• Bloesem KIDS Blog
  • Bloesem KIDS Blog
  • Bloesem KIDS Blog
  • Bloesem KIDS Blog
  • Bloesem KIDS Blog
  • Bloesem KIDS Blog

« Project #34 Nature crowns and cuffs | Main | Project #36 Fun Fishing Game »

Project #35 Chalkboard clipboard and photo magnets

Friday, 25 September 2009 by Irene Hoofs

1_locker1

Chalkboard clipboard and bottle neck photo magnets by Courtney Russel from Two Straight Lines

My son Elliot started kindergarten last week and together we came up with a few fun projects to decorate his first locker.

Chalkboard clipboard...by painting a small clipboard with chalkboard paint and adding magnets to the back you create the perfect place for sweet notes, permission slips or photographs.

What you'll need:
*Small clipboard
*Clamp or zip tie
*Chalkboard paint
*Foam brush
*Sandpaper
*Glue or glue gun
*Magnets*Chalk

1_lclipboard

Step one: 
Cover your work surface with newspaper.
Step two:
Secure open the clip on your clipboard with a clamp or zip tie.
Step three:
Paint the clipboard with 3 coats of chalkboard paint.
Step four:
When thoroughly dry, sand the clipboard to distress it lightly.
Step five:
Glue magnets to the back at each corner.
Step six:
Draw all over chalkboard with chalk and wipe off. (this makes it look more like a chalkboard)
Step seven:
Hang in your little ones locker and scrawl a sweet note.

1_magnetsBottle cap photo magnets...make these magnets with your little one and you can keep him company at school.

What you'll need:
*Bottle caps
*Photos
*Flat screwdriver
*Mod Podge
*Paintbrush
*Glue or glue gun
*Magnets
Step one:
Cover your work surface with newspaper.
Step two:
Reduce photos to the size of your bottle caps (roughy 1") and cut out.  Check the size by placing in the bottle caps.
Step three: 
Remove the plastic gasket from the inside of the bottle caps. (a flat screwdriver works well)
Step four:
Apply Mod Podge to the inside of the bottle caps and insert your photos.
Step five:
Cover photo with two layers of Mod Podge, allowing it to dry between layers.
Step six:
When dry, glue magnets on the back of the bottle caps.
Step seven:Hang your smiling faces in your little ones locker.

..Two Straight Lines..

  • SHARE it
  • PIN it
4 Bloesem loves comments

The comments to this entry are closed.

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00e54fbad09988340120a5da839e970c

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Project #35 Chalkboard clipboard and photo magnets: