LADYBUG GIRL (AND BUMBLEBEE BOY) BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS

I always love sharing parties that are based on a children’s book!  These ladybug birthday party ideas are based on the story The Ladybug Girl (and Bumblebee Boy) and were sent to me by Lynda at Storybook Bliss.  Very fitting, right?  Lynda brought the book to life with costumes that depict each character, a large mural backdrop, and lots and lots of ladybugs!  Enjoy!

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JUNIE B. JONES PARTY

Junie B. Jones is always up to something, and she surely makes for a great party theme!  Jennifer, of Double the Fun Parties, hosted this fabulous party for her twin daughters- and I think the details from the book are so adorable!  From the school lockers, lunchboxes, lunch trays, name tags…all the way to the brown bag favor bags and the report cards, Jennifer delights her guests with references to the book series all the way through!  And, they even had to raise their hands when they had a question!  So cute!

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THE GIVING TREE

I am often asked…”can you suggest a unique teacher gift?”  Or, “…what can I do to show teachers that I appreciate them when we have many teachers and the budget is tight?  I often suggest taking in a home-baked treat on a pretty platter and sharing it for the grade level.  This way all of the teachers enjoy the treat, and they know that you are thinking of them!  And, if you want to splurge a little… offer hand-decorated cookies made by you or ordered from a bake shop.   Take a look at these cookies by Sweet Creations by Debbie and imagine how amazed teachers/librarians would be to enjoy these little works of art…

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