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I went to a friends house the other day and they had these super cute pumpkin decorations around their house!  She told me they made them a the local Library.  I know some might not like using books for this project but you can always find some that are missing pages.. have water damage, etc.   Head on over to Crafting Mom to learn step by step on how to make these Pumpkin Book Decorations!

 

Kiwi Crate

Have you heard of Kiwi Crate?  Right now you can get a free trial of the My Glowworm Friend Project Only $3.95 Shipped. Your crate will include: All the materials to build your very own glowworm, set of fabric markers to decorate your snuggly friend, one-of-a-kind glow in the dark sock, bonus firefly foldout project with set of glow sticks, and16 page explore! magazine filled with puzzles, DIY activities and kid-friendly recipes.  Head on over to Kiwi Crate to get your first project for free just pay shipping of $3.95.

NOTE: Your free trial project will ship within two business days. You will have 14 days after your trial project ships to cancel your subscription. If you choose to not cancel, you will be charged $19.95/month and receive 2-3 new projects per month with your Kiwi Crate monthly subscription. You may cancel at any time by calling (866) 639-6502.

 

I found another great teacher gift idea on Gift Card Girlfriend which was adapted from Family Fun. Gift Card Plant Teacher Gift. This one would be great if you know a few mom’s in the class. You could go in together and get a few fun gift cards for the teacher!!

Gift Card Plant Teacher Gift

Need:

Plant (There are so many fun colorful plants out right now in my area!!) Loving the Gerber Daisy colors!

Gift Cards

Flower Templates

Bamboo Skewer

 

Directions:

  1. Make the Flower Gift Card Holders
  2. Insert Gift Cards
  3. Insert into plant

Ideas to write on the flowers:

  • “Thanks for all your hard work” – gift card to Home Depot, Staples, etc.
  • “You’re so much fun” – gift card to the movies or video store.
  • “You’re our favorite” – gift card to her favorite place, free choice card!
  • “Thanks for keeping your cool” – gift card to the ice cream store.

Continue reading » Teacher Gift Ideas #8-17

 

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With Frozen being such a huge hit with a lot of kiddos, Spoonful has shared a cute craft every little girl will want to make!  Head on over HERE to learn how to make Elsa’s Snowflake Hair Barrettes.

What you’ll need

  • White glittered felt
  • Purple felt
  • Light blue felt
  • Small blue and purple rhinestones
  • Bobby pins large and small or barrettes of your choice
  • Hot glue or craft glue (hot glue should be used by adults only)
  • Scissors

Make sure to visit Spoonful to get the snowflake template and step by step directions.

 

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Head on over to Spoonfull where you can grab two great free printable Dad Coupon Booklets which are great for Father’s Day (Sunday, June 15th).  These look too cute and would be a great gift from your kiddos!

Daddyland Coupon Book (Pictured above) is the first one you can download HERE.  This one is an PDF and is 3 pages to print.

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The second freebie from Spoonfull is the Disney Father’s Day DadsPass!  These too would make for a great gift for Dad!  This is a PDF that is only one page.

 

As many of you know Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 17th.  My son always loves to make Daddy cards as well as the other men in our life too (Grandpa, Great Grandpa and more).  I will be enjoying the day with my husband and son (Which I think they will ditch me for golf but that is ok)!  I do miss my dad thought!  It has been 14 years since he passed away.

Father’s Day Golf Cup Cakes!  These are so cute and both my son and husband would love them… To bad I do not have time to make them!

Dad, You’re Worth Every Penny! Card.  This looks like a fun easy project for your kiddo’s to do!

Father’s Day Coupon Booklet. This one you can customize with your own coupons!

Father’s Day Fridge Magnet.  This one will need a bit more to make.

Trinket Box/tray.  The site for this one has several other cute ideas as well!

A pad for dad.  Cute little note book your child can make for dad.  You could even turn this into a card.

 

I am loving this great idea for a Mother’s Day gift!  Mason Jar Planter Box from Shanty 2 Chic.

Supplies:

(1) 1×4 Furring Strip

(3) Mason Jars

(2) Door Pulls

Total Cost should be under $8.00

Directions:

Visit Shanty 2 chic for step by step directions with pictures.

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