Father's Day Plant Poke

Glue your hand print to the top of pencil or dowel and poke into a nice plant for Dad and he will smile all day.

Approximate Time: About 30 minutes



  • tan, peach, or brown craft foam
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • white card stock or construction paper
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks


  1. Trace around your hand on a piece of skin tone colored craft foam.
  2. Cut out and glue down the thumb and three fingers leaving the pointer finger up.
  3. Cut out letters to spell DAD from card stock, construction paper, or white craft foam.
  4. Glue to front of hand.
  5. Cut strips of paper or foam to make a "#" sign and a number "1".
  6. Glue to the finger.
  7. Glue hand to the top of a pencil or dowel stick.
  8. Poke into a plant and give to dad or grandpa!

By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC


June 18, 20090 found this helpful

That is such a great idea. Thanks.

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