Indoor Crafts for Kids


Achievement Award
An achievement award recognizes accomplishment.
An achievement award recognizes accomplishment.
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When you want to recognize someone for a major achievement, surprise them with this achievement award!

What You'll Need:

  • Newspaper
  • Inexpensive 8 x 10-inch picture frame and cardboard liner
  • Discarded music CD
  • Acrylic gold paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Small game pieces or metal charms
  • Clear gel glue
  • White paper
  • Pencil
  • Low-plush velvet fabric remnant
  • Gold glitter marker
  • Rubber cement

Step 1: Spread out the newspaper and lay the CD and the picture frame on it. (You can use the glass of the frame for some other project -- but set the cardboard liner from the picture frame aside for this one.)

Step 2: Paint one side of the CD and the frame gold.

Step 3: When the frame is dry, use clear gel glue to attach the metal trinkets to the outside of the frame.

Step 4: While the trinkets dry, trace around the cardboard liner on white paper. Cut this out, and use it as a pattern to cut out the velvet.

Step 5: Practice writing on velvet scraps with the gold glitter marker. Plan what to write. Be brief! You will write the name of the person receiving the award first, then the kind of award.

Step 6: Brush the backside of the velvet and the front of the cardboard liner with rubber cement. Then put them together and let dry.

Step 7: Use the rubber cement to glue the CD to the top center of the velvet (be sure there is enough room around the edges to put this piece into the frame).

Step 8: Write the award information on the velvet with the marker. Let the words dry, and put it into the frame. Surprise your super-achieving friend!

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