A collection of our paper art and crafts projects for kids

These adorable free printable mini coloring books are a perfect summer surprise for kids. With drawing prompts and bold summer-themed graphics - all perfectly sized for on-the-go kid entertainment. | via barley & birch

Freebie: Mini Summer Coloring Books for Kids

Oh my goodness…I’ve been sitting on a little secret for a few weeks now, and am SO, SO excited to finally be able to share some news! We are thrilled to announce that we’re new contributors to the amazingly creative…

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…

Our Santagram free printable has arrived just in time for some holiday fun! | via barley & birch

Freebie: Printable Santagram!

OK, don’t tell anyone, but we’ve got a birthday in the house… it’s mine! I’m not the only one celebrating today though, because it’s December 6th – St. Nicholas Day! Legend has it, the jolly old elf himself was born…

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…

A cute and colorful free printable play winter forest for kids play and holiday decoration I via barley & birch

Freebie: Paper Winter Forest Printable Play

YAY! Our very first free printable is here – just in time for holiday play! Thor’s winter forest – inspired by one of our very own (extremely drooly) team members. (Hint: he’s the one with the festive antlers…) This snowy scene…