25 Days of Christmas: Drawing Prompts

December ushers in a month-long season of Christmas cheer. Are you looking to put extra merriment in the holiday season? Drawing is a superb creative outlet to add to this magical time of year.  

25 Drawing Prompts for Christmas

Christmas tree and gifts
  1. Self-Portrait with a Christmas Theme
  2. Christmas Tree
  3. Christmas Gifts, Wrapping Paper, Ribbons, & Bows
  4. Christmas Cards
  5. Santa & Mrs. Claus
  6. Elves
  7. North Pole & Santa’s Workshop
  8. Santa’s Sleigh & Reindeer (Don’t forget Rudolph)
  9. The Grinch
  10. Christmas Ornaments & Tree Topper
  11. Christmas Stockings
  12. Mistle Toe
  13. Nativity
  14. Mary, Joseph, & Baby Jesus
  15. Christmas Star
  16. Angels
  17. Letters to Santa
  18. Gingerbread House
  19. Christmas Sweater
  20. Candy Cane and Christmas Sweets
  21. Christmas Bells
  22. Christmas Wreath
  23. Nutcracker
  24. Peace On Earth
  25. Merry Christmas

Get the most out of your Christmas drawing prompts by turning your creations into ornaments. Consider using small notecards which can easily be laminated. Next, punch a hole in the top to add ribbon to hang on your Christmas tree.

20 Drawing Prompts for Thanksgiving

Do you want to keep the kids busy while preparing your Thanksgiving feast? Or perhaps you just want to be creative over the Thanksgiving weekend. Drawing is a fun and enjoyable art form. The only limit is your imagination. If you are searching for inspiration, check out the following drawing prompts for Thanksgiving.

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  1. Thanksgiving food
  2. Favorite pie or dessert
  3. Turkey
  4. Falling leaves
  5. Sunshine
  6. Thanksgiving table
  7. Cornucopia
  8. Family
  9. Friends
  10. Tradition
  11. Football
  12. Thanksgiving Day parade
  13. Acorns
  14. Trees
  15. Pumpkins and gourds
  16. Corn
  17. Wagon
  18. Lantern
  19. Pilgrim hat
  20. Autumn scene

Get creative! Happy Thanksgiving!

November Drawing Prompts

Are you ready for drawing prompts for November? Colder, dark days are perfect for drawing. Cuddle under your favorite blanket, grab your sketchbook, and create. Do you need extra inspiration? Check out the following drawing prompts for November.

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  1. Self-portrait
  2. Football
  3. Scattered
  4. Clouds
  5. Eyes
  6. Movie Scene
  7. Flowers
  8. Robot
  9. Spaceship
  10. Tree Without Leaves
  11. Bright Colors
  12. Moon/Stars
  13. Galaxy
  14. Astronaut
  15. Home
  16. Animals
  17. Path
  18. Shapes
  19. Signs
  20. Funny
  21. Thanksgiving Table
  22. Friends
  23. Family
  24. Turkey
  25. Thanksgiving
  26. Favorite
  27. Dream
  28. Out the Window
  29. Artist’s Choice
  30. Upcoming Holidays

45 Ideas for Your Halloween Bucket List

Do you love Halloween? Are you looking for extra ways for you, your family, and friends to celebrate all month long? Check out the following ideas to add to your Halloween bucket list.

