I got this idea a few years ago from a great blog, Scrappin Cricut by Kendra Wiggins. Here's her layout, which I absolutely love!
She used Cuttin Up for the font and Locker Talk for the cuts.
I used purple stickles for the scissors and some pink twine.
As you can probably see on the "R" I had a little friend try to do her own artistic work while I wasn't looking! I decided not to redo it, and I thought it was kind of appropriate since it is her scrapbook she will share it with her family one day.
For the dash, I used a frame and manipulated the size in my gypsy to be .75 inches high and 1.65 inches wide. Then I just made a shadow a little bigger.
Other cuts-2.25 in.
White gel pen
pattern paper for photo mats from my stash
Here is the finished layout with pictures:
I hope to share some more school layouts with you soon.
Also if you're looking for a good back-to-school gift for your child's teacher, here's an idea: