Master List of 99 Summer Drawing Prompts

The first official day of Summer starts tomorrow. When the weather is too warm or rain fills the day, get artistic. Grab your favorite drawing pencil and start sketching. If you are searching for ideas, check out the following master list of 99 summer drawing prompts.

  1. Summer Self-Portrait
  2. Summer Scene with Smiling Sun
  3. Beach Ball
  4. Umbrella
  5. Lake or Pool
  6. Picnic
  7. Sandcastle
  8. Shell
  9. Bicycle
  10. Ice Cream
  11. Flowers
  12. Starfish
  13. Sea Horse
  14. Ship
  15. Ocean Surf
  16. Trees
  17. Insects
  18. Bees
  19. EWlephant
  20. Circus
  21. Clowns
  22. Balloons
  23. Cotton Candy
  24. Celebrate
  25. Hot Air Balloon
  26. Curves
  27. Skateboard
  28. Camping Scene
  29. Tent
  30. Bonfire
  31. Bear
  32. Favorite Place
  33. Friends
  34. Trail
  35. Mountain
  36. Fireworks
  37. Happy
  38. Lines
  39. Design a Summer Mug
  40. Eyes
  41. Barn
  42. Farm
  43. Animals
  44. Bright Colors
  45. Shapes
  46. 3 of a Kind
  47. Patterns
  48. Carnival
  49. Ferris Wheel
  50. Sunglasses
  51. Favorite Book
  52. Hat
  53. Basketball
  54. Food
  55. Pet
  56. Fair or Festival
  57. Past Time
  58. Memories
  59. Out a Window
  60. Upside Down
  61. Distance
  62. Wavy
  63. Lighthouse
  64. Design a T-shirt
  65. Adventure
  66. Transportation
  67. Design a Surfboard
  68. Freedom
  69. Forest
  70. Lantern
  71. Dream
  72. Garden
  73. Music
  74. Love
  75. Numbers
  76. Childhood Revested
  77. Signs
  78. Baseball
  79. Travel
  80. Firefly
  81. Future Plans
  82. Uneven
  83. Rocket
  84. Space/Stars/Planets
  85. UFO
  86. Alien Creature
  87. Earth
  88. Green
  89. Crush
  90. Feather
  91. Plant
  92. Forgotten
  93. Treasure
  94. Pirate Ship
  95. Parrot
  96. Ride
  97. Time
  98. Artist’s Choice
  99. End of Summer

Happy Summer! Happy Drawing!!

50 Family-Friendly Rainy Day Activities

During the summer months, everyone enjoys being outdoors. Unfortunately, the weather may not always cooperate with your outdoor plans.  On rainy days, you may hear those words, “I’m bored.” If you are looking for family-friendly rainy-day activities, check out the following for inspiration.

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  1. Paint rocks (Then, on a warm sunny day, hide the rocks around town).
  2. Make homemade cards.
  3. Bake cookies.
  4. Scavenger hunt or treasure hunt
  5. Draw or paint
  6. Go bowling. Or play pop bottle bowling with younger children at home.
  7. Do science experiments.
  8. Create an indoor sandbox or sand table.
  9. Play board games.
  10. Put together a Lego set.
  11. Create tie-dye t-shirts.
  12. Make play-dough.
  13. Do crafts.
  14. Dance party
  15. Make paper airplanes.
  16. Cook a meal together.
  17. Make a blanket fort.
  18. Tea party
  19. Make Slime
  20. Create paper bag puppets.
  21. Put on a puppet show.
  22. Color in color books
  23. Balloon tennis
  24. Tear up small pieces of paper, then make collages.
  25. Put a puzzle together
  26. Go to the library to find a new book to read.
  27. Paint cardboard boxes to make a town.
  28. Put a model together.
  29. Dress up and go out to eat.
  30. Play multiplayer video games.
  31. Make YouTube or TikTok videos.
  32. Visit a museum.
  33. Indoor hopscotch (use tape)
  34. Visit an aquarium
  35. Visit an art gallery
  36. Make pinecone bird feeders
  37. Do salt paintings
  38. Make yarn collages
  39. Create stained glass tissue paper art
  40. Host a playdate
  41. Create popsicle stick art
  42. Create a sensory bin
  43. Write a story together
  44. Make an indoor obstacle course
  45. Movie marathon
  46. Tape roads on the carpet or floor for car races.
  47. Paint clay pots to plant flowers
  48. Bake cookies to pass out to friends or family.
  49. Volunteer
  50. Play in the rain.

Enjoy your rainy days!

10 Staycation Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Traffic, large crowds, high gas prices, and other factors are just a few of the many reasons to stay home over Memorial Day weekend. Staying home or having a staycation does not necessarily mean a boring weekend. If you are looking for inspiration, check out the following staycation ideas for Memorial Day weekend.

