Thursday, June 2, 2011

Summer Survival Kit

My wonderful assistant and I made our yearly end-of-the-year gifts for our Pre-k students (Kindergarteners now) and I thought I would share it with you. We compiled a few fun donations from parents, and put together a little beach pail with chips, caprisun, a puppet, a beach ball, a baggie of candy, bubbles, playdoh, school supplies (glue, pencils, crayons, etc), a picture frame (made out of popsicle sticks and foam paper/stickers) with a poem, and most importantly, a copy of the video with pictures from throughout the year. In addition, we altered a notebook for each students, and included ideas of what they can use their notebooks for over the summer in order to get ready for Kindergarten. We call it our "Summer Survival Kit".

Our pails....

The girls notebooks The boy's notebooks

It took a lot of pre-planning and organization, but the kids and parents loved it!


  1. I love the lunch pail idea! Thanks for sharing!

  2. I bet the children loved these awesome gifts. TFS

  3. Wonderful ideas.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  4. I am getting ready to make a few of these buckets for summer birthday presents. I just found your site while hopping around. I am a new follower. Please come and visit when you get a chance.

    Carson's Creations

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