Then it was finally time for dismissal but we had the added complication of our Bags of Blessings. A local church donates toiletries and non-perishable food as well as a small toy for each child. Each child had 2 huge grocery bags plus a bottle of Sunny D and a bottle of water. Since they couldn't carry it all the parents had to come to the classroom to pick up each child - so there's me handing out bags, trying to make sure everyone gets what they need, plus make sure that all the kids have their jackets and backpacks and aren't clobbering each other on the heads with them! Talk about frazzled!
Thankfully we get to come in over the break to work in our rooms so after a quick tidy I got to go home without having to worry about taking down all the decorations and such. I promised pictures of my tree and I almost forgot - here's one I snapped as I was walking out the door - couldn't get one of my turkey window display because the sun shines right on it in the afternoon, but trust me, it was cute and the kids loved it!
I know - this is a totally random post isn't it? Seems I've got a bit of everything in this one!
The other day I saw this cute little sock snowman and for the life of me I can't remember which blog it came from - and I forgot to pin it so I can't find it. If it was your blog please let me know so I can give you credit. These were such a hit amongst my coworkers - I made one for every teacher on the primary team and the two Title I coordinators - super quick, easy and inexpensive which is always a plus! Here's a quick tutorial because these would be perfect for last minute gifts!
Large candy bars ( I used 4.4oz Hershey's)
fuzzy socks (got mine 2/$297 at Walmart)
1. Cut the card stock so it wraps around the candy bar with a slight overlap. My pieces were roughly 81/2" x 91/2".
2. Use a glue gun to secure the edges of the paper together - this is why it's important to use cardstock - we don't want the hot glue to melt the chocolate!
Simple gift for less than $4 each - and who doesn't like fuzzy socks and chocolate?!
Okay, drumroll please. The giveaway for the Chuggington Traffic Safety kit is:
Kelly B aka Queen B! Send me an email to email@example.com with your address and I will get your prize mailed to you! Congrats!