Your kiddo spent all day keeping herself under control and following rules, rules, and more rules. Now that she’s at home, it’s time to let loose (creatively, that is)! And here’s some good news—your pint-sized Picasso doesn’t need a full-on art lesson in order to get crafty. Instead, check out 10 of our favorite, super-simple ideas that can turn after-school time into an imaginative adventure in no time. See them all below.

Felt Patterns

Cut shapes out of craft felt in different colors. Your child can press the shapes against a full felt sheet to create patterns. Oh, and this one is reusable too.

How do you keep your artists active after school? No trade secrets allowed! Tell us in the comments section below. 

—Erica Loop