Materials Needed:

  • 2 styrofoam cups
  • 1 paper plate
  • 1 gold pipe cleaner
  • Gold paint
  • Puffy paint or alpha
  • bet stickers
  • Elmers glue
  • Cardstock and crayons to write the card
  • Washable paint to make the footprints (optional)

Additional Materials That Make Crafts Projects Run Smoothly:

  • Cookie Trays
  • Hairdryer for quick drying


  • Glue the bottoms of the cups together and let them dry.
  • Cut the gold pipe cleaner in half and insert into the sides of the top cup to make handles.
  • Use two layers of gold paint to cover both cups.
  • Paint two layers of gold paint on the paper plate.
  • Once the paint dries, glue the paper plate to the cups.
  • Use puffy paint or alphabet stickers to write “World’s Greatest Dad” or “#1 Dad” on the paper plate..
  • Help your child write the poem below on cardstock to present together with the trophy.
  • Let him or her stamp their footprints onto their card (optional).
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