Last night we had a little family back-to-school dinner to celebrate everyones happy return. When the girls got home from school I told them there was a surprise in the kitchen for them. They were so excited when they saw our little party set-up.
I created a fun centre piece with a vase full of magnetic letters and numbers, and smaller vase inside holding some garden flowers.
I added a chalk board with a fun greeting and some apples.
Each person’s spot was marked with a fun place card. I made it out of card stock and added the fun elementary school writing lines.
I also made these cute ruler napkins with a yellow napkin and a sharpie.
Each place was marked with an apple, and I made these fun little tags -“an apple for the
Over the table, I made a quick banner out of old flash cards, some baker’s twine and mini clothes pins.
I lined the whole table with some plain paper, and set out a jar of crayons. Maddie went to work after school adding lots of fun school drawings to the paper.
We had a family favourite for dinner -home made pizza!
And for dessert, something in keeping with the apple theme, apple dumplings with vanilla ice cream. Find my family recipe for apple dumplings here. They were so delicious!
Hoping your “back-to-school” is a party too!