How Many Days Countdown
By Melony Bradley
you see the “helping hand” symbol on a project, it means
you may need adult supervision to do the project. Always use care
when using tools or a heat source. Be careful and safe!
Sweet treats lead
up to the big day letting you countdown in a special way.
Foam Core Board
Washable School Glue Stick
Painters® Opaque Paint Markers in red, green, yellow, blue
x 12” light green cardstock, orange cardstock, bright striped
Shimmer ‘N Shine™
knife and cutting mat
Royal® number stickers
- Cut foam core board
to 12 x 12. Use sander to smooth edges.
- Use glue stick to
glue 12 x 12 green cardstock to foam core. Cut orange cardstock
to 3” x 12” and adhere to top with glue stick.
- Transfer title (with
pattern provided) to remaining orange cardstock and paint
inside letters with paint pens, alternating colors. Cut
words apart with scissors and adhere to foam board with
- Cut remaining orange
cardstock to fifteen 1 ½” squares. Cut patterned
paper to fifteen 2” squares. Layer orange squares
over patterned squares and adhere to foam board with glue
stick. Draw with black marker or adhere number stickers
to squares starting with larger number first.
- Write “till
my birthday?” with blue painters pen. Brush Shimmer
‘N Shine over last day on calendar.
- Glue candies under
each numbered square.
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