Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Making Your Own Wall Cards

Alphabet and counting wall cards are a common decoration we often see in each others' homes. They are colorful and fun to have up, and are helpful to have around for children to see as they learn their numbers and letters. For those of you who enjoy doing art projects with your children, this may be a fun project to start working on, using simple card stock as the base. You could have them do a wall card every day until you have a whole set of numbers or letters, with a corresponding picture of a subject with a title or quantity. Magic Cabin sells these and theirs are very colorful and inspiring. I may start working on making some for our home, or simply wait until Aidan can draw/color. There was one family I knew back in Ohio who had made a whole alphabet banner for their homeschooling room. Their oldest daughter (age 7 at the time) illustrated each letter with certain objects such as fruits, flowers, animals, etc. and the younger children helped to make the actual letters, which they colored in with crayons.

~Just a fleeting, fun thought! You are all going to get around to these fun art projects before I do if I keep sharing my ideas and muses ...!

~Sia, Vancouver, WA


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