While going through a home goods catalog one day, we spotted a coaster designed to fit over the arm of a chair or a couch. We were intrigued! The concept seemed pretty simple, so we decided to try making one out of inexpensive wood pieces. With a photo and some kid-inspired decoration, this coaster frame craft makes a fantastic (and useful) Father's Day craft. This homemade Father's day gift is best suited for a slightly older child, as it involves a little bit of patience while everything dries.
What you'll need:
How to make your Father's Day Couch Coaster Craft:
- Unfinished wooden picture frame (needs to have glass or plastic piece to cover the picture)
- One and a half inch unfinished wooden balls (packaged as doll heads usually - balls that are flat on one side)
- Wood glue
- Stickers or craft foam for decoration
- Picture of your child
- Paint the picture frame and set aside to dry.
- Paint 4 wooden balls and set aside to dry. This is easiest for kids to do if you tape the balls to a piece of newspaper first so they don't move. It's much less frustrating.
- When the pieces are dry, glue the balls to the underside of the frame. Glue one all in each corner and let dry.
- Put a picture in the frame.
- Turn the craft over and let your child decorate the front of the frame using stickers, markers, sequins, or craft foam.