Monday, September 5, 2011

1st Day of School

We had our first day of school today!! Ellie is officially a 1st grader and Emily is in Pre-K. We had a lot planned today and the girls were so excited! We started our morning off with new outfits and taking pictures. I printed their signs from here.

DSC02832 DSC02834  DSC02838Chris made one of their favorite breakfasts, egg cups and cinnamon fries and the girls each got to open up a bag of new school supplies. Their favorite things were the stapler and gel pens.


After breakfast we packed their lunch and headed upstairs to start school about 9:00. I don’t let them eat upstairs very often so they were happy about that! School went really good. I worked with Ellie and Chris worked with Emily. Ellie had a little bit of a melt down at the end when we were playing a game but other than that it was a success.

We were done with school right at noon and the girls ate lunch and had some down time. I called the girls down about an hour later for Sundae school. Ellie thought we were doing our family bible study and Emily was just confused on why were were doing school again. Both girls were happy to find this:

 DSC02857 DSC02858 DSC02859 I saw the idea here and new that I wanted to incorporate it as part of our first day excitement.

After we enjoyed our root beer floats and sundaes we set up for our family night. We are trying to do this once a month and this month we were going to have a family spa day. It was my favorite part of the day. I will post more on that later.

We finished off the day with a carpet picnic and the movie Tangled. Now I am pooped but I think the first day of school was a big success:)


King of King said...

I want to go to your school' It's seems a lot more fun than what i had and that's puting it lightly.. The girls are so cute and growing up so fast. Keep up the good work. Love you, Dad and Naomi

Megan said...

off to a great start! love all the ways you made it special - mind if i steal those ideas? ;)