Saturday, September 11, 2010

Kids Just Want to Have Fun!!!

Hello everyone and welcome! If you have hopped from Debbie's blogs then you are in the right place.

TEACHER SURVIVAL KIT

Ingredients
Empty 1 liter soda bottle (remove lable)
Xacto knife (adult supervision)
Sharpie Marker

Cricut Machine
Cartridges - Basic Camp, George Basic; and Plantin School Book

Cardstock: solid and patterned
Black Gel Pen
Tombo Aqua Glue

Cuttlebug

Embossing Folder - Number Collage
MS: Paper Punch - abc123

ATG Adhesive Tape

Green Ribbon
Cello Bag
Green filler

 Draw a semi-square cut on to you bottle then cut with your box cutter (adult supervision)

Pace all of your survial items in the cello bag and tie with

Green Ribbon

Cut your cardstock:
5"x1"1 Black 
4"x12" Patterned Paper
Draw your stittching with the Black Gel Pen
Use your Tombo Aqua Glue and ATG to adhere all your pieces together


wrap your bottle with cardstock





Type the survival kit list (below)
Word
Page layout - Landscape
5.813"x3.562"
Cut your tags 4"x5"
Emboss your solid cardstock
Paper Punch your pattern paper to make side boarder

Adhere everything together


FINISHED PRODUCT
  

TEACHER SURVIVAL KIT LIST
Toothpick - Pick out the good qualities in everyone, including yourself.

Band-aid - To heal hurt feelings.
Extra Gum - For all the extra things you do. Stick with it and you can accomplish anything.
Crayon - To color your day.
Cotton Ball - To cushion the bumpy roads ahead.
Eraser - To remind you always start each day with a clean slate.
Happy Face - Smiling is contagious.
Candle - Remember to share the light with others.
Rock - To remind you of the stability of your teaching skills.
Rubber Band - So you can be flexible when dealing with students.
Marble - To replace the ones you might lose from time to time.
Paper Clip - To help you hold it together when everything seems to fall apart.
Wiggly Eyes - For when you wish you REALLY did have eyes in the back of your head.
Penny - To remind you that you are a priceless part of our school.
Star - To remind you to shine and always try your best.
Button - To remind you that some things are best left unsaid.

Thanks for hopping along with our Kids Just Want to Have Fun Blog Hop! I hope that you enjoyed my creations and got your creative juices going!

Yes, I have blog candy to give away. Just leave a comment below.


I hope join my blog for new inspirations and a journey into the crafting world!
Thank you to KinderStampO for putting on this blog hop.

or
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Kids just want to have fun

172 comments:

Debbie said...

wow I am the first one to leave a comment, your project is so great I just love it thanks for playing along with us today and love your candy Debbie @http://craftydeb-ddscrafts.blogspot.com/

- - Sheryl - - said...

what a fun gift. I've made smaller gift bottles - they hold gift cards - but your is great!!!! Love the little items and meanings

jennsherburne said...

What a great idea. TFS. Glad I found your blog. I am a teacher and would love to get one of those.

jennsherburne said...

Great job.

Melissa said...

So cute! I love the teacher survival list! I just became a follower so I can come back again later to use that!

Would love to have you stop by my blog too!

Melissa
www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

Teri A said...

I really like this it is so nice and what fun for everyone, great job
Thanks,
Teri
teri.barefoot@gmail.com

Cricut Crazy Lisa said...

OH MY GOODNESS! What a cute idea! I Love it!

Pammejo said...

What a fun gift and idea. I just love it. http://pammejo-scrapbookflair.blogspot.com/

Sparksgal said...

What a fun idea! Love this. Will have to keep this in mind and do some survival kits for the girls at work. :) Will be searching google to find a survival kit ingredient list to use later today.

Heather said...

This is adorable. So many cute projects.

Heather
Uofkgirl at gmail dot com

Donna said...

What a great idea--fun!

Happy Scrapper said...

very creative and a great sense of humor!!

vampyra1 said...

omigosh, i'm going to have to scraplift this! so unique and so cute! customizable too!

cely_rohr at hotmail dot com

My Quilling Nest said...

Jess this is such a cool idea! What a good idea to save the Earth and make someone happy. You are very talented and creative!
Quilled Hugs,
Linda

Delanee said...

I love it I want to make them for my teachers

LV said...

coming from a teacher - that is so cute! wish my kids gave me something like that :)

Sandy said...

Such a cute idea. I did one for a teacher and she loved it!!! I lov ehow you used the bottle though :)

craft dreams said...

