We recently started homeschool and I thought it would be fun to have some reading pointers around the house. I made all of the pointers simply by gluing stuff in my craft box to the end of sticks.
My favorite pointers by far are this king and queen. They took a bit longer to make than the first few reading pointers, but it was worth it. The kids use the pointers for reading, but the king and queen have turned into puppets more so than pointers.