TFM Mission Accessories: A5 Foldover Clipboards
Note: These are not available from TFM. But
Something I've used on door-to-door missions for some years is the
TFM A5 clipboard. It's hard to find these in the shops, so I
tended to buy one or two whenever I saw them. Then I discovered some
on eBay and from Tiger Cub Stationery for around £2.00 including postage.
► If you're ordering 2 or more,
such as ten for your team, compare
prices with the importers, Tiger Cub Stationery -
click here. Remember to
check whether prices include postage.
► On eBay, search on "A5
clipboard foldover" or
► Following feedback from another missioner,
order blue or black; he thinks that red looks a bit
too "in your face".
· A5 is small enough to go into your
· It holds the Mission Questionnaires
nicely, and protects them from wind and rain.
· It's easy to write on and handle.
· ALL the teams I have provided these
for really like them, and many missioners bought one from me.
Tip: Look for the kind that has a clear plastic pocket on the
inside cover for completed forms, Contact slips, or tracts such as
Knowing God Personally, in case you don't have a pocket handy.
Quick Tip: Easy access to Summary Sheets with your A5 clipboards
For quick-and-easy use
of the TFM A5 clipboards:
Cut a one-inch diagonal off the bottom right-hand
corner of the Summary sheets.
Keep a couple of these at the back, underneath
the Survey Sheets.
After the interview, a quick push at the corner
with your thumb (where the arrow is) will lift the Survey sheets,
so that you can get straight to the Summary sheet underneath:
Teach your Team Members how to use it!
What about the
larger A4 Clipboards? Do they work?
These are rather unmanageable and, as one missioner
said, "You need three hands to hold it!"
They're also too big to go
into most small backpacks.
Stick with A5 - it's easy to use,
convenient to hold and pack away.
It saves paper too, because you can
use A5 forms.
Philip Tory, Gloucester for
Size about 7" x 10"