I make "thank you" books at the end of the year for my parent volunteers. The students each color a page and then we laminate and bind them. They make a nice keepsake and they are a great way to say thank you. I am not sure where I found the poem.
One writing prompt for each month and an area for drawing a picture. I put these into a tabbed folder and once a month we do special writing. These are great for parent conferences because they show monthly growth. At the end of the year students