Flower Pot Kids Craft with Permanent Markers

Flower Pot Kids Craft Using Permanent Markers - The Newlywed PilgrimageI am always looking for fun and unique crafts that are kid friendly. I’m a proud aunt and my nieces and nephews love getting into my craft supplies. This flower pot kids craft with permanent markers is a project that came to mind in early summer when contemplating new uses for old flower pots that I have lying around the house.

There’s a little prep involved before the kiddos can craft. You’ll want to paint them before they are adorned by little artists. Give each pot at least 4 coats of white acrylic paint over the course of 2 days, allowing each coat to dry for several hours before applying the next coat. The children will surely appreciate a blank, white canvas to work with!


Besides your freshly painted flower pot, you’re going to need a few items including adhesive stencils, mechanical pencils, and permanent markers. I highly suggest using The Write Dudes Infinity Permanent Markers for this project. They are quick drying, fade proof, odorless, and non-toxic. Other permanent markers or Sharpies that I have used in the past don’t offer the fine precision or the vivid color palette that these do.

Flower Pot Kids Craft - Step By Step with Permanent Markers - The Newlywed PilgrimageAs you can see from the step by step photo collage above, kids will create a design using adhesive stencils, trace the stencils with pencil, & then color away. Turned out pretty cute, huh? You’ll probably want to have the younger children color their pots free handed while older kids can have a lot of fun creating their artwork with stencils. It’s also a fantastic idea to let the kiddos pick out a plant for their pot. A little adventure at your local greenery is the perfect family summer activity!

If you’d like to try out these markers, click here for a coupon or you can win a set by entering my giveaway.


The fine folks over at The Write Dudes have graciously agreed to give the gift of permanent color to one of my artsy readers. Simply pin it to win it and take home this 12-pack of Infinity NEON Fine Point Permanent Markers.

The Write Dudes Permanent Markers

To be entered to win the permanent marker set above, all you have to do is follow these three easy steps.

pin to win it1. Hover over the main image at the beginning of this post and click the ‘Pin it’ button.
2. Pin it to one of your Pinterest boards.
3. Click here to follow me on Pinterest.

That’s it! Easy.

I will automatically receive a notification from Pin Alerts once you have pinned the image. Upon notification of your pin, I will tag you & comment directly on your pinned image & let you know that I have received your entry.

The winner will be announced here (on this post) on Monday, July 15 and tagged on the pinned image via Pinterest.

*Update: Congrats to Amy from Just Do It Y’all for winning the giveaway.*


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Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. I received product/compensation in exchange for my opinion. As always, all opinions expressed in this post are my own.



  1. This is the cutest idea!! Thanks for sharing it for Living Creative Thursday. I featured you here: http://www.livinglocurto.com/2013/07/kids-craft-ideas/

  2. What a cute project. My daughter would love doing this! I’d love to have you link these or any of your other projects to this week’s link party. Hope to see you there! http://thelifeofjenniferdawn.blogspot.com/2013/07/a-little-bird-told-me-link-party-50.html

  3. Casey says:

    These would be perfect for Ada’s birthday this year! Thanks, Jenn!

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