Learn how to make kids artwork gifts with these wooden coasters! These kids art coasters are REALLY easy to make and are so cute.
I love finding new ways to preserve my children’s artwork. I have done everything from making pins to making over furniture with the drawings that my little girls make.
Well, I came up with another way to display those adorable paintings that you just don’t want to throw away! It’s a great boredom buster when your littles need something to do. Don’t they always?
You can also make these DIY coasters using kids art and give them as gifts for Father’s Day. Kids can not only make the artwork, but they can help craft the coasters as well. Yes, this is an easy kids craft with two parts! Do the drawings one day and complete the coasters the next. Genius, right?
Kids Art Coasters
Here are the materials you will need:
- Kids’ paintings or drawings
- Wood slices
- Mod Podge Kids Washout
- Foam Brush
- Craft Knife
Step One: Use the wood slices as a template and trace around it onto the painting or artwork. Using a craft knife, cut just inside the shape that you traced.
Step Two: Brush on a layer of the Mod Podge.
Step Three: Place your cut artwork on top of the wood slice and smooth out any bubbles. Brush on another layer of the Mod Podge.
Step Four: After the Mod Podge has dried, add 2-3 more layers, allowing each layer to dry before applying another one.
These little coasters couldn’t be cuter and the kids will be so proud of the fact that they helped make them!
Any dad or grandpa would proudly display their coasters in their office at home or work.
If you are looking for a last minute gift idea with kids art, now you know what to do! I think this would be a fun summer craft for kids as well, if they are feeling bored. Have them make the art and then make the coasters! I hope you will try these out.
If you like this easy craft idea for kids, check out this 3 ingredient play dough and candy garland for more fun and easy tutorials I’ve done over on DIY Candy! Also come say hi to me on my blog, Homemade Ginger as well!
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Saturday 28th of May 2016
What a cute idea! I might try using tiles instead of the wood slices. Hmm.