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Buc-ee’s Coloring Fun

A Texas road trip isn’t complete without a stop at Buc ee’s, a place that adds some additional fun to your adventures across the loan star state.

Inspired by my love of this brand, I created the below coloring sheets where your favorite beaver is on the road trip of a lifetime. Travel along as Buc-ee explores the state of Texas.

Click the images below to download and enjoy!

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Doodles Canine Coloring Fun








Doodles Canine Coloring Fun, winner of Tilly Wig Toy’s Brain Child Award is finally here. This fun filled book is our best one yet and was also featured in Modern Dog! To download free sample coloring sheets, click the above images. To purchase now, click here.


If you are a retailer or wholesaler and are interested in carrying our Canine Coloring Fun book, please contact Independent Publishers Group at (800) 888-4741 or email us for more information. 

Doodles Canine Coloring Fun is a great way to learn about man’s best friends. Kids will explore the characteristics that define dogs and popular breeds including the Dachshund, Border Collie, Chow Chow, Basset Hound, Boston Terrier, Dalmatian, Labrador Retriever, Poodle, Welsh Corgi and many more! Featuring 34 full-size illustrations accompanied by unique facts and interactive games and activities, such as a crossword puzzle, a word search, a maze and writing prompts, Doodles Canine Coloring Fun offers hours of coloring fun and learning.



Doodles Ave New Arrivals


In 2014, several parents reached out to me and openly shared their children’s learning experiences. Because of those stories and, I created these 6 new titles. It is my intent to uplift, encourage, and brighten children’s learning experiences.

Click here to see previews or the purchase these books

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Vintage Toys: Cup and Ball Game

Cup and Ball is a historical toy. 

The cup-and-ball has its origins in Mexico in the sixteenth century. The game was loved by King Henry III of France. This frivolous monarch was often seen playing in public. After his death, the game went out of fashion. For 100 years the game was only remembered by a small number of enthusiasts such as the Marquis de Biévre.

The game had its golden age during the reign of Louis XV — among the upper classes people owned baleros made of ivory. Actors also sometimes appeared with them in scenes. The game was very popular in the 18th and 19th centuries.

 (or ball in a cup) is a traditional children’s toy, consisting of a wooden cup with a handle, and a ball which is attached to a string, which is attached to the cup. It is popular in Spanish-speaking countries, where it is called “boliche“. The name varies across many countries — in Argentina, Ecuador, Colombia, and Mexico it is called “balero”; in Spain it is “boliche”; in Brazil it is called “bilboquê”; in Chile it is “boliche” or “emboque”; in Colombia it is called “coca” or “ticayo”; and in Venezuela the game is called “perinola”. A variant game, Kendama, known in English as Ring and Pin, is popular in Japan.

Click here to download my Cup and Ball Game Coloring Sheet.

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Animal Coloring Sheet Series-Lemur #parenting #kidlit #coloirngfun

Another animal that I saw at the zoo was a lemur. It’s a little scary looking, but has the best personality.

Below are some interesting facts about lemurs:

1. Lemurs are the most endangered primates.

2. Lemurs can live in both the trees and on the ground

3. Lemurs survive only on the island of Madagascar off the southeast coast of Africa
in the Indian Ocean (shown in green), and on the neighboring Comoros islands.

4. Lemurs are primates.

5. There are 88 species of lemurs.

Click here to download my Lemur Coloring Sheet.

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Animal Coloring Sheet Series-Elephant #kidlit #coloringfun

One of my all time favorite animals at the zoo is the elephant. I think reading the book Dumbo as a kid had something to do with this. Elephants are always so fun
to watch. Below are several interesting facts about the flamingo:

1. Elephants typically reach puberty at thirteen or fourteen years
of age
2. They have offspring up until they are around fifty years old
3. They may live seventy years or possibly more
4. The interval between births is between two and a half to four years
5. An elephant´s trunk, a union of the nose and upper lip, is a highly sensitive organ with over 100,000 muscle units.

Hope you enjoyed my interesting animal facts for the day.
Click here to download my Elephant Coloring Sheet.


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Animal Coloring Sheet Series-Flamingo

While visiting the zoo, I found myself fascinated by the flamingo exhibit. Their color and their interaction with one another caught my attention immediately.

Below are several interesting facts about the flamingo:

1. Their family is called Phoenicopteridae.

2. They are about four feet (1.2 meters) tall and have a wingspan of up to five feet (1.4 meters) and weigh between three and nine pounds (1.4 to 4 kg). They live 20 to 30 years and sometimes up to 50 years long.

3. There are six different types of flamingos that range from Africa to Europe to Asia to South America and the Caribbean. They live in shallow lakes, lagoons, swamps, and areas where the ocean mixes with fresh water.

4. Flamingos eat algae and insects and shrimp and mollusks (shellfish like clams and snails).

5. Other birds will sometimes eat their eggs or chicks. Cheetahs, jackals lions and leopards will hunt the lesser flamingo
in Africa.

Hope you enjoyed my interesting animal facts for the day.
Click here to download my Flamingo Coloring Sheet.


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T is for Turtle

Click here to download my Turtle Coloring Sheet.

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P is Penguin…

Penguins are birds with black and white feathers and a funny waddle. But unlike most birds, penguins are not able to fly — in the air that is.  Penguins spend as much as 75% of their time underwater, searching for food in the ocean.  When they are in the water, they dive and flap their wings.  It looks just like they are flying!

Penguins are shaped like a torpedo.  Their body is built for the most efficient swimming with their average speed in the water being about 15 miles per hour. Scientific Information:  Penguins make up the scientific order Sphenisciformes and the family Spheniscidae.*

Downloaded the “Coolest” Doodles Coloring Sheet yet!
Click here to download the Penguin Coloring Sheet


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A Baby Pygmy Hippopotamus-Coloring Sheet

Yesterday while browsing the Huffington Post, I ran across the cutest baby hippo ever! It inspired me to doodle. 🙂

Click here to download my Baby Hippo Coloring Sheet.

* Original picture from: (KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)