Saturday, June 07, 2014

Making the Ornithology Kit: Great Homemade Gift Idea

For Easter, I decided to make the kids kits for their gifts.

I started with new valises.

I ordered jewelry boxes in 2 sizes: long bracelet boxes, and wide necklace boxes.

Then I cut out vintage prints from books.

For Jo-Jo's ornithology kit, I made small cards with the name of the birds on the back.

Then she got a small pair of binoculars, a bird call, and wooden eggs.

With my sticker maker I attached a picture to the inside lid and then some to her journal and the top of the boxes. 

And I added some colored pencils.

I made 3 in all:
Ceesa's: Botany Kit
Jo-Jo's: Ornithology Kit

Wishing you homeschool blessings,

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Phyllis said...

What a lovely gift! Where did you get the vintage books?

Anonymous said...

That looks so nice! Every now and then I think I should start collecting presents for Christmas...but what stops me is here the dickens am I gonna put them?? We have a small house you see, and every corner is used ;P but I think I shall file this away for future thought :) Thankyou for sharing!
This is MrsYub, by the way, I cannot seem to make my URL work...

Bethany said...

I ordered it from Amazon. The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady.

Bethany said...

It sounded like you! I had to hide in the closet to make these! :)

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