Henry's Corner: Creative Gifts

By: Henry
By: Henry
picture tile and elf on a stick

A Christmas Picture Tile (left) and a Christmas Elf are fun gifts you and your child can make together. (Henry's Corner)

1) Christmas 2010 Picture Tile

You'll need:

  • 5x5" tile from hardware store, any light color
  • Mod Podge (a glue-like liquid available at craft stores)
  • paint brush
  • Sharpie
  • 4x6 photo (you can cut it into a cute shape)

Instructions:

  • Paint a coat of Mod Podge across the tile, all in one direction.
  • Place the photo in the center of the tile.
  • Paint another coat of Mod Podge over the tile and picture.
  • Wait for the Mod Podge to dry, then paint a final coat.
  • After the tile is dry (about 15 minutes), use the Sharpie to write a message such as "Merry Christmas" and the year.

You can display the tile using a plate stand.

Cost:

  • Tile: ~$0.88
  • Mod Podge: $6.00

2) Christmas Elf

You'll need:

  • Photo of child
  • Red construction paper
  • Green construction paper
  • Popsicle stick
  • Glitter
  • Glue

Instructions:

  • Cut out the child's head from the photo.
  • Cut out the shape of an elf hat from one color of construction paper.
  • Cut out the shape of an elf shirt from the other color of construction paper.
  • Glue the photo onto the top of the popsicle stick.
  • Glue the hat and shirt onto the photo so it appears the child is wearing them.
  • Line the hat and shirt with glue and sprinkle glitter on top.

Cost: ~$3.00


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  • by Chasity Location: Swainsboro on Apr 29, 2011 at 07:27 PM
    We enjoy waking up to Henry on Friday Mornings. He is so precious. Keep up the good work Henry !
  • by Morgan & Marie Thompson Location: Aiken on Jan 11, 2011 at 04:00 PM
    Great ideas for christmas gifts!! Henry, morgan (age 5)would like for you to give her some ideas for valentine day gifts... We love Waking up on Friday's to watch and hear you.. Keep up the GREAT work!!
  • by Patrick Location: Grovetown on Jan 7, 2011 at 07:49 PM
    I really enjoy watching and listening to Henry, and he is too handsome and smart.
  • by Juanita Location: Beech Island on Jan 7, 2011 at 06:14 PM
    Hey...I enjoy watching Henry every Friday morning....keep him...he has neat ideas.
  • by Tonya Location: Augusta on Dec 23, 2010 at 11:54 AM
    Great ideas from such a young inspired young man. God Bless & Keep You! See you at City Christian of Praise Sunday!
  • by Monica Tolson Location: Waldorf, MD on Dec 22, 2010 at 05:22 PM
    Wonderful gift for grandma! This is a craft my kids would love to try. Very Crafty! Thank you.
  • by vwalters Location: washington DC on Dec 22, 2010 at 07:57 AM
    Thanks. Great Ideas to share with my nephews. :)
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