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Interview Your Student for Back-to-School
Posted By Janel On August 28, 2013 @ 11:58 am In BTS Inspiration,Fall,Family Fun,Learning,Memory Making,Public Schooling | No Comments
Record back-to-school memories with a student interview. Life as MOM contributor Janel  explains her family’s back-to-school tradition. Grab the free printable and interview your own student.
After nearly three months spent traveling throughout the country and staying at 18 different homes and hotels, my family is finally getting settled again. Although my girls enjoyed some precious summer days playing fairies with their cousins  and making perfume with their West Coast friends , it’s time to get back into a normal routine and head back to school.
Here in our part of Virginia, schools resume after Labor Day, so we’re still in the preparation stages. One of my favorite “back-to-school” traditions is to interview each of my children. Kids change so much in the course of a year — I just love looking back and seeing their progress. I still remember when Ella was four and aspired to be a race car driver, an astronaut, a ballerina AND a teacher.
Here’s a simple little printable  that you can download and use for your own student interviews. There is a box where you can have your child draw a picture of her first day of school OR paste a photograph of the day. Then, ask your child the questions and write down the answers.
If your child is old enough, let him fill out the questionnaire on his own. Kid handwriting is precious too!
Other back-to-school ideas from LAM:
–Janel is a stay-at-home mom of two daughters and a “law school wife” in Virginia. Raised in a budget-conscious and DIY-minded family, she blogs about motherhood, crafts, and living on a law school budget at Life with Lucie and Ella .
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