To make the Where's the Counselor? dial I followed the directions for the mood dial in Family Fun Magazine. I used Diecuts With A View 8 by 8 Grade School Stack, school themed patterned scrabook paper, to make my backgrounds. I used Diecuts With A View 8 Inch by 8 Inch Textured Jewels Cardstock Stack, matching scrapbook cardstock for the circles and the dial. For the wording above the dial, I printed out words on computer paper and glued them to the same Diecuts With A View 8 Inch by 8 Inch Textured Jewels Cardstock Stack paper as the circles and the dial. To affix the dial I used a paper fastener.
This project was simple to make. It is a fun and colorful way to let students, teachers, administrators, and other school staff know where I am. I now have my Where's the Counselor? dial hanging outside my door. I used removable foam mounting squares to mount it on the tile wall.
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