I wanted to let the kids design their own sign for their rooms. I wanted to do their first initial, so when I was at Hobby Lobby the other day, I picked up some 13" wooden letters. I think they were around $2 per letter once I used my 40% off code (NEVER pay full price for anything at Hobby Lobby).
Since I wished I had put a basecoat on the letters I used in this project, I had ADD Daddy slap on a coat of white paint that we had leftover from painting our baseboards earlier this year.
Then I set the kids up with some washable paint (I think I got a set of 10 colors from RoseArt at Hobby Lobby for $2.50 with the 40% code) and let them make their masterpieces however they wanted. The Cool Cucumber mainly used his fingers and Q-tips. He LOVED it!
|The Master at work|
|Stopping for a snack...|
|Time for a bath!|
The Quiet Contemplator was big enough for a real paintbrush so she set to work on her masterpiece. She really loved this project.
|Making her creation.|
|Adding a |
And then the masterpieces were complete and ready for hanging. My plan for this project was always to use them as signs to hang outside of their doors. Here they are all hung up and ready to
|The Cool Cucumber's|
|The Quiet Contemplator's|
Anywho, thought I would share since it is a project kids of all age love and feel pride in once displayed. AND it costs less than $5! Enjoy and send pics if your family makes any of their own masterpieces!