Jessica.... what a sweet project !!! So meaningful ! It came out too beautiful. Loved it !!! Martha C.

mcaballerobrito@hotmail.com

Brendakaye said...

love this I think I will do this myself too cute thanks

TheCraftyKitchen said...

That is such a cute idea! I'm a teacher, and I would totally love getting that from a student :)

liz said...

what a cleaver idea! I think every teacher would love this!
liz:o)

Dawn said...

I soooooooooooo love this. did you get that i SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO love it. i have a bottle downstairs in my craft room. i am going to have to do this. thanks for sharing.

Scrappynana said...

I really love this project! It is adorable!

scrappin_3rdeeschik said...

OMG what a awesome idea for kids. i love it. It is a bottle swap but for kids and friends. Totally awesome.

Suzy said...

How fun ! Thanks for the chance to win :)

~Suzy suzyq28024 at gmail dot com

lisakelly110803 said...

very cute, Makes me wish my school aged children were in younger grades but I will have to keep these ideas in my head for when my youngest starts school in 4 years!

Jen said...

What a super cute idea...everyone has such cute stuff today. Thanks for sharing...have a great weekend.
Jen (jennyscards.blogspot.com)

scrappinMOMof2boys said...

What a fun gift. I just love it. I will definitely have to make some of these. Thanks for sharing.

The Cropping Canuck said...

Cute kit!

Renee said...

love that 2 liter and the teacher survival kit idea!!!

Ladybugz Creations said...

Love this what an awesome gift Might make these up for teacher gifts this winter. Thanks so much for an awesome idea :)

BarefootTams said...

What a cute and fun little project!

TFS!

Jenniferjohnson said...

this is so cute. i would have loved to make this for my son's teachers.Maybe next year. :)

Jennifer
tig_536@yahoo.com

Ashleigh said...

that awesome! I am going to make one of these!

aecopenhaver at gmail dot com

clinorose said...

What an adorable project! Thank you so very much for sharing. clinorose at earthlink net

Carol E. said...

What a fun gift idea. I have many survival kits that this could be done with. Thanks for sharing the idea.

More Than Favors said...

This is so cute and pretty Neat! TFS!

Happy Crafting,
Paula morethanfavors at gmail dot com

morethanfavors.blogspot.com

Holly said...

Love your survival kit! Might have to make one for my sons preschool teacher. His class has 12 girls and 4 boys! Thanks for the wonderful ideas!

Creative Cutter Retreats said...

Great teacher gift I love the idea! TFS

createalways said...

Well done Jessica, what an inspiring sentiment. I'm going to copy those inserts for sure. TFS

Hey Jude said...

I really love this idea, great job. JSharer417@aol.com

scrappinmomma said...

What a great idea I love it. Thanks for sharing.

http://ikolinda-scrappinmomma.blogspot.com

iko dot linda at yahoo dot com

stefeni said...

Super cute idea to put it in a soda bottle! Thanks for sharing!

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

creative patti said...

Love the whole recycle Idea!! Thanks for sharing. This is too cute!! pattig161@yahoo.com

808Creator said...

this is an awesome gift for parties! thanks for sharing!!

mahalo,
michelle - 808Creator.blogspot.com
mich.galvez@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

What an adorable idea, love it....
jman4@comcast.net

This and that said...

What fun idea! I have to try that.

Deanna said...

What a great idea. I am sure any teacher would love to get this.

quilt4fun2 said...

I have not seen anything like this...such a cute idea! Thanks for sharing.
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Anita Cannon said...

This is so cute. I have never seen one like this.Thanks for sharing.
Anita Cannon
amc35045@bellsouth.net

QueenbeeX4 said...

Jessica wow im totally in love with your kit its ever sooo cute. im a new follwer of yours thanks for showing us your wonderful blog
*emmy*
cricutmama2four@gmail.com

Mary said...

This blog hop is so wonderful, I'm getting great ideas, your idea is so so soooooo cute!!!!!
Thank you for the chance to win!
mhalford6 @ aol. com

Laura K. said...

Love this kit. Will make more than one of these!

Bonnie said...

New follower here. I LOVE your Teacher's Survival Kit. With a tweak or two, it could be a survival kit for anyone. Last Christmas I used a similar idea to make gift bottles for my grandkids. Watching them try to figure out how to get their gifts out was hilarious.
bjohn3237@aol.com
http://lifekeepssurprisingme.blogspot.com

TheFishie said...

