Dad Rocks Plate
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Dad Rocks Plate

Age Range: 9-12
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Scissors
  • Photo
  • Tissue
  • Photo Plate with Markers

Developmental Skills

  • Fine Motor
  • Cognitive
  • Virtue

Project Instructions

  1. Wipe plate clean with tissue.

  2. Note: The instructions below are for making the plate as shown. If you want, be creative and draw your own designs to go along with the theme of your photograph.

  3. Trim photo to fit within border of circle transfer with approximately 1/8-inch edge all the way around.

  4. Adhere photo to bottom center of plate.

  5. Using black marker, create mountains in center of plate with write in block letters "DAD" at the top and "Rocks" at the bottom.

  6. Shade in parts of mountain with blue marker.

  7. Outline inner and outer edge of plate lip with yellow marker.

  8. Using yellow, blue and black markers, draw lines around edge of plate.

  9. Wait about 1 minute, polish with clean tissue.


To get photo transfer to adhere to plate, cut photo smaller than circle in the center of transfer.

After plate has been colored, HAND WASH ONLY – do not use in dishwasher.

Craft Notes

Adult supervision is required at all times.