Anyway, yesterday, Brianna became a high school junior, Brittany became a sophomore, and Abby and Emma joined the world of kindergarten. We've been preparing for kindergarten for a few weeks now. The girls helped me make their lunch bags:
They picked out the fabric, and helped me push the sewing machine "gas pedal". Katie's is on the left, although she's not going for another year. I have the fabric cut for a fourth one too, and will finish it soon.
Sunday night, I remembered that I hadn't made any kind of ID tags for them. When Brianna started kindergarten, I made her some tags from Shrinky Dinks. Remember them? You draw and cut out special plastic, put them in the oven, and melt them down. I happened to have some in the Craft Room (aka garage), so I made these:
This picture is before baking them. Brittany came in and saw me, so she asked for a hippo, which is in the lower left corner.
Here they are, after baking and finishing:
My sister-in-law contacted us and told us that there is a German custom of giving the kids bouquets of flowers on the first day of school, and asked us to do that, from her. Therry, here are cards I put on their bouquets:
And here are the girls, coming down for breakfast, and finding their flowers:
|Grinding pepper into the sauce.|
|Boy, this thing is loud!|