Printable Robot Coloring Page For Kids.
Printable robot coloring page – Over the past week or so I’ve been on holidays and I’ve had the good fortune to spend that time relaxing at the beach. For so long I’ve been waiting for some spare time to spend sketching and doodling. I started with nature sketches of all the treasures I found while beach scavenging. The drawings turned out beautifully and I really enjoyed the challenge. My daughter saw me working on my sketches and asked that I draw something for her but something that was “fun like the blank faces coloring page” – definitely my most popular post to date. My nephews were also out visiting at the beach and I was inspired by the boys so I thought I could make something they would all have fun coloring. I sketched out a variety of robots and then let the kids pick out their favourites. Here are the 12 robot finalist for your coloring pleasure. Enjoy!
Download the robots coloring page here.
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Printable Robot Coloring Page
Master meal planning list printable
Master Meal List – I’m not much of a planner when it comes to meals, especially during the week. Usually I just come home from work, look in the fridge, freezer and pantry and then just make whatever meal I feel like and can come up with quickly. I have friends and coworkers who plan their meal every week in advance… kudos to them but I’m just not that organized. Sometimes my decisions for meals are prompted by the newest cooking magazine that’s in my mailbox when I get home or often times I’m browsing through Pinterest and I see something that looks tantalizing. I cook meals at home at least six days a week so I need as many options as possible. For me, it’s often just a matter of coming up with the initial idea and then I’m good to go.
For months (well, maybe years) I’ve been thinking about having a master list of all my favourite recipes that I can quickly browse when I’m trying to figure out what to make for dinner. Finally I found a moment and made a page for keeping my recipe and meal ideas. After I added all my meal ideas, I printed it out and taped it inside my cupboard door so that I can look at it anytime for quick inspiration.
Today I’m sharing my printable master meal list with you. Click here to download. If you’ve got any great recipe ideas feel free to share too!
Master Meal Planning List
DIY “I Spy” game for kids.
DIY I Spy Game – Kids love those fun “I Spy” bestseller books by Walter Wick and Jean Marzollo. I remember when Noelle was a little younger, we used to make weekly visits to the library. After story time we’d check out all the great kids books but she was always drawn to the colourful and intriguing images on the pages of the “I Spy” books. We could literally spend an hour going through these books and when children are young, anything that captures their attention for that long is a miraculous thing.
I was thinking about how clever and yet how simple they are and thought it would be a fun little project for Noelle and I to create our own “I Spy” page. We set off on a mission to find all sorts of fun little household objects for our collage. Making the page is half the fun. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and would be great with more than one child – they could each make their own pages or work together to create a collage. If you get a chance, photograph each page and then you can print these out later for camping, car rides or a rainy day activity.
The photo below is the “I Spy” collage that Noelle and I made. You can download a printable version here that has a list of all the items and then blank spaces for children to find the quantity of each item.
- Talk with your kid(s) about what are appropriate objects for the collage (adults should be responsible for any sharp objects like pins) and then go find the items that will help to make up your DIY I Spy page. Remember the smaller the objects, the more you’ll be able to fit onto your page.
- Once all the items have been collected, sit down and try to lay them out randomly on a the page in a square or rectangle shape. At this point I would try to take a photo of the collage before it gets messed up by sweet little investigative hands.
- Now the kids can start searching through the collage to find all hidden objects – writing down everything as they go along (ex. 4 buttons, 2 dinosaurs, 5 purple flowers, 1 deck of cards, etc). If writing is too difficult for kids, then they can do it verbally or have an adult write and work through the list together with the kids.
I Spy activity page for kids