Sunday, December 19, 2010

Mini album-Christmas present

6 more days til Christmas! Boy, have we been busy this month. We had Space Derby with the Cub Scouts, Polar Express train ride in French Lick, IN, Rudolph's Land of Lights, roasting chestnuts at Santa's Candy Castle, and a night and breakfast filled with Santa visits. It's all been SO much fun. On top of being so busy with everything and making this mini album for the student teacher leaving Evan's class, I still managed time to get sick with a triple whammy...ear infection, sinus infection, and strep throat. I'm still working on getting my antibiotic finished.

Evan's teacher came to me and asked if there was something neat that we could give to the student teacher that just finished at semester break. I came up with this mini album that the whole class got to help out with.

Here's the cover. Font is from Printing Press cut at real dial size and the heart if from George. I bound the album with my Bind-It-All and tied ribbon on the o-wires.
The next 12 pages were art work and writings from the students. I printed the phrase on the pages and the kids completed them. This is Evan's page.

Here is the autograph page that I made using Learning Curve for the font and Locker Talk for the pencil.

Ms. Corne wanted a page that she could write a letter to Ms. Scott so I came up with this. All cuts except the zig-zag were from Locker Talk and the zig-zag was from Plantin Schoolbook.

Class list printed on a page with hopscotch cut from Locker Talk.

I have pictures from several activities that the class has done so far this year. This page is from their Field Trip to Cate's Farm in Henderson, KY. The Field Trip sign was cut from Locker Talk, the wooden sign from H2O, and the pumpkins from Happily Ever After.

Here are pictures from the kids' Thanksgiving Play and Feast. I used Create a Critter for the turkey and the title.
The class just made gingerbread houses last week and I got some pics of all of them. I used All Mixed Up for the title, Simply Charmed for the peppermint, and My Community for the gingerbread house.

This last page was finished after it was given to her. We had some ice this past week so we bumped up her going away party to Wednesday since we were pretty sure that school was going to be canceled on Thursday and it was. I went in and took the picture of the kids in their jammies on Friday and came home and printed it and took it back up to school for her to put in her book. I superimposed the picture of the kids on the page here so it's not straight. I have this awesome Polar Express paper that my mom got me from our Polar Express train ride so I scanned it in and shrunk it down to 8x8 for this page. I used Joys of the Season for the bell and Gypsy Wanderings for the title. Hope you have enjoyed this little album. Ms. Scott loved it.


Cathy H. said...

This is fantastic! I know she will treasure this!

Scrappydoo2 said...

GORGEOUS!!!!! Great job. I know she will love it.

AuBien said...

A wonderful gift, Jennifer. A treasure! Anything children take part in becomes something amazing.o

The Cropping Canuck said...

You did a fabulous job Jennifer! She will love it!

Candice said...

That turned out SO awesome!! You did a WONDERFUL job on it and I'm sure she absolutely loved it - what a neat gift!!!

Alli said...

Jennifer, I love all your work, I'm a real fan of everything you do. Love your blog!

(Aussie Alli from the cricut MB)