Calendar Clip-On Reminders

Calendar Clip-On Reminders craft

Make your own colorful calendar with clip-on reminders! Personalize your schedule with this easy-to-use, unique weekly keeper.

  • 1.

    On Crayola White Color Explosion™ Paper, use a White Color Explosion Marker to draw these pieces: 12 rectangles for months, 31 small squares for the numbers of days, and 7 rectangles for names of days. Write the words and numbers on the cards. se the black marker to outline them or add details. Cut out all of the pieces.

  • 2.

    Cut off 2 inches (12 cm) of the top flap of a file folder to make a pouch to store pieces while they are not being used. Tape the sides closed. Punch two holes in the top corners of the folder. Tie yarn or ribbon in the holes for hanging.

  • 3.

    On more Color Explosion Paper, make a sign for the folder that states "A FUN week in…". Leave space to attach the name of the month. Inside this space, attach a section of self-stick hook and loop fastener tape. Stick matching pieces of this tape on the backs of all the months.

  • 4.

    Tape three long pieces of yarn or ribbon to the back of the folder. Tape the days of the week on the yarn.

  • 5.

    Glue each of the number pieces to a clothespin. Glue these so that the numbers are right side up when they are clipped on the left side of the day.

  • 6.

    Cut extra pieces of Color Explosion Paper. Write the name of an activity that you or your family participates in on each of them. Glue them on clothespins so that they are readable when you clip them on the right side of the day. Air-dry the glue.

  • 7.

    Clip on this week’s numbers to the days. Clip on the activities you have this week. Store your extra pieces in the folder. Next week, just clip on new information. Add more activities as you need them!