Last year, Daughter #1 had a student teacher for the last half of the year.
I don't know about you, but I feel so bad for student teachers. Being thrown into a whole classroom full of crazy fourth graders could cause anyone to have a nervous breakdown! I didn't understand how kids tick until about my fourth child. I'm an EXPERT now 😉
To continue with my story: The student teacher, Miss E, is a beautiful 21 year old Southern girl with a sweet Southern drawl and a kind heart.
Well, next week Miss E is starting in her brand new job as a third grade teacher about two hours away from me. (Sad face) This past weekend, my two daughters and I took a road trip over to visit her before she starts her teaching career.
I never go anywhere empty handed so I wanted to make her something for her new classroom. Where do I go for inspiration?
PINTEREST, of course!
I saw many neat gifts but I have a tender heart for flowers. I can't grow them, mind you, but I love to look at them and smell them.
This was my favorite.
So I went to AC Moore and bought
* a square vase (the picture vase is round)
* pretty flowers
Then I went to Target to buy a box of unsharpened pencils.
I hot glued the pencils to the sides of the vase.
I wrapped the pencils with four tight rubberbands to make the pencils even more secure. To hide them, I hot glued two different color ribbons with a bow in the front.
The flowers add a little punch of beauty and
Miss E posted a picture of the vase on her new desk!! I was so excited to see it and the picture next to it. Two of my favorite people EVER!!!
Hope y'all are enjoying your Monday. My weekend went by WAY too fast!
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