are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and inspired by our... Read Post

Posted on May 17, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Bottle Cap Bugs

Printable: Bottle Cap Bugs

Between all the BBQ’s and thirsty kids running around this summer, don’t let all those empty bottles caps go to waste! Recycled materials make great craft supplies. Turn those bottle caps into cute little bugs and have a leaf party! Mix and match to create all sorts of neat looking bugs! ALEX printables are designed for toddlers and preschoolers and inspired by our Little Hands line of products made specifically for kids that age. If your little one is a bug lover, then you might also like Paper Plate Bugs, five totally adorable bugs are created by layering, stickering and... Read Post

Posted on May 2, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Octopus Tube Craft

Printable: Octopus Tube Craft

Designed specifically for preschoolers, our kids activities are fun to make and play with afterwards. Check out our Octopus fun facts and games to add to your play time together after your Octopus is complete! In addition to our downloaded printable, you’ll never need more than a few readily available household items to complete any of our crafts! Instructions are always included with pictures to guide you along. They’re easy to make and the end result is one that your kids will take pride in! What You Need: Scissors Glue Toilet Paper Tube 1 Page Printable – Download HERE... Read Post

Posted on Apr 25, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Paper Chains

Printable: Paper Chains

Paper chains are a fun craft for kids to make and the results are beautiful! We’ve designed ours specifically for little kiddos, so they’re super easy, yet allow for tons of creativity. Let them go wild with the crayons, creating different looks for our chain robots and princesses! Print out and color multiple pages, then string them together to make one long chain. Decorate a bedroom or use them as a party garland. Or, invite some friends over for a play-craft date and some pretend play afterwards….princesses protected by the robots in a futuristic, techno castle!! Provide some suggestions... Read Post