Alrighty, then!! I promised to share about our Back to School Dinner tradition – so here goes, hold onto your seats, cuz it is a long post with details and pics of all 8 favors I created for them with a piece of advice on each one!!
I thought I would show you first the table and the way I set it up and what I used! Here is the first pic of the table –
And here is another pic with details about the cups and placemats – I made the placecards using scraps of penmanship designer paper and adding a crayon sticker that matched the cup color!!
The menu for this evening was build your own french bread pizzas – a particular favorite around here!! Then I also made a fruit salad to serve with it. That is what the clear, plastic cups are for there in the center of the table!
So, let’s talk about the bags at the end of the table – they are just plain white bakers bags each with a library pocket from my banner clipped to the front of them! Each card within the pockets has a piece of advice that starts with that letter. The first pocket is hooked onto two bags and there are 2 cards of advice – Back and 2. Then it goes S,C,H,O,O,L!! Here is a close up picture of the bags –
After our yummy dinner had been consumed by all of us – I proceeded to give the kiddos advice by pulling a card out and reading them the advice and then opening the bag and giving them the favor that went with that item!! Lots of my advice is “corny” to match the items I gave them – you’ll see what I mean!!
So card # 1 was Back – here is the favor and advice on the tag
Card # 2 was the number 2
Card # 3 – the Letter S
Card # 4 – the Letter C
Card # 5 – the Letter H
Card # 6 – Letter O
Card # 7 – Letter O
Card # 8 – Letter L
I had so much fun making this fun dinner and favors for my kiddos – They are awesome and I wanted to give them some advice about succeeding in the school year but I did not want it to be a lecture so this is what I came up with!! They love this tradition and always look forward to seeing what kind of favors I will come up with!! Thanks for stopping by – I hope you enjoyed this rather long post – I appreciate you spending the time to see what it was all about!! You are the best!! Have a beautiful day!!
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