Celebrate your special graduate with this adorable CD craft!


  • An old CD
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Medium brush
  • White fun foam sheet
  • Black felt
  • Push pin
  • Hot glue and gun
  • White ribbon
  • White paper
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Wire flower
  • Blush
  • Black marker
  • Black fun foam


  1. Give your CD a fresh, graduation-worthy look by painting it with black acrylic paint. Allow the paint to dry completely.
  2. Cut out a white fun foam circle for the grad’s face, a black square for the hat, and a long strip for the arms out of black felt.
  3. Knot the long felt strip in the middle to form the grad’s arms.
  4. Use a push pin to attach the black felt square to the top of the CD, making sure to press the tabs down flat.
  5. Glue the white foam circle onto the CD, making sure to cover the hole in the center.
  6. Attach the felt arm strip to each side of the CD with hot glue.
  7. Place a dab of glue on the back of the hat and stick it onto the top part of the CD, overlapping the face.
  8. Use a black marker to draw on two black dots for eyes.
  9. Add a touch of whimsy with a white bow glued to the top of the hat.
  10. Cut a square out of white paper and roll it around a pencil to form a scroll.
  11. Tie a bow from string around the scroll to give it a finishing touch.
  12. Glue the scroll into the arms of the grad.
  13. Use some blush to give the grad rosy cheeks with two circles.
  14. Cut a small square from black fun foam and glue it on as a tassel for the graduation hat.
  15. Hang your grad CD on a wall or display it on a shelf to celebrate your special graduate’s achievement!