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...]

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...]

“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...]

♥ Favorite Teacher Faux Succulent Flower Mason Jar Gift

I am back today with another Teacher Appreciation gift idea..... When I found these green Ball mason jars in the store I grabbed a box because I thought the color was cool. I had a couple of ideas of what I wanted to do with them, how to decorate, put inside, etc. and so happy with the end result.  Not too much decorating the bottle itself but the lid is what I spent my time on for this … [Read more...]

♥ One Smart Cookie ~ Teacher Appreciation Gift with Free Printable!

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4 - 8 and what better way to say thanks than with a fresh baked cookie?  Well, I'm sure teachers of all areas can think of better ways but I thought it would be a fun way to share a bit of sweetness. I created these little tags to share so feel free to download this free printable here. {personal use only} If you search on google or pinterest "smart cookie" … [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...]

End of School Teacher’s Gift (that’s not an apple – LOL!)

Hi everyone!  Our kids get out of school this week and I wanted to share the project I created for Spencer's Kindergarten Teacher to say "thank you".  I know that teachers get lots of "teacher things" and I wanted to make something that wasn't so "school or teacher" related....I hope that makes sense.  Don't get me wrong, I LOVE making school and teacher gifts/crafts but after getting Spencer's … [Read more...]

{Back to School} ~ School Money Labels

In the hustle and bustle of getting the kiddos out the door for school I sooo appreciate the little convenient things that make our my life easier.  With little ones there is always things that we need to send $$ for lunch, field trips, book orders, etc.) I L.O.V.E. these School Money labels that I can print, cut and slap on an envelope or ziploc bag. You can definitely make your own but I found … [Read more...]