Friday, June 19, 2009

Father's Day Frames

Here is the Father's Day present Kindergarten made this year. It went with the Father's Day Saw card I posted earlier here. I found the idea at Kaboose.

These were a big hit and fairly easy.

You need a wood frame. I bought ours at Michael's for $1.50.

You then need to paint it with black acrylic paint. I had the kids paint the back first....then after it had dried I turned it over and they painted the front. For the most part they did awesome... I did do a little quality control just to make sure they had it fully painted.

We stamped on the word DAD with some large 2 inch stamps (Walmart $6.00 for the alphabet) and silver paint. We applied the paint to the stamp with a brush rather than loading from a plate. This ensured we had an even coat with no drips.

I found some assorted washer sets ....500 pieces for $5.00 at Walmart. For 37 kids we used 4 sets. We glued them on with tacky glue.

I then applied one coat of mod podge to the front. Keep the cardboard insert from the packaging and use it for the backing for the picture you place in the frame.

The Grade 3's attended a field trip at Home Depot and made their picture frames for Father's Day. It was terrific!
I hope everyone has a wonderful Father's Day and we will see you next time.


  1. his is too cute and how easy. My hubby is a contractor and this would be super for him.

  2. Its beautiful.!! Would be a great Father's Day gift. I will certainly try to make my own.