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!
Head on over to 4 Crazy Kings and learn step by step how to make these cute Black Paper Bats. These seem very easy to make for those who are not as crafty as they would like to be. Supplies: Black Paper, Scissors, Circle Template (bowl, cup or plate…), Glue, Decorations for the eyes and mouth. We used googly eyes but you do not have to.
Visit A Girl’s Gotta Knit to learn how to make these super cute Trash Bag Ghosts! These are great since they are made with plastic and will be weather proof! Supplies: Trash Bag, Scissors, Needle and Thread, Black Sharpie, and something to stuff the head of the ghost (newspaper, magazine).
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It’s that time of year…School is either back in session or will be soon for you. I know many are taking their lunch so I thought I would put together a fun little list of printable lunch notes. Enjoy!
Head on over and visit Buttoned Up to score the free printable Lunch Notes. These are too cute!!
It seems like everyone has the cutest Friday Day of School pictures.. I am great on a computer with making items.. but when it comes to writing on a chalk board.. I am horrible.. It looks like my 7 year old son wrote it. Thanks to Skip to My Lou for making these super cute Back to School Photo signs. The you can download the document HERE and print off the grades you need. There are printable signs from grades Kindergarten to Senior year!
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!!
Plant (There are so many fun colorful plants out right now in my area!!) Loving the Gerber Daisy colors!
- Flower Front: The flowers you see here. Cut and glue to flower backs.
- Flower Back: The back of the flowers, needed to make a pocket.
- Blank Flowers: I made an extra set of blank flowers so you can use this teacher appreciation idea for other occasions.
- Make the Flower Gift Card Holders
- Insert Gift Cards
- 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.