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1-2-3 Come Review The 5 Senses With Me.      

This “play-on-words” ( "My _______ is Sense-sational" ) writing prompt craftivity is a nice review of the 5 senses and definitely has the “Awwwww” factor, as children use their 5 senses to describe their mom, dad, or other special person.

mothers day crafts, mothers day cards, mothers day activities, mothers day writitng prompts, keepsake crafts, hand print crafts, fathers day cards, fathers day crafts, fathers day writing prompts, It’s very versatile & something that’s quick, easy & fun for Mother’s Day, or use the blank “fill in” templates for Father’s Day.

These “fill-in-the blank" pattern pages are also perfect if you happen to have a child without a mom, or perhaps a student would like their paper to say “Mum”, “Mommy” or “Ma Ma”.

mothers day crafts, mothers day cards, mothers day activities, mothers day writitng prompts, keepsake crafts, hand print crafts, fathers day cards, fathers day crafts, fathers day writing prompts, I made my samples using real answers from children. I hope they bring a smile to your face. 

A particular favorite of mine is the answer to the question: "What does your mom smell like?" to which Kaiden replied, "Water cuz she smells good after a shower."

I’m sure the ideas your own students will come up with, will be as sweetly hilarious as well.

Since classrooms today are filled with a lot of diversity, I designed 12 girl & 12 boy head patterns, which offer a nice selection for your students to choose from. There's also a blank template if a child wants to draw their own head.

Instead of drawing a portrait of themselves, another option is for children to draw a picture of their mom or dad. 

mothers day crafts, mothers day cards, mothers day activities, mothers day writitng prompts, keepsake crafts, hand print crafts, fathers day cards, fathers day crafts, fathers day writing prompts, Students pick one, then add facial features, color it, and finally label their five senses.

Have students pick a partner, and take turns drawing one hand on a folded sheet of construction paper. This way they only have to cut once to get two hands, which they glue to the cover of their card.

mothers day crafts, mothers day cards, mothers day activities, mothers day writitng prompts, keepsake crafts, hand print crafts, fathers day cards, fathers day crafts, fathers day writing prompts, For the writing prompt portion of the card, there are 4 girl & 4 boy options, plus a generic bear pattern to choose from.

Students complete the sentences, color & sign their card, stapling the cover to the top.

Younger kiddos can simply dictate their answers to the teacher, a room helper, or their older reading buddy. 

end of the year treats for kids, back to school treats, back to school treat bags, end of the year treat bagsToday's featured FREEBIE: "Orange You Glad?" is an end-of-the year treat you can make to give your students on the last day of school. 

If you've got that covered, I've also included a pattern for the beginning of the school year as well.   I hope you find them useful. 

mothers day crafts, mothers day cards, mothers day activities, mothers day writitng prompts, keepsake crafts, hand print crafts, fathers day cards, fathers day crafts, fathers day writing prompts, Well that's it for today. Thanks for stopping by. 

Time to begin my "too long" To Do list... No matter how many things I check off, I seem to always replace them with a dozen more!  Wishing you a delightful day.  

Definition of a Mother: "A person who does the work of 20 people for free."

1-2-3 Come Make a "Berry" Special Card With Me!

Are you looking for a quick and easy "craftivity" card to say thank you to special volunteers, room helpers, secretaries or perhaps a student teacher?

strawberry crafts, activities for the last week of school, activities for the last day of schoo, thank you cards for volunteers, thank you gifts for secretaries, thank you gifts for student teachers, mothers day activities, mothers day crafts, mothers day cards, fathers day cards, fathers day activites, fathers day gifts. I think you'll enjoy this "berry" special strawberry, perfect for the end of they year and summery weather.

Run off the cover and inside of the card on red construction paper.

If you are making more than one card for a number of people, have students sign the master first and then run it off.

Include a group photograph to make it even more special.

Choose a student, perhaps the child of your room helper, and trace their hand on a folded sheet of green construction paper.

Cut once and add the 2 "leaf" sprays to the top of the cover.

So that the card flips up, hinge the two strawberries together with a staple.

If this is a gift, you may want to include it with a basket of strawberries that are in season and rather inexpensive at this time.

strawberry crafts, activities for the last week of school, activities for the last day of schoo, thank you cards for volunteers, thank you gifts for secretaries, thank you gifts for student teachers, mothers day activities, mothers day crafts, mothers day cards, fathers day cards, fathers day activites, recipe for chocolate covered strawberries,fathers day gifts. This card also makes a sweet keepsake card for Mother or Father's Day.  Simply have students write Happy Mother's Day or Happy Father's Day on the back of the cover that flips up.

A fun activity to do with your students, is to melt chocolate in a mini crockpot or microwave and have children make chocolate covered strawberries for mom, dad, or those special volunteers.

Click on the link for an easy recipe. Chocolate covered strawberries.

strawberry crafts, activities for the last week of school, activities for the last day of schoo, thank you cards for volunteers, thank you gifts for secretaries, thank you gifts for student teachers, mothers day activities, mothers day crafts, mothers day cards, fathers day cards, fathers day activites, fathers day gifts. Click on the link to view/download the Volunteer Thank You Card.

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