  1. Decorate for Halloween
  2. Make and Send Homemade Halloween Cards
  3. Give Out Boo Gifts
  4. Make Your Own Halloween Costume
  5. Visit a Pumpkin Patch
  6. Carve Pumpkins
  7. Roast Pumpkin Seeds
  8. Host-or-Attend a Halloween Party
  9. Try Bobbing for Apples
  10. Go on a Haunted Hayride
  11. Hand Out Candy on Halloween Night
  12. Participate in Trunk-or-Treat
  13. Participate or Watch a Zombie Walk
  14. Purchase a Halloween Mug
  15. Make Halloween Slime
  16. Visit a Haunted House
  17. Walk Through a Halloween Themed Corn Maze
  18. Create a Halloween Tree
  19. Listen to Halloween Themed Music
  20. Watch the Entire Series of the Adams Family or the Munsters (Or both)
  21. Host a Bonfire Night with Scary Ghost Stories
  22. Create a Halloween Themed Gingerbread House
  23. Watch Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
  24. Take an Evening Walk with Flashlights
  25. Do a Halloween Themed Photoshoot
  26. Write Your Own Halloween Story
  27. Go look at Halloween Decorations in Your Community
  28. Host a Halloween Scavenger Hunt
  29. Create a Halloween Themed Wreath (Your local dollar store has numerous supplies for less)
  30.  Host a Halloween Crafting Session
  31. Make Soul Cakes
  32. Make Halloween Playdough
  33. Watch Hocus Pocus
  34. Read Halloween Books
  35. Paint Mini Pumpkins
  36. Plan a Costume Themed Dinner Party
  37. Host a Witches Tea
  38. Make a Halloween Themed Breakfast
  39. Plan a Fun Halloween Movie Night
  40. Dance to Thriller
  41. Watch Classic Monster Movies
  42. Go on a Pumpkin Walk
  43. Attend a Pumpkin Weigh Off Competition
  44. Attend a Murder Mystery Dinner
  45. Make a Halloween Inspired Meal

Happy Halloween!

31 Drawing Prompts for October

Cooler days are perfect for arts and crafts. Drawing is one of the easiest art projects to begin. Even the local dollar store carries pencils, crayons, markers, colored pencils, and art paper. The possibilities are endless. Do you need a little inspiration? Check out the following drawing prompts for October.

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  1. Self portrait
  2. Mushroom
  3. Acorn
  4. Leaf
  5. Clouds
  6. Pattern
  7. Tree
  8. Squirrel
  9. Sun
  10. Sunflower
  11. Key
  12. Insect
  13. Harvest
  14. Windows
  15. Fence
  16. Curious
  17. Nature Scene
  18. Dragon
  19. Fairy
  20. Mermaid
  21. Pinecone
  22. Historical place
  23. Water
  24. Weather
  25. Family
  26. Friends
  27. Moon and stars
  28. Owl
  29. Crow or bird
  30. Artist’s choice
  31. Happy Halloween!

Halloween Drawing Prompts

It’s that time of year! Are you ready for things that go bump in the night! October brings cooler weather and Halloween! Drawing your favorite Halloween scenes and scares is a great way to spend a chilly, October afternoon. Do you need a few drawing prompts to get you through the month?

31 Halloween Drawing Prompts

  1. Self-Portrait with Halloween theme
  2. Pumpkin
  3. Black Cat
  4. Bats
  5. Witch
  6. Cauldron
  7. Haunted House
  8. Witch’s Broom
  9. Spider and Spider Webs
  10. Ghosts
  11. Skeleton
  12. Owl
  13. Witch’s Hat
  14. Candy Corn
  15. Pumpkin Patch
  16.  Costume
  17. Crystal Ball
  18. Halloween Scene
  19. Vampire
  20. Frankenstein
  21. Werewolf
  22. Mummy
  23. Zombies
  24. Creature or Monster
  25. Trick or Treat Bag
  26. Potions Shelf
  27. Old Tree
  28. Witch’s Shoes
  29. Raven
  30. Artist’s Choice
  31. Happy Halloween!

How to Add Fall Décor to Your Home Without Breaking Your Budget

The fall season is here! Are you wondering how to decorate your home without a large expense? Using a little creativity, you can easily add fall décor to your home without breaking your budget.

Inexpensive Fall Decorating Ideas

Dollar stores, discount superstores, or thrift shops are great resources for finding inexpensive items to decorate your home.

