I am relatively new to running. I actually started regularly running about 1.5 years ago when I felt like I wasn't getting enough exercise. Since then, I have begun participating in several different races. I love all the great themes, and especially a great shirt and medal. The only problem is...what to do with all those race bibs and medals?
I went searching on Pinterest and found this great idea, but I wasn't really willing to spend $30 on one! So, I decided to make my own! It really wasn't too hard.
I went to my local Michaels and picked up two cans of spray paint - one black and one clear coat. Then, I purchased a white paint marker. Next, I went to Target and got some curved hooks for the race bibs and a mounting hook for hanging.. To begin, I spray painted a couple of coats of the black paint, followed by a couple of coats of the clear coat. Once all that had dried, I wrote my name with the white paint marker. Then, I drilled holes and added the hooks for the race bibs and medals. Finally, I added the hook to mount the whole project on the wall. Overall, I am very pleased with how it turned out, and it was much cheaper than $30! Now on to the next challenge...training for my first 10-miler!
Since summer is quickly slipping away, I decided I needed to take a little break from lounging and make some TPT products! I was going with a "Back to School" theme. First I made a "How I Spent My Summer" writing activity. It includes planning sheets to help guide students.
Next, I made a reading interest inventory. I give my students reading interest inventories every year. They are a great way to learn more about your students' reading abilities and preferences at the beginning of the school year.
Well, those are all the projects I have been working on lately! What have you been up to?