Graduation from middle school and high school are important milestones for your child, but it doesn't have to be the only times when academic success is celebrated. Increasingly, schools and families are choosing to honor the transition between elementary school grades, especially preschool and kindergarten grads. Not only does this cue your child into the importance of education, but it also is a way to reflect on the last school year, and make goals for the year ahead. Here are some activities, crafts, and party ideas to make graduation a special time for your young scholar:

Build a Time Capsule!

Write a Letter to Your Future Self!

Make a Preschool Yearbook

Design a Preschool Graduation Announcement

Make a Preschool Diploma Frame

Make a Library Card Pocket Holder

Plan a Party for Preschool Graduation!

Throw a Preschool Graduation Party

Kindergarten Graduation

Host an End-of-the-Year Carnival