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  1. Throw Pillows & Fuzzy Blankets: Place fall-themed throw pillows on your sofa or chair. A comfy fall colored fuzzy blanket is decorative and functional. Pick one with fall colors, maroon, orange, or red.
  2. Candles: Not only do candles make great decorations, but they also smell good too. The scent of apples, burning leaves, pumpkin, or pine brings the fall season indoors.
  3. Crafts: A fall wreath, mason jar décor, or leaf garland with fairy lights are a perfect addition to your fall theme. Pinterest has great ideas for fall crafts on a budget.
  4. Art: Buy inexpensive canvas from the dollar store and create your own art. Use reds, orange, brown, and all the other colors of fall in your artwork.
  5. Flowers: When you are at the farmer’s market, buy a bouquet of fresh flowers to display. Or pick up artificial flowers and a basket from your local dollar store to create a fall-themed center piece. Deep orange sunflowers are a great basic fall flower to start your basket.  
  6. Bring Nature In: Collect pinecones or acorns to place in a dish for display. Even dead flowers or thistles can easily turn into a center piece display. If you want to add color to your finds, use craft paints.
  7. Cinnamon Broom or Pinecones: During the fall season, cinnamon brooms or pinecones are available for purchase. Hanging a broom or displaying pinecones in a jar are a great fall accent. Plus, the cinnamon makes your entire home smell wonderful.
  8. Pumpkins & Gourds: What is fall without pumpkins and gourds? Whether you buy artificial or home grown from your local farmer, pumpkins and gourds are picture-perfect accents to your home.
  9. Dishtowels & Mugs: Fall themed dishtowels and mugs are easy to display in your kitchen. The best part is the low cost of these items.
  10. Porch Displays: Add straw bales, cornstalks, pumpkins, or mums to your front porch. Purchase or make a scarecrow to sit on top of the straw for added fun. When decorating your porch, do not forget your windows. Artificial leaves hanging in the window are a simple concept.

Autumn is a wonderful time of year. Enjoy decorating your home or living space. Even young children can help decorate for fall.

25 Drawing Prompts for Fall

The fall season brings cooler temperatures and rainy days. Drawing is a great rainy-day activity. Markers, crayons, colored pencils, and drawing paper are available at your local dollar store. The inexpensive materials allow you to get creative and stay within budget. Yes, later you can invest in other drawing tools to help enhance your artistic side. If you are looking to keep within the fall theme, check out the following drawing prompts for Autumn.

  1. Self-Portrait in a Fall Scene
  2. Apples
  3. Trees
  4. Leaves
  5. Corn Stalks
  6. Corn Maze
  7. Harvest
  8. Pumpkin Patch
  9. Pumpkin
  10. Gourds
  11. Cornucopia
  12. Scarecrow
  13. Owl
  14. Bonfire
  15. Hay Bale
  16. Hayride
  17. Pinecone
  18. Hot Beverage
  19. Tradition
  20. Weather
  21. Mushrooms
  22. Football
  23. Pie
  24. Family & Friends
  25. Artist’s Choice

Enjoy your fall season! Get creative!

Staycation Ideas for Labor Day Weekend

It’s here the long 3-day holiday weekend. Millions of people will travel this weekend, the unofficial end of summer. Did you decide to stay home for the long Labor Day weekend? Don’t worry; there are still plenty of things to do close to home. Many of these staycation ideas are free or have minimal costs.

