Here is your quick materials list and simple how-to directions:
*large, flat glass gems (beads for an aquarium)
* scrapbook paper
Trace the gem onto the scrapbook paper. Cut on the inside of the circle and then trim to fit the flat side of the gem. Put alphabet sticker on the paper and then put mod-podge onto flat side of gem. Place paper (sticker side down) onto gem and let dry on wax paper.
I made all different types of letters (upper & lowercase) and used different patterns of paper. They turned out really cute! I purchased a craft sorter from Walmart and put the letters into the different holes.
Sorry, the flash made a glare on the beads....
I plan to put the letters onto labels in the bottom of the bins so students can easily return the letters to the right spots.
I plan to put paper and colored pencils with this word work station so the kiddos can write down the words that they build. :)