It really stops me in my tracks when I think that an entire school year has gone by and my Kira has completed it with flying colors.
Yes, there are projects I want to work on, quilts I want to finish, socks to knit but the last few days have been about my daughter. Celebrating her achievements, thanking her teachers and setting up play dates with new friends. Here’s the recap of today, the last day of her first year of school.
It started with making gifts. Teacher gifts first!
Big, roomy, very useful beach tote bag that I monogrammed myself. Eat your heart out LL Bean! Plus a nice American Express gift card that was generous enough for them to shop at LL Bean if they want to!!!
Stuffed and ready to go!!!
Gifts for her classmates!!
Yes, I found the idea on Pinterest! I swear I wouldn’t know how to get out of bed in the morning it not for that site!
Come on tell me these aren’t adorable!!!!!
But the best gift of the day was made by my husband!!! I’m in awe of his talent with wood!! I just wish he had more time for it!! He’s amazing!!!
The tote bags were from the class! Kira gave each of her teachers an apple…
A 9.5″ x 7.5″x 1″ wooden puzzle piece apple!!! I really have no words for how great these turned out!!!
It was a wonderful accident but we ended up mirroring the apples for each teacher, since one side came out a bit better than the other. I love the effect!
The hardest part was writing the names on. I had one shot to get it right!! Even with shaking hands I got it done!!! No pressure or anything!
And here’s the girl!!! The entire class did a short concert. Stage fright…not in the least! They sang 6 songs and were beyond adorable.
Then it was time for cake!
Lots of pictures and videos were taken to remember the day!
Kira and her best friend Ellie!
Mummy and daddy love you more than you know. Well done love!
1 down and 18 more years to go! We’ll be there every step you take!!