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    Dad kept this graduation gift a secret for 13 years. He got every teacher, coach, principal, etc., since kindergarten to write a memory of/for his daughter in Dr. Seuss' "Oh, The Places You'll Go". Gave it to her on her high school graduation. Such a sweet idea - could be done with any book that has a special meaning to the family.

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"Following my high school graduation ceremony my dad handed me a bag with a copy of Oh the Places You’ll Go, by Doctor Seuss inside. I open it up and on the first page I see a short paragraph written by none other than my kindergarten teacher. My dad tells me “Every year, for the past 13 years, since the day you started kindergarten I’ve gotten every teacher, coach, and principal to write a little something about you inside this book."

Starting in Kindergarten, put the child's graduation year on a large T-Shirt. Take a picture each year with the same shirt to watch the child grow into the shirt. Display at graduation party.

"Oh the Places You'll Go," This father had each of his daughter's teachers, coaches, and principles write her a note and gave this book to her on graduation.

Great wall art for girls; Elder Uchtdorf's "daughter of God... destined to become a queen" quote

Starting in Kindergarten, put your child's graduation year on a large t-shirt. take a picture on the first day of school every year. Great idea!

I was planning on doing this for the kidlets and this is the perfect wording to go along with the book!

do this each year beginning with first day of kindergarten .... watch their answers change

Dr Seuss’s “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” – Signed by your child’s teachers through the years, given as a high school graduation gift!

Dad kept this graduation gift a secret for 13 years. He got every teacher, coach, principal, etc., since kindergarten to write a memory of/for his daughter in Dr. Seuss' "Oh, The Places You'll Go". Gave it to her on her high school graduation. Such a wonderful, sweet idea!

Great Idea....starting in kindergarten, put the child's graduation date on a large t-shirt and take their picture 1st day of school each year....and at graduation party. Fun!

First day of kindergarten. It would be cute to take one of these on the last day of senior year too and put them next to each other.

Love this list! I can now refer parents here when they ask me instead of trying to recite all the readiness skills.