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Works for Me Wednesday

I am linking up with Kristen over at We are THAT Family to post a little something that works for us. . .our giant chalkboard!We have had this for ages. . .the kids' got it as a Christmas gift 5-6 years ago. My in-laws purchased it at one of those stores that sells overflow from offices, schools, etc. It was green but we have since painted it with black chalkboard paint to go more with the decor in our kitchen. It holds MANY purposes. As you can see right now, we have all the books of the Bible listed on it. . .the circled books are the ones that Frederick as committed to memory. He's SIX. I'm so proud of him. It's a Sunday School challenge and he hopes to have it all memorized by this Sunday. . .I think he can do it. When these aren't up we have Bible verses we are memorizing, daily schedules, weekly menus. . .it changes depending on the needs of our family. On the right side of the board are "specials". . .there are certain treats that the kids get during the week. . .as well as their school library schedule and after-school activities. One glance at the board in the morning can really help make sure every one has everything they need before walking out the door.

Hop over to We are THAT Family WFMW to see other great tips or link up your own!!!


  1. I love your chalkboard... my kids do too!
    I am going to have to find something that works in my house...:)

  2. You could tape off and paint a wall with the chalkboard paint and then just frame it out with some molding.

  3. That is awesome! I love that...I want a big huge board now. :)


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