I love birthdays. I love school. It just so happens that my very first day of school (kindergarten) was also my 5th birthday! What a wonderful birthday present for a future teacher. ;)
Every few years, my birthday (August 21) still falls on the first day of school....this happens to be one of those years! I always like to do a little something extra special when this happens.
I remembered seeing this idea on Pinterest a while back, but for the life of me I couldn't find it again! Oh well, I went off of memory. If you know where this original idea came from, let me know and I'll add a source.
How precious, right? I searched every store I could think of for cups with these domed lids, but no luck! So, I headed to Starbucks and they were kind enough to donate a class set of their tall-sized cups (the smaller the better...less to fill!)
I dropped a few pieces of candy inside the bottom of the cup (I did a few smarties, tootsie rolls, hershey kisses, and a laffy taffy), then piled on the
My husband poked holes in the lids so that I could slide the
I almost want to keep them and give them to students on THEIR special days, but I guess I need to search for another cute idea for that....any ideas?? I do have one other new birthday treat up my sleeve that I'll share about tomorrow!