Well, it's official. My baby is a kindergarten graduate.
In the south, where we reside, kindergarten graduation is a big deal.
We're talking caps, gowns, ceremony, diploma, professional portraits and a formal reception.
I love this free "Smartie Pants" printable from Beth Proudfoot.
I copied it onto full sheet labels at 90% and used my two-inch craft punch to create these fun goody bag labels.
Sand Pails in school colors made great gift bags for only 99 cents at Michaels.
Personalization is easy with a paint pen.
We took photos of the kids and displayed them during graduation along with their favorite kindergarten memory. Some of the responses were sweet (having the best teacher!), some of the responses were serious (Math - really?!) and some responses were hilarious (like watching a classmate dance!)
The kids loved these autograph graduation dogs from Party City.
Aren't they cute?
Look at this adorable cake! A local baker made one for each class, but the supplies to do the same can be found on line! The face and caps are made from chocolate molds, with piped on features and tassels. You can find the chocolate candy molds here.
The rest of the reception was Kindergarten Friendly:
Strawberries on Cake Pedestals
First Grade - Here we come!
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