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Tinted Paintings for an Ombre Landscape

My girls love mixing custom paint colors for projects. Sometimes I think they like the color mixing more than the painting! Lately, we’ve been experimenting with adding white to our basic colors, creating lighter color variations called tints.  These tinted… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Recycled Color Wheels

After you’re done marking down all the sales on fruit and vegetables from your grocery ads, cut them all apart by color and add them to a fun Earth Day Recycled Color Wheel. Supplies for Newspaper Color Wheel: grocery story… Continue Reading →

Helpful Tips for Watercoloring with Kids

Painting can be a very messy craft. But as my kids LOVE to paint, I try my best to be prepared. Here are a few quick and easy things I do to keep organized when painting with my kids. 1…. Continue Reading →

Giving Your Watercolor Paintings a Little Sprinkle of Salt

We got out the watercolor paints today. But to give them a little something extra, we sprinkled them with salt before they dried. It makes the picture a fun bumpy texture, giving new life to our art. When it comes… Continue Reading →

Get Ready to Color with this Crayon Roll Tutorial

I know there are a lot of patterns out there for crayon rolls, but I love this Crayon Roll Tutorial by The Pleated Poppy, featured over at V and Co. These help the crayons fit so much better back into… Continue Reading →

Fun Printable Mother’s Day Coloring Pages

Mom, Grandma, or even Aunties would love to receive a colorful drawing from a child. Print out these fun coloring pages and add them to your Mother’s Day gift as a cute card!

On a Hunt for Mixed Up Eggs

We’re getting ready for Easter with a fun Mix & Match Easter Egg Hunt. I’ve mixed up the egg’s colors and the kids are on a hunt to find their match. Hopefully they’ll learn more about colors while having fun… Continue Reading →

Coloring Rice Green for a Springtime Display

As I’m itching for Spring, we’re coloring our rice green today, helping to represent green grass. My own grass is now turning from brown to green and I think this Spring project is going to give it a boost. Let’s… Continue Reading →

Coloring Pasta & Making Necklaces

Coloring pasta is easy to do and gives kids something bright and beautiful to work with. Once the pasta is colored and dried, necklaces or charms can be made by stringing yarn. Supplies for Colored Pasta: Dried Pasta – any… Continue Reading →

Color Pictures in a Photo Album

We love looking at photo albums. My son loves to get out his baby book and see how cute he was. It’s fun to look at pictures of personal things. So I thought it would be fun to come up… Continue Reading →

Color Theory for Toddlers

Today’s post is part of a Guest Post Swap. Jessica, from Zakka Life is guest posting here on Make and Takes and I’m lucky enough to be guest posting over at Zakka Life. Read here about introducing colors to children,… Continue Reading →

Crayola Fun

I have been loving the invention of this Crayola product for years. The kids love it and I am always tempted to color my own bath water!! I think these color dotz are a great alternative to bath toys that… Continue Reading →

Crayola Color Wonder

Hail Crayola! Thank you for continuing to come up with fabulous products for my kids and their creativity. My children’s clothing has been saved by this fantastic coloring book. The Color Wonder Coloring Book with markers is mess free!! Here… Continue Reading →

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