It’s always kind of difficult to get used to school starting again after the summer break. A wonderful way to get into school mood is to make this easy Back to School DIY dry erase calendar that will keep you organized throughout the school year. You will need only a very few things to make it happen. Try to choose colors that will appeal to you and decorate at the same time your room.
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Back to School: DIY Weekly Dry Erase Calendar (Video)
- One picture frame with glass with at least seven spots or seven individual picture frames
- Scrapbook paper
- Letter stickers to spell out the names of the days
- Black dry erase marker
- Dry eraser sponge
Watch a video on how to make a weekly dry erase calendar.
You can find the link to the video here.
- Use the measurements of the frames to cut out the scrapbook papers. Cut out as many as you need, using one or more patterns.
- On each piece of scrapbook paper, spell a different day name with the letter stickers. Alternatively, you can just print the names on your printer.
- Place the scrapbook papers into the frames, as if they were photos. Make sure to put them in an order that will be best for organizing your program.
- Your weekly organizer is ready to be placed in an area where it will be most useful and visible.
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This is such an easy and inexpensive way to organize your schedule. Make sure to put a decorated small cup or bin to hold your dry erase marker and sponge in a handy place. You can also make two calendars, the second one to write the next week’s program on, so you have everything under control.
This Back to School project is perfect to make to give as a gift to decorate their dorm room or for every child in the family make sure nothing important will be forgotten. Choose the patterns carefully so it will look pretty and matching with the other room’s décor. Also a spare frame on which everyone could write useful notes or messages can come in handy, especially if you have so busy days that you barely see each other. And don’t forget, even if you no longer need a weekly organizer to write your program on it, you still can use it to plan your weekly menu plan or chores to keep everything in order.
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