Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson is a beautiful book that children love! Here’s a collection of Harold and the Purple Crayon Activities and Crafts to go along with the story.
Trace shapes with this Harold and the Purple Crayon Prewriting Pack from Totschooling.
Make purple play dough using purple crayons with the directions from the OT Toolbox.
I love this idea from The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood to make your child’s own page or even a book inspired by Harold and the Purple Crayon.
What about using a painting bag and q tip like they did at Sensible Suggestions to recreate the story of Harold and the Purple Crayon?
This DIY Harold and the Purple Crayon puzzle is an awesome idea! It’s a free printable at Royal Baloo.
This is a cool retelling tube of Harold and the Purple Crayon from Librarian vs. Storytime.
An invitation to make a cool collage with different purple materials is a great idea form This and That!
I’m in love with this yarn art inspired by Harold and the Purple Crayon found at Buggy and Buddy.
Get a piece of sandpaper and purple string to experiment with just like they did at I can do that! So can you!
This Harold and the Purple Crayon lacing idea is awesome from I can do that! So can you!
What a cool collage using yarn and glue from Delightful Learning.
Check out this cool video about how crayons are made…
- Experiment with making shades of purple using paint.
- Use a hair dryer to melt purple crayons on a canvas and create an art piece.
- Decorate cupcakes or cookies with purple frosting.
We hope you and your little ones will love these Harold and the Purple Crayon Activities and Crafts!