Monday, July 1, 2013

Birthday Balloons

Last summer I sat on the sidelines and watched teacher blog after teacher blog post all their fun stuff they were making for their classrooms.  This summer, since I have a blog, I'm going to play along as well! This is my first ever link up with Made It Monday with 4th Grade Frolics.

I thought I'd ease gently into the 'thinking about the classroom' mode and make something easy. I've seen these birthday bouquets with crazy straws all over the place. I thought it would be fun to have these ready to give to my students when it's their birthday. I purchased the crazy straws at Michael's in the $2 bin. The Happy Birthday balloons are a free printable by Teaching in Flip Flops.  You can find the free printable here. I taped the
straws to the back of the balloon using washi tape. I repurposed the black container from my office and I already had the ribbon and the shredded paper stuffing. I'm going to add a little packet of Kool-Aid to the back of the balloon as well.

I'm sure the kids will like this little goodie better than my silly little Happy Birthday certificate and pencil.

7 comments:

  1. These are so cute!!
    ((Hugs))
    Tiffany

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  2. So cute, Kelly. Don't forget November 21st!

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  3. So cute, Kelly. Don't forget November 21st!

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  4. The template you used for the balloons is super cute. Thanks for sharing. This on on my summer to-do list. I'l be attaching my balloons to the giant pixie sticks!

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  5. Those are so cute!! Thank you so much for including the link to the balloons. I am off to print mine now! :)

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  6. Thank you so much for the cute balloons! I agree, much better than the certificates and cards I had been using!

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