Wednesday, May 23, 2012

An Apple For Teacher

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Gettin' Crafty with it over here! School's out for Con-Man so that means long hot summer in a town with nothing to do end of the school year teacher gifts! I wanted to give Con-Man's teachers something useful and of course teacher related. While perusing the internet I came across this:

This was a fun project, it brought back memories of stamping potatoes and celery as a child. This was a quick easy craft as well and I had all the supplies on hand except for the canvas tote bags. I found them at Walmart for $6 for a pack of 3. 

All I did was cut the apple in half, brush on some paint and stamp away. 

I tried to apply even pressure all around but my stamped apples kept turning out like this:

Which I choose to fill in but you could leave it as is; depends on the look your going for. Con-Man was able to help me out with this project. (Until he got bored 4 stamps in and ran off to play with cars.) He did proudly tell his teachers he helped out and that he "Made that."

About half way through I had this:

Which I thought about leaving but decided to stamp the rest of the bag.

And what teacher gift would be complete without some goodies inside? I made these awesome Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars I saw on Pinterest. Here's my awful IPhone pic that I apparently took in way to much of a hurry:

And here's what they really look like in all their sugary goodness:

It's a good thing I was giving these away because I easily could have eaten the whole batch on my own. 

What are your summer plans for keeping kiddos busy now that school's out?


Finding Mommyland said...

This is such a cute and economical idea!!

Claiming Our Space said...

I loved to do potato stamping! What a great variation. I think I need a couple to bring to the Farmer's Market. Thanks for sharing on Tout It Tuesday!

karen@somewhatquirky said...

Great project. Easy too! Those cheesecake bars look wonderful. I do the same thing with my phone camera. No matter how still and careful I think I am I'm always shaking.