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end of the school year gifts

Hello!  I have one last teacher gift to share and also an idea I came up with for my youngest one's classmates.

Here's a little jar I decorated with one of those plastic domes.  I ordered a whole bunch of these domes from Amazon cause I guess they are kind of seasonal at our local crafty store and they didn't have them in stock.  I used PTI's school themed petite places stamp set and matching dies.  I think this little school house is so cute.  Then I added a personalized stamped aluminum circle.  Inside the jar is a gift card and I'm so glad I saved the yellow Easter grass my kiddies had in their treats.

Here is a close up of the school house.

This is what I put together for my youngest one's classmates.  I wanted to use a sentiment with a-maze-ing.  First I thought I could buy those little toy mazes but after looking around online for a while, I found this neat site that generates mazes of all sizes.  Check it out HERE.  Then my idea came together pretty quickly.  I printed out 4 different mazes and made enough copies for the whole class.  I cut them down to size and stapled each set of 4 mazes onto cardstock that I had printed the sentiment out on. 

Then while cleaning out more of my crafty stuff, I found all these mini pens I'd been hoarding!  Suffice it to say, I had enough to give one to each kid.  Hehe.  I think this was a pretty economical treat for the class.  Hopefully the kids will have fun figuring out these mazes.

Oh, and I totally thought I had lost 2 stamps from the school house stamp set today.  Mostly because I had left my stamps out instead of cleaning and putting them away.  I was sidetracked with sewing and then my crafty table looked like a mess.  Finally cleaned it up today and I couldn't find 2 of the stamps but found them tonight stuck onto one of my dies that I had already put away.  Thank goodness!  I was getting a bit sad.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Comments

Catherine said…
WOW ! These are stunning Eva ! You are so creative... Love what you've made... The little school house is dead cute... Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine
Rachel Parys said…
I hate it when I hide crap from myself!!! LMBO! These are fantastic end of year gifts!! You always do such a nice job! The teachers are probably lined up to see what you have!
Denice said…
LOVE these gifties, especially the school house mason jar g/c holder....just too cute! I bet all the kiddos in your son's class are going to love getting the maze and pen set because they are amazingly cute and fun!
WOW! Another amazing project Eva. What a fabulous idea. Your son's classmates will be in awe. Countdown till summer.
Cheryl said…
Super cute mini model school house and landscape! Great gift! Cute maze gifts too! The pens are so cute! Wow, you actually find cute stuff around your house, I seem to find a lot of kid junk...
Lynn said…
That domed cup is fabulous! What a creative idea. Your kids are really lucky to have a mom like you.
Leanne said…
Oh, these are all so very cool!! I bet the teachers always appreciate them. You must be the most popular mom!! Great idea for the kiddos too.
Keeps them busy no doubt!

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