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« on: July 01, 2013 04:10:43 AM »

Hello everyone,

I have never done crafting at home. This is my first attempt so apologies if the questions sound little dumb.

I have a 5 year old with special needs. I am trying to teach him clock but it is not working well so far. While searching on the web, I came across http://www.especialneeds.com/aba-and-autism-clocks-and-teaching-time-teaching-hands-clock.html. It is a fabulous concept and would love to buy it but item price+shipping cost is little too much for my taste.

I have Christmas Tree Shops and Michaels close to me, so thought would get the material needed and will make similar LARGE clock. I was wondering if anybody knows, where do I buy those rather long clock hands with bubbles? If they are not available, where can I buy long clock hands and what can I use to make these bubbles, something really lightweight and can be glued together with crazy glue.

I will be using (Spray) paint to make one color clock and I would like arm and the numbers to glow in the night (so that I can hang this clock in his room). Any suggestions in those regards are welcome.

Thanks a million in advance.
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2013 10:17:18 PM »

Plastic canvas!!! OMG!!! you could glue pretty paper to plastic canvas that you cut to shape.  As for glowing, cover it in some glow paint. Its sooo easy to redo a clock. I hope it works out beautifully! Post a pic when your done

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