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Make endless faces with a few simple shapes! A creative activity + free printable templates for kids via barley and birch

Make: Paper Faces from Simple Shapes

Drawing faces is something kids (and the rest of us doodlers) love to do, but sometimes find challenging when staring at a blank piece of paper or drawing prompt. Today we’re making faces a little easier by taking out the drawing piece and using…

Temporary Tattoo Valentine Printables for Kids via barley & birch

Freebie: Temporary Tattoo and Sticker Valentines

Looking for a super cute, but super simple (candy-free) Valentine? You’re in luck, loves! These temporary tattoo Valentine printables are the perfect solution for a classroom full of kids who have already had too much candy – ha! To make your…

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Freebie: DIY Art Calendar Printable

A new year on the way – a new DIY art calendar printable! This annual tradition has become one of my very favorites. Every year I get messages or tags from families who have made these into absolute works of…

These lovely, modern DIY paint-dipped clay ornaments are simple enough for kids to make, but super chic decor and a fun holiday craft project! | via barley & birch

Make: Modern Paint-Dipped Ornaments

Do your kids like to have a holiday space that’s all their own to decorate? A miniature kids’ tree is a great way to deck the halls without going overboard, while also working some seasonal craft activities into the schedule!…

10-minute kid+parent DIY bud vase

Make: 5-Minute DIY Kid-Safe Stem Vases

Ah, August! With all the kids already back in school and the summer-like days waning, it has us longing to gather up and surround ourselves with every last bit of the season. Our woodblock stem vases were born out of the desire to…

Easy origami box for nature collections via barley & birch

Make: An Origami Box for Nature Collections

As part of our celebration of Shinrin-Yoku and quality time spent in the great outdoors, we made a set of origami nature boxes – perfect for collecting and keeping all of your outdoor finds – flowers, rocks, leaves, shells…bugs…! The…

Free printable play plane tickets for kids. Perfect practice for first plane trips - or just for pretend fun via barley & birch

Freebie: Printable Play Plane Tickets

Pack your bags, kids, we’re ready for a vaca! I am super excited to share this set of free printable plane tickets for mini-jet setters who’d like to take an afternoon adventure without leaving the yard. The set includes 2 different full-color…