Student of the Week Pin

Student of the Week Pin

Is your child a hard working student at school? If so, make a pin to show off just how smart he or she is! Create this kids craft using wood and paint.



DecoArt Products Required

  • Americana Acrylics
    • DAO1 - Snow (Titanium) White
    • DAO36 - True Blue
    • DAO10 - Cadmium Yellow (transparent)
    • DA199 - Primary Red
  • Americana Multi-Purpose Sealer
    • DS17 - Multi-Purpose Sealer
  • Unfinished wood 1" x 3/16" star, Lara's Crafts U10161
  • 1/2" flat brush
  • #0 liner brush
  • #3 round brush
  • Foam plate
  • Self-adhesive pin back
  • Unfinished wood 3" x 2" rectangle, Lara's Crafts V20032


Note: Let dry after each step.

  1. Use round brush and Cadmium Yellow to paint star.
  2. Use flat brush and True Blue to paint rectangle.
  3. Use end of brush handle dipped in Primary Red to paint trail of dots from star.
  4. Use liner brush and Snow White to paint "student of the week" on rectangle.
  5. Apply coat of Multi-Purpose Sealer to rectangle.
  6. Attach pin back to center upper back area of rectangle.

Helpful Tip:

A hair dryer on low heat setting can be used to speed drying process of paint.


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