The remaining students of S.H. will not be allowed to return to their campus and instead will be returning to an unused school nearby. While all efforts are being made to prepare the campus on time for end of winter vacation, most efforts will be in cleaning and refurbishment. The national PTA council is calling on all the PTAs from around the nation to each have their students make a snowflake. The idea is for the children to see all the beautiful snowflakes decorating their rooms and campus and know how many people really do care and love them.
Paper snowflakes are a fun winter craft and they can be done quickly in minutes or you can really jazz them up with glitter or other embellishments. If its been a while since you've made one (like me) you will find a helpful tutorial at: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/christmas/snowflake/ or http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-6-Pointed-Paper-Snowflakes/ (provided the image below) That will get you a step by step on how to get the folds right so it turns out. If you are looking for more complicated patterns or ideas you can also try www.papersnowflakes.com .
Completed snowflakes are requested to be sent by 1/12/13 to :
60 Connolly Parkway
Building 12, Suite 103
Hamden, CT 06514
There are also some suggestions on fundraisers or how to donate money on the main PTA website: http://ctpta.org/About-CT-PTA/SANDY-HOOK-FUND.html
Here's to a happier 2013!