DIY Crayon Sticks

January 2012 278-3

Hi Friends, I hope you're having a great day! Getting ready for the new school year requires moving out the old and in with the new, crayons, that is. We have a lot of crayons that need to be retired to the recycled crayon bin. Here's how we have recycled them into fun DIY Crayon Sticks with … [Read more...]

Staff Appreciation Week Bookmark {Free Printable}

Staff Appreciation Bookmark

Did Staff Appreciation Week sneak up on you? Here's a great solution to something quick and easy that you can print before school. A free printable page of four bookmarks for your child to pass out to their favorite staff members. It will put a smile on the recipient's face for sure - "I love … [Read more...]

My Daily Checkoff List {Free Printable}

My Daily Checkoff List Empower Kids

It's back to school and time to get our mornings & bedtimes organized and running efficiently. Here's a simple list to print and put in a picture frame. This one helps empower two kids with one printable! Have your child use a dry erase marker to cross of each item as completed. Fun for them and … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift {Free Printable}

Teacher Appreciation

I have a beautiful Snowball bush in my backyard that provides beautiful blooms just in time for Staff Appreciation Week {most years} as long as Mother Nature cooperates. Giving flowers isn't anything new but dressing up the flower presentation is really simple and thoughtful with the … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift ~ Paper Clips Dressed Up

Paper Clips - Teacher Appreciation 2

My children's elementary school PTO supports our teachers with Teacher Appreciation Week. I love to recognize our teachers but believe me, they don't always receive something during Teacher Appreciation Week because life gets away from me sometimes. I choose not to feel any guilt. Instead, I just … [Read more...]

Kindergarten Teacher Gift from the Class

Teacher Gift

Volunteering in my son's kindergarten classroom last year allowed me a little insight into a kindergarten teacher's world even if it is only for 50 minutes a week. Thank God it was only 50 minutes a week! Those little people are sweetly exhausting! The time it takes a teacher to manage 25 coats, … [Read more...]

Mini S’more Grill Candle

Mini S'more Grill Candle

For my son’s Boy Scout Blue & Gold Banquet, our committee wanted the boys to have a practical favor that they could use as well as keep on display to remember their Cub Scout days. We came across this Mini S’more Grill. It has a super coolness factor for the young boy crowd; however, for … [Read more...]