With Mother's Day coming up, I wanted to get her something different and special since this is her first year as a teacher. However since Mother's Day is almost at the end of the school year, I'll give it to her early. I'm sure she won't mind!
I bought an 8" plain, terra cotta planter from Walmart. Using other supplies I had on hand, I transformed it into this:
I taped off the brim and spray painted the bottom of the pot with chalkboard paint. The top I painted yellow and wrote the lines and numbers on with a sharpie (Note: an industrial sharpie works better when writing on paint than a regular one) to look like a ruler. I wrote her name on it with chalkboard chalk (Do not use sidewalk chalk on chalkboard paint; it will scratch the paint off).
I can't wait to give this to her!
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