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Simple Crafts for Kids - Scrap Wood Blocks

Transform simple wooden blocks into colorful children’s toys with vivid Apple Barrel paint colors.

At a Glance:

#6422 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Petunia Purple, 2 oz. - 20226

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Caribbean, 2 oz. - 20247

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz. - 20504

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Yellow, 2 oz. - 20513

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Kelly Green, 2 oz. - 20523

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pumpkin Orange, 2 oz. - 20588

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz. - 21469

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Award Blue, 2 oz. - 21892

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Foam Brush Set of 4 - 44246

Number Needed: 1 $0.89
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instructions

Other Supplies

• Scrap wood pieces from your local hardware store, Sandpaper, ½” Flat brush, Water basin, Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Visit your local hardware shop that cuts wood for customers and ask for any molding and wood scraps.
  2. Sand the blocks until all edges are smooth. Paint each piece two coats of the variety of paints listed. Let dry.
  3. Paint white design accents to each block – stripes, polka dots, scales, stars, etc. Do not worry about being perfect. The hand-painted look is the charm!
  4. Let the blocks dry completely.

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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