7 wooden blocks spelling out teacher (the kind of blocks toddlers play
1 mini wooden chalkboard
2-3 miniature books open and closed
scraps of jute twine
5 miniature apples
1 2 1/2 inch tall miniature bear or other animal
6 inches 1/8-inch wide red satin Ribbon
1 2 inch tall straw basket
scraps of lace (for the bear collar)
white, red and assorted acrylic paints
Paint #1 on the chalkboard with White acrylic paint.
Paint the apples Red. When dry, glue a small piece of jute onto each
as a stem.
Paint the books assorted colors, Paint pages white, put a title on the
books if desired.
Glue the blocks
together spelling out teacher.
Glue the lace collar
around the bear.
Tie the ribbon into a
bow, then glue it over the bear's left ear.
Position the bear on
top of the blocks propped next to the chalkboard, then glue it in
Glue Spanish moss in
the basket, then three apples in the moss.
Glue the basket on the
Glue the books and one
apple on the blocks.
Glue the remaining
apple in the bear's hand.
Note: This project can
be adapted for a child, simply change the blocks to
spell student and use mini school supplies instead of apples.