What a cute idea. I remember getting a similar gift when I first started teaching. It's little things like this that keeps you going on those trying days. Thanks for sharing.

thefishie at gmail dot com

felkatz said...

OMGOSH..i so love this.. I am a teacher and I need some of the stuff in that kit! LOL love it!!

felkatz at gmail.com

ScrappyScavenger said...

I WILL be making this for teacher appreciation day! Thank you so much for the inspiration! Your blog candy is awesome!

Abby said...

WOW I love this idea!!!! thanks for sharing!!!! I will have to give it a try!!!!!!!

scrapbookaholicbyabby@yahoo.com

Angela said...

Thanks for sharing your great project.

Angela
Simple Creations
simplecreations at live dot com

terriennz said...

This is the cutest and smartest thing I've ever seen!! GOOD JOBI've been waiting for this hop.. LET'S DO THIS! haha

Terrie B.
terriennz @ att dot net
crafteecards.blogspot.com!

Mary Jean said...

what a cute idea for a teacher gift!! Thanks for sharing!

mbchoj said...

OMG! I love this- great for teachers but could be adapted for nurses too!
have to bookmark this page for sure!
mbchoj@aol.com

Anonymous said...

very cute. nice job.
wrinkle_r@yahoo.com

Christine D said...

What a great idea!!! Love it

GreenScrap said...

That was sooooo cool!! Your survival kit is so pretty and funny. Great Job!! TFS

Kimmarie Baker said...

Great Gift! This really looks nice. I bet the teacher loved it.

Suz said...

this is just way to cute, I don't have grade school kids but by daughter does and what a great idea for me to send to her, TFS. Suz

Melissa said...

such a cute idea!

Melissa
dolfnz777 at yahoo dot com

DREAM CARDS said...

I love your project, very cool idea, TFS.
Patty
dreamcards@hotmail.com

Anna said...

So cute and fun!!! Thanks for the chance to win.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

CookingRN said...

That's really creative! I've never seen anything like that, I might just have to borrow your idea;) Thanks ahead of time! :)
kim
justkimberly@yahoo.com

CookingRN said...

That's really creative! I've never seen anything like that, I might just have to borrow your idea;) Thanks ahead of time! :)
kim
justkimberly@yahoo.com

Karle said...

that survival kit is so cute. very nice idea xoxo cake35@comcast.net xoxo

Capri's Delights said...

I really like that survival kit. I wish you were giving that away.
caprisdelight.blogspot.com

Mrs. Green said...

This is so cute! I am a teacher and I would LOVE to receive one of these! Super!

michelegreen120 at gmail dot com

SueNJ said...

That is wonderful! I am now following your blog and look forward to many more great projects.

Happy Scrappin'

Sue
http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/

Marianne (Mash) said...

I've always wanted to try one of these bottle "gifts". Thanks for the great instructions!!

im_mari723@yahoo.com

BreAnn said...

This is a great project! I love the teacher survival list with extra little "for ___" with each item! Yhanks for the chance to win!
lungtx91@gmail.com

PinkBlingCrafter said...

What a great idea. I love the tag with the project!! Very cute

jennyplace2 said...

Thanks so much for your time, projects, and sharing!

Pink Cricut said...

wow-what a great idea! I love this project, and will definitely be trying it sometime! I became a follower of your blog just because I loved this project SO much!

Carolyn said...

Jessica, I am new to your blog and love the name of it. I really like the other art projects you have on here and will definately be following you now that I found you. Survival kits are always fun to make and receive. tfs

Sara said...

Very cute! I want todo one of those!

Micia said...

i love this idea!! I think I will do this for my teachers TFS

Micia

yellowbirdcreation.blogspot.com

My Creative Time said...

Hi Miss Jessica! This is a GREAT idea my friend!! You did an AWESOME job!!
Big hugs,
Emma;)

Jamiecrafts said...

i LOVE this idea and have always wondered how to get the stuff in there and then hid the opening, now i know :)

cutecardsandcraftsbyjamie.blogspot.com

Kerry--Momma K said...

What a great project! TFS
mommakcraftsblogspot.com

Monica said...

so cute.
Very creative.
Love your idea.

janeskeepsakes said...

Very inspiring work. Thank you for sharing.
janejohnson13@wildblue.net

Nicole said...

What a great idea! I love these soda bottle gifts!

Manhattan Mandie said...

What a fun kit! I bookmarked your page so I can come look at it again! Thanks for sharing :)

littlen said...

What a great idea. I know a couple of teachers who would love one of these. TFS.

MC said...

