The Day the Crayons Quit

Too cool. My friend Rachael being all awesome and crafty with kids.

From North to South

Over the last couple of weeks, I have had the awesome opportunity to spend a couple of days with Laurel’s class for a very special event put on by our town’s literacy council.

DIY Swirly Crayon Favors |

The Day the Crayons Quit is a children’s book written by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. It tells a story about Duncan and his box of crayons. Feeling over-worked and under-appreciated by Duncan, the crayons go on strike. Through a series of letters Duncan learns why each crayon has decided to quit. It’s up to Duncan to think outside of the crayon box, be creative, and get his crayons back!

DIY Swirly Crayon Favors |

On the first day of the event, all of the first graders at Laurel’s school dressed as their favorite color crayon (Laurel chose pink, of course!) and had a parade around their school. The parade was lead by the principal and other adults dressed as…

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