Preschool and Kindergarten graduation day is approaching quickly!  So here are some fun graduation ideas your kids will love including graduation caps, food, party decor, free printables, and parties.

Kindergarten Graduation Day

1.  Vintage ABC Graduation Party ~ This vintage ABC milk & cookies graduation party is absolutely darling!  It was inspired by old school primers and flashcards.  You could also use it for an End Of School/Back To School party, teacher appreciation, or even a teacher baby shower. 2.  Dr. Seuss Kindergarten Graduation ~ Dr. Seuss is such a fun theme for a Kindergarten or Preschool graduation.  The bright color bursts are perfect and what child doesn't love Dr. Seuss books?!  Each child received a bookmark with their name on it to remind them to keep reading this summer.

Preschool Graduation

3.  Preschool Graduation Party {Graduation Party Ideas} ~ Look at this adorable graduation party made for a preschool class, but can be used for older kids and even Sunday school end-of-year celebration.  There is even a free printable for 4×6 table signs or you can use it to make cards. 4.  ABC's Preschool Graduation Party ~ Use the classroom as inspiration for an ABC's graduation party.  Primary colors, abc blocks, and chalkboards are easy and inexpensive decor ideas.  You probably already have most of them items already. 5.  Preschool Dinner Party ~ 'Done with Preschool and onto K', Kindergarten that is.  This is a super fun graduation dinner party idea using the letter 'K'.  You can use a 'K' cookie cutter to cut your meal, grilled cheese sandwiches, breadsticks, watermelon and cookies.  The food tags are free for you to download and print.  Score!

Preschool Printables

6.  Graduation Party {Free Printables} ~ You're a Star!  Congratulations Class of 2012!  These adorable printables are perfect for any graduation party, all grades and ages.  'Like' Bird's Party on Facebook and you can receive the collection for free. 7.  Graduation Cupcake Toppers ~ For a fast and easy party idea, download and print these free cupcake toppers.  Use a 2" circle punch to cut out toppers.  You could also use them as favor tags.

Graduation Ceremony

8.  How to Make a Graduation Cap ~ How fun are these cute little graduation caps?  You can make one for your little one using felt, elastic, a sewing machine, embroidery floss, and heavy card board. 9.  Preschool Graduation Photo Sign ~  Check out these adorable Preschool and Kindergarten graduation photo signs for your little graduate to pose with.  There's also a free mini banner printable.  Double score!

Graduation Cakes

10.  Colorful Caterpillar Cupcake Recipe ~ This picture always makes me smile.  It reminds me of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.  It’s taken from the book Fun Stuff Cupcakes and it’s completely darling and would make a fun activity for kids or a graduation party. 11.  Fruity Pebbles Treat Cake ~ This is a fun and yummy alternative to a traditional graduation cake.  It is also great if you are entertaining guests who have gluten allergies.  Spruce it up with a little border of skittles for a decorator’s touch. 12.  Diploma Cookies ~ These diploma cookies are too cute!  Surprise the graduates with these cookies that contain fortunes that you can download and print. 13.  Graduation Cap Pops ~ Graduation caps made easily from marshmallows and store-bought cookies!  These would make and adorable centerpiece bunched together and stuck in a foam-filled vase.  Or you could wrap them individually and hand them out as favors at a graduation party. 14.  Graduation Cap Brownie Bites ~ These cute brownie bite graduation caps are perfect for your graduate.  Decorate them to coordinate with the school colors and you have a fun and personalized graduation party treat.

Graduation Parties

15.  DIY Graduation Cap Bunting ~ A free print and cut template allows you to coordinate the colors of this mortar board bunting to the colors of your school. 16.  Top Student Graduation Party ~ This ABC/123 dessert table is definitely an A+!  Apple cake pops, chalkboard cupcakes, pencil and crayon sugar cookies and an amazing book cake were some of the exceptional sweet treats. 17.  One Smart Cookie Graduation Party ~ Celebrate your "One Smart Cookie" with this fun and simple milk and cookies theme.  Glass milk bottles with paper straws and cookie push pops embellished with graduation caps are some of the adorable yet simple ideas.

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