I have been seeing these wonderful ruler growth charts on blogs and Pinterest. The first one I saw was here:
Love it! Easy to follow instructions and great pictures! Of course I had to make my own and make it a little bit different. Here is what you need:
A 6 foot 10″x1″ or 8″x1″ board (I used a 10″x1″)
Printed off large numbers in different fonts. (I made them the size of a printable piece of paper in Word.)
Printed off smaller numbers for the ruler part.
Start with sanding down the board and the sides:
Wipe all the dust off and print off your numbers:
Here is a picture of my numbers 1-6, plus the smaller numbers. I only printed the outline of the numbers in order to save ink. Then I measured out where I wanted the board to hang