Back to School Crafty Ideas for Pre-School and Elementary Classrooms + Teachers

Hi everyone ~ back to school, teacher crafts and classroom crafts have ALWAYS been one of my favorite crafts to make.  I have a good collection of ideas I'd like to share with you.  Just click on the button below to see my ideas I've created over the years.  Pin it on Pinterest to share with your friends and save for future use. Hugs, Tracy … [Read more...]

School Money Labels Download Available

I am all about convenience. I mean I like things to be neat and organized but most of the time fail miserably. How I want them in my head sometimes doesn't agree with the way my family sees things. Can anyone else relate? A few years ago I included some of these school money labels as part of my Back to School series year 2012. To this day this simple task has become one of my favorite things … [Read more...]

It’s “Mice” to Meet You ~ Teacher Card

I love play on word creations for various occasions; puns that use words in place of common words that have a theme or different meaning. While I was scrolling through my cartridges on Cricut Design Space I spotted that little mouse from Create a Critter cartridge. I think he is adorable and the idea of "mice" to meet you popped in my head. I hope you think so too. During a recent trip … [Read more...]

{for my new Teacher} Apple Treat using a Recycled Container

I love recycle crafts especially when I can create them to be as cute as this little apple. Gifts from the heart are so much more special than any old thing I could pick up at the store so one of my favorite things to do is create these types of crafts. I created this project with back to school in mind but the card can be easily changed to Christmas, teacher appreciation or end of school. … [Read more...]

⭐️ Celebrate 1st Day of School Treat Bag Toppers

My kiddos go back to school in a couple of weeks but some areas have already started. Yikes! Where did the summer go? These little bag toppers are super cute to make using  a school bus, some stamps, paper and markers for doodling.  ((love)) Fill a plastic baggie with candy (or other treat) and top with a cute bag topper.  Just staple or use double sided tape. ::Celebrate 1st Day of School … [Read more...]

{Back to School} Let’s Roll into School Teacher Gift with Tag Printable

This is still one of my favorite "Meet the Teacher" night gifts I ever created for one of Spencer's teachers. I really like to personalize my gifts so that they can keep them for years to come.   Each side is decorated in a school themed image.  I love "play on words" so I created the Let's Roll into School tag because I was filling the jar with Tootsie Rolls.  ☺ I found this square … [Read more...]

“Post It Notes” Acrylic Frame Teacher Gift with Video & Printable Instructions

Hello everyone and thanks for stopping by.  :) As we gear up for back to school I wanted to share a sweet little gift you can create for a special teacher, aide, office staff, nurse and more.  I think it super adorable and can be used over and over for years to come.  This style can easily be changed by switching out the embellishments and paper to create a special gift for someone special or … [Read more...]

Apple {Thank You} Card

Hi everyone.... Here is a super simple card I created for a customer who ordered a personalized teachers wreath for her classroom door. I created this card to include in her order to say THANKS for your order and will write a special note of thanks inside. I think it turned out super cute! This would be a great idea to put together to sat thanks to any teacher or school staff.  As we are nearing … [Read more...]

Back to School & Teacher Ideas 2014

Back to School time is upon us. Yikes! Time to get the kiddos ready with school supplies, routines, schedules, pick ups and more. Over the past few years of blogging I've shared many ideas and thought it would be great to link to my actual Back to School category for easy reference. Ideas include..... ✔ Create a homework station ✔ Meet the Teacher gift ideas ✔ treat bags for students ✔ … [Read more...]

{Sweet Apple Tags} Gift Bag Idea

Hello my sweet friends -- I hope you all had a fantastic week-end.  I am really excited to have some of my crafting mojo back.  I guess when we get a little burned out on things we need to take a step back and reexamine things, allowing ourselves some time to recoup.  Thanks for sticking with me. :) Yesterday, I shared this adorable Post It Note Acrylic Frame Teacher's Gift and today I would … [Read more...]