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Stone Paperweight

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book

This paperweight is an easy art project for toddlers to make and give as a Christmas gift to someone special.

This paperweight is easy for toddlers to make and a great Christmas gift for someone special.


  • Large, smooth stone
  • Tempera paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Shellac
  • Glitter (optional)


  1. Go on a walk with your toddler and look for a large, smooth stone.
  2. At home, have your child paint the stone in his favorite colors.
  3. When dry, brush with shellac for a shiny finish. If you like, sprinkle glitter on the shellac before it dries.