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DIY Back-to-School Chalkboard Photo Prop


It’s that time of year again. Our little darlings are ready for their first day’s of school. Here is a clever DIY back-to-school craft to celebrate those memories. You can go all in decorating them or just keep things simple.


Here is what you will need to make your very own DIY First Day Chalkboard Photo Prop:


1. A chalkboard (found at pretty much any crafting store)
2. Chalk Markers
3. Stencils (not necessary, but fun)
4. Stickers or other embellishments to decorate the chalkboard

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1. Start by placing the stickers or other embellishments on the chalkboard, so you know how much space you have to write on.
2. Using your chalk markers write or stencil on, First Day Of ____ Grade. (fill in the blank with whatever grade your child is going into).
3. Add any little marks or doodles you feel like adding to the chalkboard.
4. Add the date, so you will always remember.
5. Take a photo with your child holding the Chalkboard Photo Prop.


Once you take the pictures, you can erase the First and put Last and change the date to have it ready for the last day of school.
This is a nice way to be able to see how much your kids have grown during the year.


I hope your children have a very wonderful first day of school!

Dawn Maltin is a Loving wife and devoted stay at home mom to three amazing little boys. Her philosophy is family first and everything else second. She is a self proclaimed craft-a-holic. When she is not knee deep in family adventures you can find her making,baking and crafting just about any and everything. If she does not know how to make something, you can be sure she will learn and master it before too long. She also has a love for fine dining,travel and reading.
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