Teacher & Coach Clipboards

Materials

  • Clipboard, 9-1/4"x11-3/4"
  • Thin plywood sheet, 6"x12"
  • Royal Rub-On Transfers: School, Basketball
  • DCWV print paper: The Grade School Stack
  • Karen Foster Design print paper: Courtside, Rebound
  • The Paper Studio print paper: Basketball
  • Offray Ribbon: Measure Up, Primary Stars, Sports Basketball
  • Ribbon: 14" lengths: yellow, blue, green; 28" lengths: red, orange
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint: Warm White
  • Craft glue

Tools

  • Sizzix Machine and Dies: Charms, Funky Squares, Mini Tags, Primitive Stars

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)

Directions

STEP 1

  • For each clipboard, measure and cut 9"x11" paper rectangle from school-print or basketball-print paper. Glue rectangle on clipboard. Measure and cut smaller coordinating-print rectangles from Grade School Stack paper and Rebound or Courtside paper. Glue rectangles on clipboard.

STEP 2

  • For ribbon trim, measure and cut 11" length of measuring tape ribbon or basketball ribbon. Glue ribbon along edge of clipboard.

STEP 3

  • Follow manufacturer's instructions to transfer school and school bus or basketball net rub-ons onto metal clip on clipboards.

STEP 4

  • For decorative tags, use machine and tag or charm dies to cut shapes from plywood sheet. On covered work surface, paint tags and charms Warm White. Let dry.

STEP 5

  • Follow manufacturer's instructions to transfer apple or basketball rub-ons onto center of tags and charms.

STEP 6

  • Measure and cut 14" ribbon lengths. Insert ribbon length through each tag or charm; tie around metal clip on clipboards.
by Debby Forshey-Choma
Teacher & Coach Clipboards
Teacher & Coach Clipboards