Low Cost or No Cost Activities for Labor Day Weekend

  1. Go Hiking: Get outdoors and enjoy nature. Find a new trail to hike. Hiking is a great activity for the entire family.
  2. Beach Day: Pack a lunch and spend an entire day at the beach.
  3. Go to a Local Winery: Many wineries allow taste testing. Gather your friends, enjoy the sights, and sample different wines.
  4. Host a BBQ
  5. Classic Game Night: Dust off your favorite Monopoly or other board game for a fun night of friendly competition. Don’t forget the snacks.
  6. Picnic in the Park: Pack your favorite goodies and head to a local park.
  7. Host a Bonfire Night: Don’t forget the S’mores.
  8.  Host a Themed Movie Night: Order pizza, make popcorn, and play your favorite movies.
  9. Do Crafts: It’s never too early to start holiday crafts.
  10. Read a Book: How long has that book been setting on the shelf? Labor Day weekend is a great time to snuggle under a cozy blanket and read.
  11. Go to a Local Sporting Event: Football and other events are a fun activiy for everyone. Don’t forget to tailgate.
  12. Attend a Local Community Event: Parades, concerts, and other events are generally part of the Labor Day weekend.
  13. Volunteer: MDA and other organizations use the 3-day to collect funds. Volunteer to help locally.
  14. Make a Themed Meal: Create a meal based on your favorite movie. Or use the vegetables from your recent trip to the Farmer’s Market.
  15. Go on a Day Trip: Travel close to home. Visit sites in the next town over. Or go on a long car ride.
  16. Go for Bike Ride: Enjoy the sunshine. Before cold weather sets in, get out and ride your bike.
  17. Visit a Local Restaurant or Business: Is there a new cafe, restaurant, or other local business in town? Go check out the establishment. Who knows you may find a new favorite spot.
  18. Be a Hometown Tourist: Visist all the local sites.
  19. Get Organized: Spend time organizing your living space.
  20. Just Relax: There’s no harm in doing absolutely nothing over the Labor Day weekend. Take long naps or sleep in.

Have fun! Enjoy time with family and friends.

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50 Activities for Your Fall Bucket List

The first official day of Autumn is almost here. Are you ready for new Autumn adventures? Gather your family or friends together and enjoy the season. Do you need ideas to add to your Autumn bucket list? Check out the following for inspiration.

50 Fall Activities to Add to Your Bucket List

  1. Decorate
  2. Go Hiking
  3. Go on a Hayride
  4. Go Apple Picking
  5. Fall Themed Puzzle
  6. Build a Scarecrow
  7. Go to a Corn Maze
  8. Drink a Pumpkin Spice Latte
  9. Go on a nature Scavenger Hunt
  10. Host a Chili Cook Off
  11. Go Geocaching
  12. Go on a Nature Walk
  13. Host a Bonfire Night
  14. Eat S’mores
  15. Eat a Cider Donut
  16. Drink Apple Cider
  17. Visit a Cider Mill
  18. Go to a Fall Sporting Event
  19. Tailgate
  20. Take Fall Family Photos
  21. Host a Fall Photo Shoot with Friends
  22. Play Football
  23. Jump in a Pile of Leaves
  24. Make Cookies with an Autumn Leaf Cookie Cutter
  25. Purchase a Special Fall Themed Mug
  26. Make Pumpkin or Spice Cupcakes
  27. Make a Homemade Apple Pie
  28. Plan an Autumn Picnic
  29. Plant Bulbs for Spring Flowers (Tulips are beautiful in the Spring)
  30. Make Homemade Applesauce
  31. Light an Autumn Candle
  32. Make Fall-themed Crafts to Giveaway
  33. Go to the Farmer’s Market
  34. Make Caramel Apples
  35. Drink a Spicy Tea
  36. Make Pumpkin Bread
  37. Go to Oktoberfest
  38. Read or Write by Candlelight
  39. Movie Night in your Pajamas
  40. Host a Fall Crafting Session with Friends
  41. Roast Chestnuts
  42. Take a Long Drive to View the Fall Foliage
  43. Make a Fall Wreath
  44. Collect Colorful Leaves
  45. Try a New Soup Recipe (Perfect for a chilly day).
  46. Replace Batteries in Smoke Detector
  47. Make a Corn Husk Doll
  48. Bake Apple Chips
  49. Make Granola or Trail Mix (Great for hiking)
  50. Grab Your Favorite Book and Read Outside

Enjoy the Autumn Season!

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