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Heart Painted Plates

Updated: Apr 6, 2022

paint and supplies for heart painted plates by kozie clothes


  • Clear Plastic Recyclable Plates (we bought ours at Walmart)

  • Iridescent Glitter Glue

  • Acrylic Paint

  • Assorted Paint Brushes (you can add any type of grip etc. As needed to work on griping skills)-(We used triangle grip brushes)


  • To enhance sequencing, have written/ picture direction for yourchild to follow

  • Flip the clear plate over and make a heart out of theglitter glue. When dry, it will give a good tactile boundaries.

  • Next, place paints on the child’s non-dominant side toencourage crossing midline

  • Feel free to get creative with the child’s position tocomplete this project (kneeling, on tummy, sitting on t-stool/ball etc., orstanding at a slant table, etc.

  • Paint one coat ofpaint in a chosen color with paint brush or finger paint

  • When dry, paint a second coat and repeat if needed

  • Continue with as many plates as desired

  • When all paint is dry, flip them right side up!

  • Wrap up the plates and give as a gift.

  • Plates can be used for a Valentine meal or snack with your family, classroom, or favorite friend

painted heart plate by kozie clothes


  • FUN

  • Tactile

  • Visual Motor

  • Grip Skills

  • Crossing Midline

  • Motor Planning

  • Vestibular/Proprioceptive

  • Sequencing

  • Positive Emotions


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