Preschool is beginning today and my room is complete! I have always loved Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar book, so I made it my theme. Check it out!
I used the playdough (recipe in earlier post)and by using baby jars, made them to look like a caterpillar. I gave them out to my little preschoolers during registration. They loved them, I recycled and it was cheap to make!
For my room, I made an ABC banner with Eric Carle's polka dot fabric and found other solid fabrics to match. You are probably thinking, I want one but I don't sew...I didnt sew it either :) I made cardstock paper triangles and hot glue my fabric around it! Easy, a little time consuming but well worth it! With the help of my wonderful hubby, we made my board! If you go to Ace Hardware store and ask at the register for wooden yardsticks, they had them out for free. I used the yardsticks as trim separating the cork, whiteboard and metal board. I did stain the yardsticks with a light oak stain. I had the cork board and the white board is a melamine board found at Home Depot (4x8 for $13) and a sheet of Galvinized metal (at home depot as well for $9). I used extra yardsticks to make the bookshelves just right of my board (I will show a tutorial in a later post, check back)
What do you think? Let me know!