Here is a fun Mothers Day or Fathers Day gift idea that even a toddler make for mum or dad.

Materials Needed

Various colours of paint

1 painters canvas (available in most dollar stores)

Peel and stick stencil 

Protective covering.



1*) Prepare the canvas prior to the activity by arranging the sticker letters onto the canvas.

2*) Once you are satisfied with the layout remove the letter backing and stick them to the canvas.

3) Have the children finger paint** their design onto the canvas.

4) Allow paint to dry and then carefully remove the adhesive letter to reveal your verse on the painted canvas.


* 1 & 2 could be completed by older children 

** be prepared for a mess