Coin Tray

Dad can keep this heart shaped dish on the bedside cabinet for all his loose change

Skill Level


Time to Make

1 hour 30 minutes

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Use a soft pencil to draw several coin shapes in the middle of the dish.
  2. Fill in the circles using gold and silver Deco pens, making sure the two colours don't run into each other.
  3. Make a pattern of small dots around the inside of the dish and around the rim with a red porcelain paint pen.
  4. Cut an 11cm diameter circle of yellow self-adhesive foam and fix to the middle of a 13cm circle of plain blue foam.
  5. Place the dish in the centre and make pencil marks around the edge to show the position.
  6. Spell out a message using foam self-adhesive letters. Fix the dish to the mat with double sided tape.

Top Tip

Stick a real coin to the bottom of the dish to trick you Dad!