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Bulletin Board: The Places We'll Go!
video and follow these simple instructions to create your own "The
Places We'll Go!" bulletin board, or your own variation.
- Measure the space
you will use for the headline, then draw your headline on a chalk board,
using the same size space.
a piece of black (or dark colored) bulletin board or poster paper on
top of the letters you've drawn in chalk.
- Being careful not
to move the paper, rub on the paper to transfer the chalk to the back
of the paper.
- Remove the paper
from the board and turn in chalk-up onto another, lighter, piece of
paper. Be sure you are on a surface that you can use to cut on with
a razor blade.
- Using a brand new,
very sharp (be careful!) blade, cut through both layers of paper, following
the chalk outlines.
- Turn your finished
letters over and slide the lighter paper just slightly off center to
create a dropshadow.
- Staple to the bulletin
board exactly as you originally drew it on the chalk board.
- Remember, this
isn't rocket science! Hang another piece of black paper on the bulletin
board and carefully cut two parallet curves to make a roadway. Staple
- Cut yellow lines
and attach them down the center of the two lanes.
- Hand-letter road
signs and attach them to brown or gray "poles" by holding
them in place and stapling through both pieces of paper. Create many!
You can even arrange these "places" in the order you will
- Attach a small
car and you're done! Create your own or find a lightweight toy. You
could even choose to move your car down the road as you pass each "place"
and finish those lessons!
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