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Five Chalkboard Fonts for Back-to-School Typefaces

written by: S.A. Coggins•edited by: Daniel P. McGoldrick•updated: 9/15/2010

Here are some featured fonts for teachers and other educators who may be looking for chalkboard type fonts for their scholastic desktop publishing projects. These are perfect for newsletters, handouts, and other similar projects.

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    Chalkboard Fonts for Back-to-School Projects

    Teachers and other educators can use a variety of fonts to give their desktop publishing projects a more scholastic feel. This article highlights five very useful fonts that may be installed in either Windows or Mac operating systems. These chalkboard fonts either appear like chalk written on a board or as actual decorative type fonts that feature an actual chalkboard.

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    Squeaky Chalk Sound

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    This lovely font gives the effect of someone writing on a chalkboard. It comes both in capital and small letters, as well as numbers, punctuation marks, and some extended characters. The font is designed by Anke-Art.

    Download Squeaky Chalk Sound

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    LCR School Daze

    chlkbrd-font-schooldaze Looking for a decorative chalkboard font? The LCR School Daze type can certainly fit the bill as it features a blackboard with an apple and books to give that very academic feel that may be used for projects by teachers. It only comes in all capital letters and numbers. It is designed by LeChefRene.

    Download LCR School Daze

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    Eraser Font

    chlkbd-font-ERASER If you like the chalkboard-look type, then the Eraser Font is a great one that you can download for free. It only comes in all capital letters, as well as numbers, punctuation marks, and a handful of extended characters. But, this can definitely give your projects a good look. You can also download a similar font called Eraser Dust. Both fonts are designed by David Rakowski.

    Download Eraser Font

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    JLR School Slate Font

    chlkbd-font-jlrschoolslate This decorative chalkboard font features a doodle effect. They're great for creating titles and headers on projects that need a child-friendly or scholastic feel. It is designed by GorillaBlu. It comes in all capital letters.

    Download JLR School Slate Font

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    AEZ Chalkboard

    chlkbd-font-chalkboard Here's another decorative chalkboard font featuring a blackboard that is on an angle, as well as a chalk. This font only comes in all capital letters. It is designed by Adult Ramblings.

    Download AEZ Chalkboard