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Art and crafts for 5-7s

Here are some painting, drawing and doodling activities to download. Scroll down for lots more ideas for things to make and do online at Usborne Quicklinks.

Watery rainbow picture

Watery rainbow

Mix runny paint to make a watery rainbow picture.

Heart doodles

Doodle hearts

How many different ways can you doodle some hearts?

Meercat picture

How to draw meercats

Follow the step-by-step instructions to draw some cheeky meercats.

Horses doodles

Horse doodles

Doodle some more horses jumping in the field.

chirpy chick

Chirpy chicks

Use smudgy yellow chalk to make a chirpy chick picture.

T-rex picture

Draw a T-rex

Follow the step-by-step instructions to draw a fierce Tyrannosaurus rex.


Visit Usborne Quicklinks

At the Usborne Quicklinks website you'll find links to carefully selected websites with lots more fun art and craft ideas to do at home.

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Painting activities

Painting and drawing

Make a chalk elephant, paint a zany portrait, find out how to draw Batman and lots more.

Things to make and do

Things to make and do

Make sock puppets, a robot sculpture, a shoebox dolls house or even a shoebox theatre!