This year, on Scarlett’s very first day of preschool, I knew I wanted to share a little something special with her teachers. I saw something similar – using EOS Lip Balms – floating around on Facebook, and I thought, “Hey, I can make that!” These sweet little “apples” are perfect for a first day of school introduction or for a teacher appreciation day. All you need is an EOS round lip balm, green paper, a pair of scissors, glue or tape, and a pen, and you’re in business. (The easy directions are down below.)
These lip balm apples were simple to make and totally adorable. Plus, who doesn’t want a new EOS lip balm for the school year? Useful and memorable!
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
*We used a roller of double-sided tape to put a small amount of tape down. It secured the leaves perfectly, but because it’s tape, it’s temporary and the teachers can remove the leaves easily so that they just have a lip balm.
- Remove the EOS Lip Balm from it’s packaging.
- Cut out two leaves, each with a small stem/base. (You’ll need that to glue or tape down to your lip balm “apple.”)
- Using a fine point pen, write small note to your child’s teacher(s). We went with, “Excited to grow with you this year!”
- Gently twist the two stems of your leaves together. Using a dot of glue or double-sided tape, secure the twisted stems to the top of the EOS Lip Balm. (If using glue, allow to dry completely before transporting.)
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