Jessica - you are awesome! thanks for being part of this hop - you project is totally UNEEK!!!

all the best

MC

Molly Joly said...

Very very nice!

cowbelleru said...

Thanks for a great gift idea, especially for the one who has everything.

Jan scrap said...

What a great idea for a survival kit, could be used for all sorts of things, TFS

Veronica said...

what a creative way to share the "survival kit." thanx for sharing with all of us.

Linda said...

I love it! Thanks for sharing.

Heather said...

Great idea! TFS! Thanks for the chance to win!
ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

Beckie W said...

what a great project. Thanks for sharing! you did an aweseome job

Beckie
beckie123 at yahoo dot com

MeMe said...

Such a cute idea.
plweir@satx.rr.com

Cricut Matriarch said...

Great idea! Thank you for sharing!

Cricut Matriarch said...

Great idea! Thank you for sharing!

Chris said...

Very nice! Very creative! Thanks for sharing with us!

ScrappinPinkPrincess said...

That's just a GREAT project I love it!!

Two Scraptastic Gals said...

This is just the best thing I have ever seen, Infact I might just make one tonight. This is a wonderful way to show teachers you care! " love the button phrase"
TFS,
Meriah

jandbmom said...

What a great gift idea, not just for teachers but for any occassion.TFS

Diana said...

That is really cute. thanks for sharing it.

dianaherrera@comcast.net

Hawks Nest Hobbies said...

I am going to scrap lift this for our new 7th grade Teacher that was hired 3 days before school started last week! Think she would get a kick out of it!
Debbie H.

Laura Lee said...

This is definitely neat.. I think I am going to make some for my neice and nephew's teachers...
Love it....

JennyKozar said...

This is a great project - I have many friends whom are teachers that I know would really appreciate the thoughtful gesture. TFS ~ Jenny Kozar

Got2BCrafting said...

Oh my gosh... I am so going to make these for my girls' teachers! What an adorable idea. Thanks so much for sharing with us all.
Lori
http://got2bcrafting.blogspot.com/
tahoe_luvr at yahoo dotcom

scrappinC said...

What a great idea. Thanks for sharing. I liked your blog.
Cindy
endurapuppy at yahoo dot com

mom2tayandbay said...

aww!! cute kit! Any teacher would love to get it!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

That is really an amazing project!

Kristine said...

What a great idea! Thanks for sharing!

krissaxt at yahoo dot com

Carol said...

I love that idea. I would love to do something like for for my kiddos teacher. Thank you for sharing.

*Star said...

That is such a great gift idea! Tfs and have a great day. :)

CraftyNurse98 said...

what a cute gift idea!!

Carley said...

OMG! I love love love this! I am a teacher and I swear this is THE cutest thing I have ever seen. Thank you so much for making me smile on such a tough day!

Liz said...

What a great project!! So cute and a great idea! I love the meaning for all of the items :)
craftylizard@gmail.com

Cheryl Gaffney said...

Very cute project!

TFS, Cheryl @ CardsbyCG.blogspot.com

flowerdisco said...

i always wanted to make one of this bottles. love the tag too, it made me laugh!

Jennybean said...

What a fun teacher gift!

Canvas of Life said...

This is so cute! we will be getting these supplies for many of the teachers.
Thanks for sharing and giving me a chance to follow your blog & facebook!
Bonnie C
scrapperscanvas@aol.com

Scrappin' Sista said...

I've seen this idea many times but I really like how you used teh 2 liter as your packaging. Recycle! TFS.

Christel
www.onescrappinsista.blogspot.com

the 2 Pink Ladies said...

Being a retired teacher, I certainly would have appreciated such a unique gift. Thanks for sharing.
Hazel
hdhall6002atsbcglobaldotnet
or
the2pinkladies.com

DebbyP said...

Love it. What a cute idea. Can be great to give for teacher appreciation week. Love all the creative ideas.
TTFN
Debby
dpookybear at yahoo dot com

DebbyP said...

Love it. What a cute idea. Can be great to give for teacher appreciation week. Love all the creative ideas.
TTFN
Debby
dpookybear at yahoo dot com

Nikki P said...

That would make the best gift. TFS.
I'm loving the blog hop.

Debican said...

What a super neat project. This could adapted to anyone or anything. TFS

Crafty Teacher said...

I LOVE this. I've seen the idea before, but never with these items and the poem. Perfect gift for back to school, etc.
TFS!!
:)Khrista
khristamcbride @ comcast.net

Vicki said...

Wonder gift. Thanks for sharing.

