Hello Crafty Friends,
I hope you are all doing well. I have been enjoying my summer very much, but it is going to come to an end soon in a couple weeks. I actually have training the week of August 6th for a new program that I am piloting and then teachers report on August 13th. Students begin August 20th. I knew I could not go back to school without bringing a piece of my summer with me. I decided to share what I enjoy to do the most with my students, parents, and fellow teachers...crafting!
I have worked on Back to School projects for the past two weeks that I will be sharing during the next three days. I hope that you will feel inspired to create a project that you can share in your child's class or make for your students.
When my new students enter the classroom I want them to feel comfortable and at ease. I created this banner to hang above the doorway. (This was the first time I made a banner! I now want to make one for a teacher friend for her class.)
The colors are school colors and are used throughout all the projects. I used a raffia by Celebrate It Christmas that I happened to find in my stash to attach each pennant.
The banner pieces were cut from Birthday Bash (then I ran them through a wave crimper tool), the circles were cut from Elegant Edges at 5 1/2", and the letters were cut from Plantin Schoolbook at 3".
Once the students enter the classroom, they will need to sign in and collect important papers. I will have everything organized at a table along with a centerpiece.
I think the students will like these pinwheels. They were super easy to make (as shown above). The center was covered with a Picot Edge Circle.
Our school is a historic 3 story building, our mascot is an eagle, I am teaching 4th grade this year, and our school name is Eighth Street. I filled the vase with white rock and blue gems (Dollar Tree) and tied a bow with raffia.
If you enjoyed these Back to School projects, here are some others.
I hope you will come back tomorrow to see Part II.