Painting Peg People

Have you ever considered that the type of toys your children play with helps shape who they respect?

That’s where the inspiration came from for this little tutorial. We wanted our kids to play with a different type of toy. A toy that will teach them lessons about selflessness, courage and determination, and a toy that we can use to discuss current issues in their language.


- Peg People (can be purchased here)

- Medium and Extra small acrylic paint brushes

- Acrylic paint

- For extra help, you can download & print our sketch templates (Doctor PDF, Nurse PDF, Grocer PDF)


We wanted to make painting these Peg People as simple as possible - something that's easy for you to do with the kids! We’ve created a line template PDF for you to refer to while you paint if it helps! No secrets here - just paint the areas marked out in the colors you prefer. Acrylic paint is all you need. We chose to keep the faces wood, but you could also paint the entire Peg as well!

Click here for Doctor PDF

As you do this craft with your loved ones, chat about selfless people you know who inspire us with their acts of service, compassion and care. Talk about what it means to be a real hero.

Click here for Nurse PDF

Looking to give your Peg Person an adorable hairstyle? Grab one of our wood beads and hot glue it to your peg person's head to create the most adorable bun. Our grocer has a cute side bun, but you do it however you like!

Click here for Grocer PDF

We hope you love this easy tutorial!

As always, tag us on Instagram with your peg people hero projects! #createdwithcarasupply

**The products, materials, and supplies sold by Cara & Co. Silicone Craft Supply are intended for use by adults and should never be left unattended with a child.

***Small objects and beads can present choking hazards to young children. Never leave a child unattended with beads or other products. Always dispose of any damaged product. No product is completely indestructible, and fully formed teeth could potentially damage product if chewed aggressively, so responsible attentiveness is needed for any user or purchaser. Customers should always inspect and monitor their products, discontinuing use at the first sight of damage.

****Once our products have been sold and shipped to our customers, Cara & Co Silicone Craft Supply Inc., waives all responsibility and liability from the use of our products. Customers are responsible that their final products made from our supplies meet the appropriate safety requirements for their region. Our buyers understand that by purchasing our products or using suggestions from the above tutorial, the buyer assumes any and all responsibility and liability for the use of the products.

*****Cords, clasps and pacifier clips are not intended to be chewed on and may present choking hazards.

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