Posted by: ad65shorty | May 10, 2012

Mother’s Day Idea: Picture Frame

This week I will be sharing some cute Mother’s Day ideas your kids could make. Enjoy!

Picture of Mom and Son–painted by 2-year-old

Have your child decorate a picture frame!! You can buy blank wooden ones for a couple of dollars at the craft store. Then have your children paint them with craft paint (be sure to take the glass out before painting, and I actually remove the backing, too). In addition, either put a picture of your child and the mom/grandma, or have them draw a picture of the same. So cute! And as always, be sure to write your child’s name and the date on the back.

Grandma and Grandson–painted by 6-year-old

Here’s another version (we actually did this for our moms when I taught preschool). I white-washed the frames first (painted a very light white coat). Then, the kids splatter painted all over them (good to do outside). They looked like confetti! They then drew a picture of them and their mom to put inside. They looked adorable, and the moms absolutely loved them!

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