first week of school

  • School Supplies Clipart

    Buffalo Plaid Clipart

    If you’ve read my post from Monday, then you know that I am feeling ALL the fall vibes. Working on this clipart set definitely added to that! Nothing says fall quite like buffalo plaid, so buffalo plaid school supplies felt like a natural fit. Now that these cuties are posted in both my TPT and Etsy shops, I’m giving myself full permission to lean into all things autumn – you should too (after you snap up this set of course)!

  • First day of School gift for parents and children

    One of my all-time favorite ideas is a little gift that I put together for my preschoolers on their first day of kindergarten.  It includes two little felt hearts, one for the parent and one for the child to keep with them on the first day, as well as some kleenex and Hershey’s Hugs for a little added comfort. This would also be a great gift to share with your new preschool families on meet the teacher night, or at your open house, so that they can use it on their first day of school.  The tags that go with the set and explain the gift to parents are available…

  • Welcome to our classroom!

    The first week of school is in full swing (read: absolute chaos!). The first couple of weeks are always the hardest, for the children it’s the tears that come with missing parents and learning to share, for the teachers it’s trying to learn every one’s schedule and making sure all the necessary paperwork is completed. Luckily we have been blessed with a wonderful group of kids, many of whom are familiar with us as teachers, and even the new ones seem to fit right in. Of course, they always seem sweet at first, and then they get comfortable – so ask me again in a couple of weeks! Our lesson…