Printable Galentines Coloring Page

on January 26, 2017
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I’m finally jumping into this adult coloring trend… I know! I know! None of you were surprised. I get it. That being said, I’m with kiddos so much that I just end up coloring in their books and we call it a day. I’ve also been falling back in love with crayons. Colored pencils are great and all, but crayons can be so versatile… that and its usually what we have around the house so littles don’t accidentally poke their eyes out.

Free printable Galentines coloring page and DIY layered crayons for your Galentines Day event. Parks and rec | Leslie Knope | Galentines Day Party | Activities | Printable | shape Crayons

But I digress… One of my favorite things to have at the coffee table during a get together are fun coloring pages. I feel that they give people something to do while they’re chatting or waiting for others to come. They also really set the mood for a fun creative party. For my Galentines day party this year I created my own printable Galentines Coloring Page with one of my favorite Leslie Knope sayings!

Hoes before bros
Ovaries before brovaries
Uteruses before duderuses
-Leslie Knope

 

This year I got super creative and also made some fun layered ring crayons with some products from Oriental Trading. Guests were encouraged to “put a ring on it” and color to their hearts content!

Free printable Galentines coloring page and DIY layered crayons for your Galentines Day event. Parks and rec | Leslie Knope | Galentines Day Party | Activities | Printable | shape Crayons

Galentines Coloring Page
Time: 10-20 seconds + coloring time
Cost: FREE
Fun level: too much!

Layered Ring Crayons
Time: 30 min + set time
Cost: $5 or less
Fun level: 12

Before we pause this can we all just agree that Leslie and Ann are serious friendship goals? Okay… moving on.

Free printable Galentines coloring page and DIY layered crayons for your Galentines Day event. Parks and rec | Leslie Knope | Galentines Day Party | Activities | Printable | shape Crayons

Layered Ring Crayons

What you’ll need:
Crayons
small paper cups
Toothpicks
Silicone ring mold
Craft knife
cutting board (optional)

Put a ring on it! with some fun DIY layer ring crayons! Free printable Galentines coloring page and DIY layered crayons for your Galentines Day event. Parks and rec | Leslie Knope | Galentines Day Party | Activities | Printable | shape Crayons

Start by setting aside 5 to 6 small paper cups. You’ll use these to sort your crayon colors. I used one for Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Blue, Green and Purple.

Free printable Galentines coloring page and DIY layered crayons for your Galentines Day event. Parks and rec | Leslie Knope | Galentines Day Party | Activities | Printable | shape Crayons

 

Pull out your crayons and divest them of their paper coating. I find the easiest way is to use the craft knife to slice down the side of the paper and simply peel it off. Break each crayon apart and place the pieces in it’s designated color cup.

Free printable Galentines coloring page and DIY layered crayons for your Galentines Day event. Parks and rec | Leslie Knope | Galentines Day Party | Activities | Printable | shape Crayons

Time to melt the crayons!
Oven Directions: Place each color cup directly into a cupcake pan, cup and everything. Heat at 250* for 10-15 minutes. Use the toothpicks to stir the melted crayon in the cup to prevent any lumps. Pull each up out one at a time to add a layer. Crayons set really fast so work fast and place the cup back in the oven to keep it melty.

Let the crayons set for 15 minutes and you’re ready to go!

Free printable Galentines coloring page and DIY layered crayons for your Galentines Day event. Parks and rec | Leslie Knope | Galentines Day Party | Activities | Printable | shape Crayons

Get the printable Galentines coloring page here and have some fun with your gal pals, lady friends… well, you know what I mean! Free Printable Galentines Coloring Page

Free printable Galentines coloring page and DIY layered crayons for your Galentines Day event. Parks and rec | Leslie Knope | Galentines Day Party | Activities | Printable | shape Crayons

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5 Comments

  • Reply Barbara

    this is beyond adorable. i almost want to throw a Galentine’s party just to use your print-out!
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    February 9, 2017 at 6:38 am
  • Reply Lynda Hardy

    What fun molded crayons – and Leslie Knope would TOTALLY color that page. I’d love if you’d share this with Awesome Life Friday. 🙂
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    February 10, 2017 at 4:15 pm
  • Reply Hil

    This is so fun, and as part of Galentine’s that’s really cool. Colouring is such a great stress-relief.

    Thanks for linking up at #bloggerspotlight
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    February 11, 2017 at 7:22 pm
  • Reply Theresa @DearCreatives

    How fun! I love how you colored yours. Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight Party. Pinned & shared.
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    February 14, 2017 at 10:53 am
  • Reply Emily

    Haha! how funny. Thanks for sharing at the Monday Funday Party. – Emily

    February 15, 2017 at 10:48 am
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