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Christmas Plate for Kids

Have the kids create a Christmas plate for Santa using their handprint and tissue paper.

At a Glance:

#6238 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lipstick Red, 2 oz. - 437

Number Needed: 1
$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 479

Number Needed: 1
$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz. - 480

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Baby Pink, 2 oz. - 633

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Warm Bisque, 2 oz. - 949

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$1.59
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Mod Podge ® Dishwasher Safe Gloss, 8 oz. - CS15059

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$7.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Kraft paper, Paintbrush, Photocopy of handprint, Glass plate, Rubbing alcohol, Lime green tissue paper, Scissors, Foam paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Paint your child's hand for stamping. Don't worry all the paints are non-toxic. Paint the center of the palm Skintone, The fingers and upper-palm and thumb with Titanium White (only paint the thumb print area not the joint area.) Paint the wrist and joint area of the thumb with Lipstick Red. Press onto the paper. Hold firmly and press to make a good impression. Wash your hands!
  2. Using the same paint fill-in any areas where needed. Paint checks on Santa using Baby Pink. Add a nose using Lipstick Red. Paint eyes and a moustache using Titanium White and Pure Black. Allow to dry.
  3. Color copy the painted handprint using a copier at a local shop. Some inkjet printers will work but most will not and the ink will be bleed. For best results using a laser copier. Cut out the handprint.
  4. Clean the glass plate and wipe with rubbing alcohol. Turn the plate upside down. You will be working on the bottom of the plate. Apply Mod Podge (dishwasher safe) to the top of the copied handprint. Place the handprint in the center of the plate. Remember you are working on the flipped over plate. Top-coat with more Dishwasher Safe Mod Podge.
  5. Cut the tissue paper into small squares. Still working on the backside of the plate. Mod Podge 3 layers of the tissue paper squares. Allow for 1 hour dry time in between layers. Top-coat with a final layer of Mod Podge.

PROJECT TIP: Add a year or name to your plate by "painting in reverse" with FolkArt Multi-surface paints before the Mod Podge steps.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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