Mother's Day Crafts

Clean Hands Dish

A Clean Hands Dish is a great reminder for everyone to wash their hands, making it a perfect gift for this Mother's Day.

What You'll Need:

Air drying clay

Rolling pin




Acrylic paint



Roll the clay to about 1/4 inch thick. Lay your hand on top of the clay with your fingers together.

Use a pencil to trace the outline of your hand onto the clay. Use a knife to cut the clay hand out. Smooth the edges with your fingers.

Draw a design, maybe a heart or star, in the palm of the hand. Poke 6 small drainage holes through the center of the palm with a toothpick.

Make sure the holes go all the way through.

Bend the edges of the hand and fingers up into the shape of a dish. Prop up the edges so that they won't sag as it dries.

Paint the dish with 2 coats of acrylic paint. Let dry between coats. Waterproof the dish with a sealer.

A bouquet of flowers is another wonderful gift. Check out Roll-Up Roses to find out how you can make a bouquet that will never wilt.

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