Monthly Archives August 2013

Back to School Teacher Gifts

Whew!  Where did the summer go?  It’s back to school time in a few days, and our boys are excited to go back, see their friends, and meet their new teacher.

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I saw the idea of making candy + construction paper into a pencil for a teacher gift on pinterest and thought it was adorable – and not so hard to make!  Hooray!  I added my own twist and made a chalkboard from construction paper for each boy to sign their names.  * I know many schools have already started, but this would still work for the ‘first week of school’ gift!

Here’s what we did:



A roll of Rolos

Hershey kiss

Yellow construction paper  (size: 4.75″ x 3.5″)

Gray paper (or you could also color a white page with a gray marker) (size:  .25″ x 3.5″)

Pink construction paper (size:  .75″ x 3.5″)

Glue stick (or Elmer...

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