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Dollar Tree Craft Projects

Disclosure: I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Dollar Tree and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own.

Brr! We’re stuck indoors on another snowy no-school day. What do to?! As a busy mom, I appreciate FREE resources like the Dollar Tree’s Value Seekers Club for simple projects that fit my budget, fun for both me and the kids. These Decorative Painted Rocks were easy to make, and my girls loved painting one of their favorite animals—penguins!

Penguin Decorative Painted Rocks | Dollar Tree #ValueSeekersClub #spon | MoneywiseMoms

Rather than search outdoors for the perfect smooth rocks, I just visited my local Dollar Tree to pick up a bag of River Rocks. They come in two different tones, so I went with the darker ones to make painting penguins even easier. While you’re at Dollar Tree, you’ll find a great variety of supplies in the craft aisle.

Penguin Painted Rocks Supplies #ValueSeekersClub | MoneywiseMoms

Supplies you’ll need:

  • River Rocks
  • Paint brushes
  • Paint
  • Spray sealer

You’ll find this project at Dollar Tree’s Value Seekers Club, with some very cute seasonal options that would look great in a bowl or vase as a centerpiece. We made penguins instead, since that’s the theme of a playdate we’re hosting later this month. If you’re planning to reuse your rocks each year as seasonal décor, you may want to spray them  with a sealer, especially since they’ll knock against each other.

Penguin Painted Rocks | Dollar Tree #ValueSeekersClub #spon | MoneywiseMoms

Browse this project and more crafts, recipes, décor, and frugal fun ideas that change monthly. The online project sheets can be saved or printed, making it easy to carry to the store as a shopping list.

Penguin Painted Rocks | Dollar Tree #ValueSeekersClub #spon | MoneywiseMoms

Giveaway Time! I’m giving away a $100 Dollar Tree Gift Card to one of my MoneywiseMoms readers.

Just join the FREE Dollar Tree Value Seekers Club and leave a comment below telling which project from the Club you’d like to try first (be sure and use the same email that you used to sign up, so we can verify it).

If you’re reading this in an email subscription, click over to the blog to enter. One entry per person, please. This giveaway ends Wednesday, January 22nd at midnight EST. Good luck!

*UPDATE: This giveaway is closed. The winner will be announced shortly.

See what other bloggers are making with easy project sheets from Dollar Tree’s Value Seekers Club:


Thursday 23rd of January 2014


Sue Hull

Wednesday 22nd of January 2014

I'd like to make the Platter Wall Hangings and the Magnetic Clothes Pin Organizers. There's so many fun crafts to do. Thank you for the chance :)

Olivia D Hamilton

Wednesday 22nd of January 2014

Tie Dyed Cake looks awesome!!

Tabathia B

Wednesday 22nd of January 2014

I like the ribbon ball topiary

tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

Amy W.

Wednesday 22nd of January 2014

Joined and I'd like to make the Tie Dyed Cake.

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