Printables

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

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

Posted on Apr 11, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Build A Monkey

Printable: Build A Monkey

Inspired by our popular and cuddly Learn to Dress Monkey, this week’s printable craft is Build a Monkey! He’s lots of fun, way cool (check out his shades) and a great way to practice zipping, snapping, buttoning and lacing with your little one at the same time you’re having fun making the craft. If  you have young kiddos, help by cutting out the pieces first and then let them paste away! Or, this can be an excellent opportunity for your child to hone both cutting and pasting skills. Feel free to let your creative juices flow…paste pockets where ever you like or paste... Read Post

Posted on Apr 4, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Raining Cats & Dogs

Printable: Raining Cats & Dogs

It’s not fun to be stuck inside the house on those cold and rainy days that come with the beginning of Spring. So what do you do to keep the kiddies occupied, when it’s raining cats and dogs out there? Turn it into a craft activity, of course! Put a fun spin on those gloomy April showers with this printable craft! It’s vibrant colors and cheerful characters are sure to brighten up any rainy day.   What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue 3 Page Printable – (Click  images to download) How To Make It: There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to check back and follow... Read Post

Posted on Mar 28, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Ready, Set, Bunny

Printable: Ready, Set, Bunny

All of the ALEX Little Hands products are designed specifically for preschool aged children. The Ready, Set collection gives little ones a head start building skills they need to feel confident they can succeed in school. In this craft printable we have combined the developmental skills of Ready, Set, Cut!, Ready, Set, Fold! and Ready, Set, Paste! into a fun and easy craft. It’s great way to kick off the Easter weekend while exposing your child to a positive and enjoyable learning experience.   What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue 2 Page Printable – (Click  images to download) How To... Read Post

Posted on Mar 21, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Eco Craft Flowers

Printable: Eco Craft Flowers

Hooray! March 20th is officially the first day of Spring. Making Eco Craft Flowers is a great way to get the kiddies into the spirit of Spring. Get out the craft supplies and make colorful flowers that will bloom even with cold temperatures outside. *Instead of using store bought craft sticks, recycle and reuse the ones from your ice pops! What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue Craft Sticks 1 Page Printable – (Click  image to download) How To Make It: ALEX has a collection of earth-friendly crafts and puzzles made from recycled paperboard, soy inks and tons of recycled materials. There are... Read Post

Posted on Mar 14, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Silly Soup

Printable: Silly Soup

What’s better than chicken noodle soup on a sick day? How about ALEX Silly Soup! This is the perfect craft printable for a little one to do when they are feeling under the weather or maybe it’s just too cold to play outside. Get their creative juices flowing as they stir up their very own Nosey Noodle Soup, Chunky Chocolate Chipmunk Chowder or Stinky Sock Stew. *Print 3 bowls to make them all! Here are the recipes…   What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue 4 Page Printable – (Click  images to download) How To Make It: There are new ALEX Printables coming out all the time so make sure to... Read Post

Posted on Mar 7, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Juice Box City

Printable: Juice Box City

Welcome to Juice Box City, population – how ever many juice boxes you can drink! Take a drive down Orange Lavaburst Lane or see what’s happening at Flashin’ Fruit Punch Park. The best part about this craft printable is the added play value. The kiddies will be happy to build an entire town that they can cruise around with their toy cars. These buildings are a great addition to any playmat,  or the little ones can continue to get creative by drawing their own roads and scenery to build around. What are you waiting for? Starting drinking those juice boxes! Get out your crafting tools and start... Read Post

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Paper Plate Animals

Printable: Paper Plate Animals

It’s so easy for a child to look at an ordinary object and immediately see potential for something else. Give them a paper plate to craft with and the possibilities are endless! With this printable craft they won’t need anything more and a few basic craft supplies and their imagination to create their very own Zany Zebra and Crazy Cow. For additional fun after you’re done crafting you can attach craft sticks to the bottom of the paper plates and turn them into puppets or masks. Use them to tell a story or put on a show. Lets get started!   What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue  2 Paper... Read Post

Posted on Feb 14, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Heart Garland

Printable: Heart Garland

Turn your home into a love shack fit for cupid.  This simple craft printable can be completed with scissors, a little glue and a little love.  Add some creativity and you can do a whole lot more… 1. Celebrate your Family: Print out a heart for each member of your family and write 1 thing you love about them around the heart. 2. Glitter, Pom Poms and Sequins – oh my!: Get out your craft supplies and decorate the hearts any way you choose. 3. Classroom Fun: Have each student decorate a heart and connect all the hearts together to make an awesome piece of garland for the classroom. 4. Throw a... Read Post

Posted on Feb 7, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Cup Critters

Printable: Cup Critters

Make new friends with Cup Critters! Just cut and paste to create a dog and cat critter, Hungry Hank and Scared Sam. What to do next is up to you! Here’s an idea! Having a birthday party? Cup critters is an easy craft for kids to do on there own with little help, making it a successful group project. Gather enough paper cups and print out characters for your party guests and set up a craft table. After the kids make their critters, they can be used as a place setting, or when turned upside down can hold candy from the pinata!   What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue Paper Cups 4 Page... Read Post

Posted on Feb 4, 2013 in Printables | 0 comments

Printable: Snowman Dress-Up

Printable: Snowman Dress-Up

This is not your ordinary snowman. Nope! This snowman might have button eyes and a carrot nose, but it also likes to dress up as a puppy, a scuba diver and sometimes it even like to grow a beard! It’s the perfect craft activity for kids to use their imagination. Put on a wintery fashion show! You can even print out multiple pages to dress-up more snowmen! What You Need: Safety Scissors Glue 4 Page Printable – (Click images to download) How To Make It: If your child enjoys the concept of this dress-up craft, you may be interested in craft kits such as Crafty Fashion Show and for the... Read Post