I found this idea in various print forms on a variety of sites, so
I’m not sure where the original idea came from.
However, I tweaked it, and instead of
making an 8×10 print to frame, I thought it would be perfect to design
some cards, bookmarks and magnets, which children could make in school for various holidays: Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Grandparent’s Day, or for you to give as an easy end-of-the-year gift for your kiddos.
Students trim and glue the print to a sheet of construction paper to
make a card. Turn it into a writing prompt and have children write why
they love that person. The bookmark works the same way. I wrote up a
sample that you can share with your students, to give them an idea of
what you’re looking for.
The magnets come in several sizes, including mini ones (20 on a page)
that you can print, laminate and trim as a little gift for your
They could also tuck one
into their card. To make this even more of a keepsake, have students
glue their school photo inside the heart.
Click on the link to zip on over to my blog, where the “I Love You1” writing prompt packet is today’s featured FREEBIE.
From Diane, over at TeachWithMe.com
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