Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch

Marking a Passage

Tomorrow is the Bean's last day of third grade. While it hasn't been the best year of her schooling, it closed on a series of high notes, from the literal ones in her solo as Ariadne in the musical Theseus and the Minotaur to her winning the trifecta of poetry contests in her class, her grade at her school and her grade for the whole district.

This afternoon she decided she wanted to make something for her teacher as a parting gift and also for her teacher from first and second grade, who has been a huge support for her in times of trial throughout the school year. In the end, she opted to make them both bookmarks from scratch:

The only thing I helped her with was punching the hole for the ribbon, which took more force than she could muster, and assisting her with the hot glue gun. The best part is that she made use of odds and ends discovered in the process of voluntarily cleaning the corner where she makes her projects.
Tags: daughter, everyday

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