Saturday, November 12, 2011

diy flannel board

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our old flannel board was falling apart.  i made it last year using foamboard and felt.  the foamboard flexed and creased.  the felt pieces wouldn't stick to the felt fabric i'd used to cover the board.  we needed a new one...desperately.  i was struggling on how to make one that would endure the LovINg aBuSE ours would get put through. 

then, i found a flannel board tutorial on teach preschool.  in it, deborah used a cAnVAs.  perfect, right?

i waited quite a while to make it.  meaning to grab a new canvas everytime i went to hobby lobby (and forgetting every time, too).  finally, i remembered that i had some old canvases in the garage from when i *thought* i was an artist, so i used that. 

it was pretty easy.  i wrapped it like a present and secured it with a staple gun. 

and this time i used fLaNNeL so our felt pieces stick!

it worked wonderfully for a flannel board stories that i created.  it's a take on the very hungry caterpillar.  check it out, it's called the very hungry pumpkin
what are some of your favorite
flannel board stories?
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