Ain’t it grand? There’s nothing like a mother’s love for her baby on their first day of kindergarten. We made these “Kissing Hand” projects for the kids to take home the first day…. and to make their mamas feel better about sending their babies off to the “big world.” There’s also nothing like getting into some paint on the first day of school! Thank goodness for my wonderful aide who has no fear! 🙂
On the first day of kindergarten, we read the book
Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn.
a story about a little raccoon named Chester
was anxious about leaving home and going to school.
So his mother decided to share a “family secret”
gave him a kiss on his paw and told him
press the kiss to his cheek whenever
We know that you, too, may be anxious
about your new Kindergartener going to
school for the first time. So your child has
made a “kissing hand” for YOU.
free to use as needed.)