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  1. Go Hiking: Look up hiking trails near your home. If you are not a hiker, start out with the basic trails. The short walks are perfect for families with small children. Enjoy an entire day outdoors, pack a lunch, and take lots of pictures.
  2. Host a Bonfire: Invite friends and family over for a bonfire. Roast hotdogs and S’mores. Enjoy a night out under the stars. Before hosting a bonfire, check for any restrictions in your area.
  3. Go Stargazing: If the night is clear, just look at the stars. Bring a blanket and your favorite snack food. Enjoy a night out under the stars.
  4. Movie Night: Host a themed movie night. Watch Harry Potter, Star Wars, Frozen, Ice Age, or binge-watch a television series. All are perfect for a night at home. Order pizza or make your favorite snacks.
  5. Game Night: Dust off the board games or use your favorite video game to host a game night. For added fun, make ice cream floats, or create a sundae bar.
  6. Go on a Picnic: Pack a lunch and go to your local park for a picnic. A picnic basket full of sandwiches, snacks, and beverages makes a perfect lunch. If you do not know what to bring on a picnic, stop and grab a pizza. To-go pizzas are inexpensive and a great treat.
  7. Do Crafts: Spend an afternoon doing crafts. Paint, draw or create something to hang on your wall. Your local dollar store carries craft supplies to fit a tight budget.
  8. Be a Hometown Tourist: Make a list of local places to go. Try a new restaurant or café. Go to the art gallery or historical museum.
  9. Attend a Community Event: Many communities host free concerts, parades, or other activities for Memorial Day. Go and enjoy the local activities.
  10. Do Nothing: No rule states you must be busy over Memorial Day weekend. Do not make any plans. Relax and enjoy your time with your friends or family.  

Have a safe Memorial Day weekend.

Last-Minute Easter Gift: The Jellybean Prayer Jar

Are you searching for a last-minute Easter gift? Have you ever heard of The Jellybean Prayer? A simple prayer telling the story of Easter.

Sharing The Jellybean Prayer at Easter is easy.

How to Make the Jellybean Prayer Jar: Five Easy Steps

Step 1: Purchase bags of jellybeans from your local supermarket. Jellybeans are an inexpensive Easter candy. If you cannot find any in the Easter aisle, check the candy section. In some supermarkets, jellybeans are available in bulk.

Step 2: Fill jars with jellybeans. Recycled jars work wonderfully for this project.

Step 3: Screw the lid on tightly.

Step 4: Paint the lid or cut a piece of cloth to cover the lid. Then, secure the cloth with a piece of ribbon.

Step 5: Paste The Jellybean Prayer printout to the jar or attach the print with another piece of ribbon.

Now, you are ready to pass out your last-minute Easter gifts. Happy Easter!

25 Ideas for Your Easter Bucket List

Easter is a great holiday to spend time with your family or friends. Are you looking for new activities to incorporate into your holiday this year? If you need inspiration for your Easter bucket list, check out the following activities.

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  1. Go on an Easter Egg Hunt.
  2. Have a family portrait with the Easter Bunny.
  3. Attend Easter Sunrise Services.
  4. Wear an Easter Bonnet. (Consider making a homemade Easter Bonnet)
  5. Read Easter-themed books.
  6. Make handmade Easter cards to pass out to family and friends.
  7. Watch Easter shows. (Here Comes Peter Cottontail & It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown are always classic favorites.)
  8. Do a formal Easter photoshoot.
  9. Do a silly Easter photo shoot. (Use bunny ears and other Easter-themed props.)
  10. Decorate Easter Eggs.
  11. Do Easter crafts. Easter wreaths are a simple craft project.
  12. Eat Jellybeans, an Eater time favorite.
  13. Make a diorama with Bunny or Chick Peeps. (Yes, you can eat them too.)
  14. Host a traditional Easter dinner.
  15. Give out Easter Baskets.
  16. Wear bunny ears.
  17. Learn Easter songs.
  18. Buy an Easter Lily. (Or buy two, one to keep and one to give away.)
  19. Attend an Easter parade or other community events.
  20. Make Easter cookies.
  21. Make Jell-o Eggs.
  22. Decorate for Easter. (Make placemats for dinner.)
  23. Volunteer
  24. Host an Easter brunch or afternoon tea.
  25. Start a new Easter tradition for your family. (Go hiking, walk a nature trail, or pack a picnic lunch and go for a drive.)

Happy Easter!

Drawing Prompts for April

It’s time for new drawing prompts for April. Whether you take your sketchbook outdoors for inspiration or stay indoors on a rainy day, drawing is a great pastime. If you are searching for inspiration, check out the following drawing prompts for April.

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  1. Self-portrait
  2. April Showers
  3. Umbrella
  4. Flowers
  5. Nature scene
  6. Kite
  7. Baby animals
  8. Warm colors
  9. Birds/Nest
  10. Trees
  11. Toys
  12. Shapes
  13. Vertical lines
  14. Horizontal lines
  15. Alike
  16. Different
  17. Happy Easter! Enjoy!
  18. Hats
  19. Faces
  20. Storm
  21. Home
  22. Friends
  23. Family
  24. Mystery
  25. Insects
  26. Balloon
  27. Octopus
  28. Seahorse
  29. Unicorn
  30. Artist’s Choice

31 Drawing Prompts for January

Are you searching for a creative outlet? Drawing is one of the simplest forms of art to begin. Purchase pencils, crayons colored pencils, markers, sketching paper, and other basic supplies at a local dollar store. If you looking for daily inspiration, consider the following 31 drawing prompts for January.

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  1. Happy New Year’s Day!
  2. Self-Portrait
  3. Snowflakes
  4. Snowman
  5. Sledding
  6. Skiing
  7. Ice Skating
  8. Nature Scene
  9. Animal
  10. City Scene
  11. Clouds
  12. Sunset
  13. Family
  14. Friends
  15. Favorite Movie Scene
  16. Favorite Food
  17. Out Your Window
  18. Birds
  19. Path
  20. Tunnel
  21. Mountains
  22. Volcanoes
  23. Trees
  24. Love
  25. Unicorn
  26. Castle
  27. Time
  28. Gnomes
  29. Fairies
  30. Snail
  31. Artist’s Choice

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.

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!

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