A Bookmark for Back To School Night

 

Tonight was Back to School Night.  I always enjoy this evening getting to know the parents of my Pre-K students and establishing our partnership in learning.  I made bookmarks to give to each of the parents. Parents often ask me what they can do to help their child succeed in school. My #1 answer is always the same…Read to your child!  I hope this will be a little reminder.

Stampin Up Basic Butterfly Bookmark Idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I had fun making these in many different colors! I used Shimmery White cardstock. Each one measures 2 x 5 1/2. You can make 8 from 1 sheet of cardstock.

Stampin Up Basic Butterfly Bookmark Idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

Stampin Up Basic Butterfly Bookmark Idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

They are quick & easy to make using the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Butterfly Basics Stamp Set, Bold Butterfly Framelits, some ribbon, baker’s twine, and Rhinestone Basic Jewels. I stamped the fern twice in Pear Pizzazz ink without reinking. I love this sentiment!

Stampin Up Basic Butterfly Bookmark Idea- Jeanie Stark StampinUp

I love to give books as gifts and enjoy making a handmade bookmark to tuck inside. There is plenty of room on the back to write a personal note. The Tag Topper Punch is the most used punch in my collection…a must have in my opinion.

Do you have a favorite book? Leave a comment and let’s see what everyone likes to read these days!

Have a wonderful evening!

Just Stampin’

Jeanie

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7 thoughts on “A Bookmark for Back To School Night

  1. Great advice and tell them not to stop when the child learns to read. Giving bookmarks is a perfect reminder. Wish I had been stamping before I retired from teaching struggling readers.

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  2. Love love love the bookmarks! What a great idea and the quote is perfect for PreK children and their parents! I was a librarian (and still am at heart) so it’s impossible to pick one book as my favorite–or even one author! I’d tell them each time I did book talks that this was my new favorite book! They’d just laugh at me! Hope open house went well.

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  3. Love your choice of sentiment for the bookmarks; perfect! I have a crop of Daisy Girl Scouts this year that is painful to watch struggle with fundamental reading. You can tell which children have been read to, even a little, and which children have not. Bless you for gently reminding the parents of their crucial role in their children’s educational development. (And the bookmarks are just plain adorable) WELL DONE!

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  4. WOW, what a great little gift for the Parents! The bookmarks are so pretty and thoughtful. They look so great together.
    I was wondering if I missed something . . . or is it my computer. Did you change your posting time? Mine seems to be coming in the evening now. Just wondering.
    Have a great day.
    🙂

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    1. LOL Oh Nancy, you haven’t missed anything except…. I have worked part time teaching PreK for the past 16 years. This year “they” decided PreK needed to be full day…it’s an adjustment for me to say the least! I have been trying to create/post whenever I can (between naps LOL). Many projects go out the door before I can even photograph them! I hope to get back on a normal schedule once I adjust to my new hours. No more “12 -3 All About Me”! I love my little 4 year olds but enjoyed sending them home at 11:30 and having time to do other things I love too.

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      1. OMG . . . that is like working double time. My friend used to do two Pre-K classes, an a.m. and a p.m. class, same work, different kids. To think I didn’t even go to Kindergarten! Well take it easy, naps are good. 🙂

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