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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

How to make a sundial clock


Sunny Arizona gets a bad rap in the summertime, but you can wow the kids by showing them how to use the sun to tell time.

This simple sundial clock is made from a paper plate, a pencil and a free printable clock-face template.

  • Paint the back of the plate or leave it plain.
  • Cut out the clock face and glue it on the back of the plate.
  • Use a hammer and nail to punch a hole in the center.
  • Stick a pencil through the hole—then head outdoors!

Be sure to position the sundial with the “12” pointing north to determine the current time.

PagingSupermom, Bettijo Hirschi, Aimee Lowry“Real Crafts” are created for RAK by Bettijo B. Hirschi and Aimée Lowry, the Arizona moms behind the family-living blog

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