Frugal Toys: Free Baby Board Books

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, April 29, 2016 | 0 comments
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Image: Nerd Baby... by Cassey, on Flickr
Make your own - personalized - board books with bristol (poster) board and clear self-stick vinyl contact paper (Mac-Tac).

Cut a strip of bristol (poster) board - 5 1/4" (13.5 cm) x 26"(66 cm).

Fold accordion-style into 5 squares (5 1/4" x 5 1/4") to make 'pages'.

If desired, you can round off the corners on each 'page'.

Gather ten photographs of your family, bright pictures from magazines, or use your imagination!

Baby Photo credit: Nerd Baby, by Cassey, on Flickr
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Trim to fit and paste one picture on each page, using both sides of your book. Cover both sides with clear self-stick vinyl contact paper, and trim off excess. Your baby will love it!

Image: Accordian book 3

You can make several board books out of just one sheet of bristol (poster) board and a roll of Mac-Tac.

Which is good, because these little books are addicting!

You will get lots of ideas of new books to make!

Thanks to Catherine for this Frugal Baby Tip!

Book Photo credit: Accordian book, by brookewill, on Flickr
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Image: Wausau Astrobrights Premium Posterboard 5 Color Assortment, 80 lb, 22 X 28 Inches, Each(22057)Image: Kittrich Clear Contact Paper, 18 inch x 9 feet - This clear, non-glare film adheres to posters, labels, large maps, etc. for long-lasting protection.
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