A bead (large enough to push the split pin through)
Sticky back Velcro (hook and loop fastener)
Clear sticky back plastic
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Stick the clock face onto a piece of card. Be sure to leave space
beneath the clock face to attach the sticky Velcro bar.
Cover the clock face with clear sticky back plastic. (or better still
Carefully make a hole through the centre dot.
Stick a strip of the 'soft' side of the sticky back Velcro under the
clock face. This should be long enough to hold all 12 number circles.
( see the diagram clock 1)
Stick small pieces of the 'soft' side of the sticky back Velcro into
the centre of each of the circles around the edge of the clock face.
Stick the number circles onto stiff card and cut them out.
On the back of each number circle stick a small piece of the 'hooky'
side of the sticky back Velcro.
Stick the clock hands onto stiff card and cut out. (there is a choice
of clock hand colours on diagram 3 )
Punch holes in the centre circles of the clock hands
Use a split pin to attach the hands to the clock face, placing a small
bead between the hands and the clock face to raise the clock hands above
the clocks surface.
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Use tape to stick a square of card onto the back of the clock to cover
the split pin arms.
You should now be able to stick all the number circles onto the Velcro
bar ready for your child to move them to the correct positions on the
clock face. Then practice telling the time.