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Hollywood and Movies Style Classroom, Part 1

Two years ago, I decided to try a themed classroom and I loved it.  I had so much fun with my nifty-fifties class.  But, it was time for a change.  What should I do?  I considered several options and finally decided on a Hollywood or Movies theme. This first picture is my clock.  I took a trashcan, turned it upside down and traced it on a piece of white poster board for the large circle.  I traced a frisbee for the inside circle.  Then, I just started to free draw the gears.  I found black and silver spray paint, headed outside and gave it a light coat.  The "film" is just brown butcher paper that I added a few lines and dashes to.  I love how I was able to staple it to the wall with dimension. Next, is my... wait stop.... don't laugh... my school doesn't have smart boards.  We have "flannel graph".  Seriously, the red is felt and I have felt cut outs that I can stick to the board.  I wanted black felt but couldn't find any at the local Walmart