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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Halloween countdown calendar


I just love countdown calendars, don't you?  Last week, I was holding this old dry erase board calendar in my hands, ready to throw it away when I realized I could use it for a Halloween countdown.  Halloween used to whip my girls into a frenzy.  They would start planning for it in August!  This calendar is a fun way to count down the days til the big night...



I cut squares out of Halloween paper from K and Company.  I cut them the same size as the boxes on the calendar.  Next I added some die cuts from K and Company onto each square.  To make the squares more sturdy, I ran them through the laminator.




Next I added a few 3D embellishments to the pieces..  I glued magnets to the back and it is done!
  



Each day they can add a new square to the calendar...  this would be a cute idea for Christmas too!

4 comments:

  1. Great job! So fun and colorful!

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  2. Really cute! And there are tons of calendars like this on clearance right now since "back to school" is over.

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  3. Cute and I like the Christmas idea!
    See you Saturday!
    Deb

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  4. Too cute for words!!!!! What a wonderful way to look forward to such a fun time of the year!!! Are you going to dress in costume for your preschoolers this year???!

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