DIY Gallery Wall for Kids

January 23, 2018  |  DIY & Crafts

DIY Gallery Wall for KidsSearching for a fun way to display your child’s schoolwork, drawings, and paintings? Use empty picture frames to create a gallery wall for kids and show off their masterpieces! All you need are $1 picture frames, clothespins, and some glue to put this display together. Use any size frames and as many as you want to create a gallery wall that fits your space. These are great for classrooms or playrooms, plus they can be easily swapped out for new creations at any time. Children will love proudly hanging their creations on display!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Picture Frames
  • Clothespins
  • Hot Glue Gun (Not Sold at Dollar Tree)
  • Hot Glue Sticks
  • Picture Hanging KitGallery Wall for Kids - Supplies

Easy Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Remove the glass and backing from your photo frames.Remove picture frame backing and glass.
  2. Glue a clothespin to the middle of the top of your frame and allow the glue to dry for a few minutes.
  3. Use the supplies in your picture hanging kit to secure the backs of each frame onto your wall, creating a gallery in any arrangement.Hang the art from the clothespins.
  4. Let your kids choose which pictures they love the most and hang them on the clothespins.

Alternative Option:

Looking for additional artwork to display in your frames? How about using old greeting cards! Rather than saving your most treasured cards in a box, hang them on display for you and your guests to see. From time-to-time you can even unclip them to read that special message inside.

Even if you’re not one to save greeting cards, but want something different to display, Dollar Tree has a HUGE selection of Heartline, a Hallmark Company and Expressions, from Hallmark greeting cards. They carry a variety of fun and colorful cards, so you’re sure to find something to match your décor! gallery wall

Have extra clothespins in your craft box? Check out these other cool ways you can repurpose them to make a greeting card displayclothespin wreathfoosball table, and more!

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