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Project #167

Time: 2-3 Class Periods
Difficulty: Moderate
Cleanup: Soap & Water

Cardboard or Chipboard
Assorted Wood Shapes
Paint Markers
6" Circle Stencil or Compass
Craft Knife

Use paint markers and wood shapes to create your own Pennsylvania Dutch hex sign!


  • Step 1
    With a stencil or compass, draw a 6" circle on a 6x6" piece of chipboard. Cut the circle out with scissors or a craft knife.
  • Step 2
    Color the chipboard circle base with paint marker. Decide on Pennsylvania Dutch design and gather wooden shapes. Color wood pieces with paint marker.
  • Step 3
    Once dry, glue painted wooden shapes to the circle base.
  • Step 4
    Continue coloring and gluing wooden shapes to the base. Cut smaller shapes from larger shapes if necessary.
  • Step 5
    Color and glue the last pieces to finish the design. Allow glue to dry.

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