Carisa said...

awww, this is adorable! i'll have to bookmark this to do next year.

Lori said...

Very cool idea! Thanks for sharing!

Lori
thepaisleyturtle@gmail.com
thepaisleyturtle.blogspot.com

rstuck2003 said...

This project is awesome, thanks for sharing!

HappyExpressions said...

Very cute idea! TFS!

Debican said...

This kit is close to my heart as we made some like it when I was much younger. I'm loving yours. TFS.

Arlene's Craft Spot said...

thanks for the Opportunity to WIn!

arlenescraftspot at gmail dot com

Thanks, Arlene
Arlenescraftspot.blogspot.com

sandy said...

I made one of theses for my grand son morgans 5th b/day,, he just love it,,, love the hop,,

Donna said...

ADORABLE!! I love your project!!

Thanks for sharing and for the Blog Candy opportunity,
Donna
DonnaCMC at optonline dot net

Trickut said...

I just love this craft my daughter (9)is hopping along and has already decided to make this for her teacher. Thanks for the super idea
rachel
gl2814@zoominternet.net

ScrappingStephanie said...

Wow was a fabulous idea. A lot of work and thought went into this. So glad I found your blog:) Now following.

Stephanie

scrappy critters said...

That is absolutely adorable! ♥

Sharon G. said...

OMG! I love your project, I'm going to have to remember this for next year or teacher's day.

Tonya said...

This is great! One of my best friends is a teacher and I think I'm going to make her one!

GypsyCruz said...

I love the Teacher's survival kit. Priceless and ever so lovely!
can't wait to see what is on the rest of the hop.
Cool blog candy.
xx
http://gypsy-cruz.blogspot.com/

Vanessa said...

I love this idea!! I love how each item had a meaning behind it.
http://justmevani.blogspot.com/

Wendy said...

Thanks for sharing, I will have to make one for my son's Kindergarten teacher! Wendy
rebatw@yahoo dot com

Karelj said...

This is so much fun! As a former (retired) teacher, I can't tell you how much I would have loved one of these! Thanks for supporting the teachers out there! And for sharing with us!

JoAnn said...

I want you to know that I really love this project!!! I'm a Children's Dir. at my local Church and I want to use this to give to the teachers and the helpers I have in the Children's Ministry. I have seen that I will have to change a couple this to make it fit but not much at all. Thank You so much for sharing!!!!!

Chris Wooten said...

what a very cute idea. thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

mcwooten1999@carolina.rr.com

spage said...

This such a cute Idea!

spage said...

This is such a cute idea!

Anniebear10 said...

What a great idea. I'm sure a teacher would just love a gift like that. TFS

anniebear10(at)hotmail(dot)com

The Creative Mind of Melia said...

that is a really great idea...that would be great for teacher appreciation week!

wifey7799@gmail.com

Theresa said...

What a fun idea. I love it!

alwayscharlie said...

This isa fantastic idea for teachers and staff members. Thanks so much!

http://lovealwayschar.blogspot.com/

Tracy said...

This is just too neat!!! I love it.
I wish my kids were still young enough to want to give their teachers gifts.

Maria said...

Fantastic project!

Dawnica said...

What a really cute idea.
www.dawnicakorner.com

CastleKat360 said...

Great teachers Xmas gift idea, have already sent friends to come check your blog out. Thanks for a chance to win.
Kathy
CastleKat360@aol.com

mississchic said...

A teacher surviver Kit is a great idea. mississchic @ yahoo dotcom

kathlee said...

What a darling idea for a teachers gift. Very creative!

Wendy aka Bling Queen said...

love this hard work

crazyaboutcricut said...

Wow, what an amazing gift! I'll be making this one!!

www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com
crazyaboutcricut@hotmail.com

My time to scrap !!! :-} said...

omg... super awesome. i just might have to try that.

Kathy said...

What a cute project and teacher's gift! Thanks for sharing!

kmgillon at yahoo dot com

aremus said...

So cute. I'm so going to make one of these. Thanks for the idea.

amandaremus at gmail dot com

Monica Flores said...

Thank you so much for this. I teach and can't wait to use this for my grade group for the first day of school.

http://simplycricutting.blogspot.com

Pam and Presley said...

Sooo Cute!! Thank you for sharing
Pam

pamandrandy@gmail.com

Deanne & Rebecca said...

That's such an amazing idea! I can't wait to get started on one! I come from a big family of teachers and know just how much something like this means! Thanks for sharing!

Deanne

thebcrafters@gmail.com

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