Back to School Classroom Hall Pass Sign

It is a back to school project for a new teacher. 

Hall pass classroom sign DIY

I received a project request today from not just any new teacher but a new teacher that I had in my preschool class when she was four. 

When she asked if I could make her a similar hall pass sign to one she had seen on Pinterest I was more than happy to!

I started out by attaching 2 boards I had in my workshop and staining them with Rust-Oleum wood stain

When the stain dried I attached wooden clothespins with wood glue and held them in place with clamps until the glue dried. 

clothespins clamped to board for drying

I cut vinyl stencils for the lettering using my Silhouette vinyl cutting machine then stenciled the words to the board with white craft paint. 

In retrospect it would have been much easier to stencil first and glue the clothespins on second... duh as they say. 

Hall pass sign with clothespins and stencil

While the paint dried I cut large paint stirrers into 5" hall passes and stained each one. On one side I painted the passes with black chalkboard paint and drilled a hole for jute string. 

Back to school painted chalkboard classroom hall passes

Next I stenciled a necessary hall pass word on each one.

Back to school hall pass DIY

I added two D rings on the back for hanging and this little project is ready for a new teacher's new classroom. 

DIY Classroom hall pass DIY

Classroom hall pass sign DIY

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .