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Graduation and Sports Day Medals Available!

Have you seen our range of graduation and sports day medals on www.graduations.ie? Both products were added to our website earlier this year and have proved to be very popular! The medals are a great addition to any graduation ceremony or sports day event. Furthermore, they make a great keepsake for the children to show family and friends. Each medal includes a ribbon making it simple for presenting them to the children on their special day.

Transition is a big part of a young child’s life and it is important to mark it. Marking the occasion gives children a chance to process the change. Celebrating their time spent at preschool or primary school gives them the opportunity to say goodbye to everyone before they transition to the next stage. Therefore, putting time aside to celebrate children moving onto the next stage of their education is important. If you are looking for something special to present the children with at your graduation or sports day then you can check out these super medals available on our website all year round!

Sports Day Medals

Planning a sports day at your school means you may need some awards to present to children at the end of the day! Our Sports Day medal is made of metal and come in three different colours – gold, silver and bronze. The medal is 50mm in diameter and includes a picture of a trophy with the words ‘Sports Day’ embossed on it. Each medal comes with a detachable ribbon in the Olympic colours of blue, yellow, black, green and red.

The children will love these medals and will be delighted to bring them home to show to family and friends! For younger children it may be best to purchase just gold medals rather than a mix of gold, silver and bronze to celebrate children’s participation rather than winners and runners-up.

Graduation Day Medals

If you are looking for the perfect finish to your graduation day then check out these super graduation medals. The graduation day medal is metal, sprayed gold and is 45mm in diameter. Each medal has a centre graphic showing a a mortar (cap) and with the year 2021. This graphic will be updated to 2022 for next years graduations! The medals are available in four colours (red, black, blue and gold) and are attached to a ribbon matching the centre colour. The ribbon measures 395 x 22mm.

It is important to recognise the individual achievements of children and to celebrate their personal growth. Children will feel truly special when you present them with these medals and will be delighted to bring them home to show family and friends! It will be a great keepsake for them for years to come as they remember their time at your early years service or primary school. Also be sure to check out our range of graduation gown sets, certificates and banner posters that will add those finishing touches to your special day!

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We Have Everything You Need for Your Perfect Graduation Day!

Have you ordered what you need for your Graduation Day? If not, we can help you here at www.graduations.ie with a full range of items! We have Graduation Cap and Gown Sets, certificates, medals, banner posters and Sports Day medals – perfect for your special day! Place your order before 12 noon Monday – Friday and we will ship the same day. You also have the option of local pick up whereby you can place your order online and arrange to collect from our office here in Tallaght, Dublin! Place your order and call us on 01-6535008.

Graduation Day – Gown and Cap Sets

If it is Graduation Gown and Cap Sets you require you will love our products! They are available in four colours (blue, black, red and gold) and include gown, cap, tassel and 2021 year charm. The gowns are made from poly cotton with a matte finish. They have a zip front making it easy to put on and take off young children. The size is suitable for children who are between the ages of 4 and 5 years. Once taken care of and stored correctly the gowns sets can be used year after year for your graduation ceremonies. Furthermore, there is a discount applied for orders of 5 or more! If you already have your gowns and caps but require tassels and year charms we also have these available to purchase separately.

Graduation Day – Special Keepsakes!

Would you like to gift the children with a special keepsake on their graduation day? We have a lovely range of graduation certificates and medals available that make the perfect gift. The Graduation Certificates are available in a choice of six designs in both English or Irish. They are printed on high quality 160 gsm paper and can be purchased in a pack of 20 with the choice of 2 designs. The Graduation Medals are metal and gold in colour with a centre graphic in four colours (black, blue, red, gold). They come with a detachable ribbon that makes it easy to present to the children on the day. These are perfect as a keepsake for your graduating class! Remember with our Graduation Medal and Certificate Bundle Offer you receive a FREE graduation banner poster!

Graduation Day – Banner Posters and Sports Day Medals

If you would like to decorate your classroom with some colourful banner posters then we have the perfect thing! Our Graduation Banner Posters are 900mm long (almost 1 metre) and are available in six different designs. The banner posters are printed on heavy quality 170gsm paper. These posters make a great back drop for your photographs as they display the current year and your service/school name on them.

If you are arranging a Sports Day as part of your end of year activities we also have some lovely Sports Day Medals available in gold, silver and bronze. These medals are 50mm in diameter and display a trophy and the word ‘Sports Day‘ on them. They include a detachable ribbon in the Olympic colours that you can use for presenting to the children at the end of the day! Another great keepsake for the children to take home with them. Whatever you choose to do for your end of year ceremony we wish you a lovely day!

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FREE Graduation Banner with new Graduation Medals and Certificates Bundle Offer!

FREE Graduation Banner! We are delighted to offer a new Graduation Bundle product on www.graduations.ie. The Graduation Bundle includes a colourful Graduation Certificate and Graduation Medal + Ribbon for each child. Choose your bundle quantity from 10 certificates and medals up to 50 certificates and medals. For the month of June every Graduation Bundle order will come with a FREE 900mm Graduation Banner personalised with the name of your school or early years service!

See the Graduation Bundle Options Here

Each graduation banner is printed on high quality 170 gsm paper and measures 210mm x 900mm (almost 1 metre long). The poster displays the words ‘Graduation Day 2021‘ and you can choose the name of your school or early years service to be displayed on the poster. The graduation banner posters make a great back drop for graduation photographs at your end of year ceremony. Your graduation photos will be a great family keepsake for children to treasure for years to come!

What does the new bundle offer include?

Our graduation medals have proved very popular since the launch in April. The medals are made of metal and are coloured gold. They measure 45mm in diameter and display a picture of a mortarboard (cap) and the year 2021. The medals are available in a choice of four graphic colours – red, blue, gold and black. Each medal comes with a detachable ribbon matching the colour of the medal centre. These medals are a great graduation gift that can be presented to the children at your end of year celebrations!

The graduation certificates are another popular choice at www.graduations.ie. They are A4 size and are printed on high quality paper. The certificates are available in English and Irish and are in six colourful designs. These certificates are a great gift to award children as they graduate from either preschool or primary school. It is a great way to show praise to the children for all the hard work completed throughout the school year. Furthermore, it makes for a great keepsake for families.

This offer will be available on the shop for the month of June so if you are planning your graduation ceremony then now is a great time to avail of this super offer! Graduation days or end of year ceremonies are a great way to put some time aside especially for the children. This gives early years services and schools an opportunity to praise the children for all they have achieved during a tough year! In addition, it gives everyone a chance to say goodbye and good luck to the children as they transition onto the next stage of their education.

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Have you seen our new Medal and Certificate Range?

Have you seen our new medals and certificate range? At www.graduations.ie we now have a range of super graduation medals, sports day medals and graduation certificates for your end of year celebrations. Children love to be praised for their achievements, hard work and effort. Praising children can have a long-term positive impact on their outlook for future learning. Presenting them with a medal or certificate for their hard work and their individual achievements will make them feel very proud. In addition, it makes a wonderful keepsake for families that they will have for years to come!

Have You Seen Our Graduation Medals?

Give your little Graduates a special gift on graduation day with these super graduation medals. These medals will add the perfect finishing touch to your graduation day and the children will delight that they get to keep them! The graduation medals are made of metal and are gold in colour. They each measure 45mm in diameter and include a centre graphic with a picture of a mortar (cap) and the year 2021. There are four lovely colours to choose from; red, blue, gold and black. The ribbon colours are matched to the centre medal colour. The ribbon colours are red and white, blue and white, black and white and yellow and black. The dimensions of the ribbons are 395mm x 22mm.

Have You Seen Our Sports Day Medals?

If you are planning a Sports Day this year then we have the perfect prizes for your end of day presentation! Our Sports Day Medals come in three colours – Gold, Silver and Bronze. The medal measures 50mm in diameter and have a trophy and the words SPORTS DAY embossed on them. Each medal comes with a ribbon in the Olympic Games colours (Blue, Yellow, Black, Green and Red). The ribbon measures 395mm x 22mm. For younger children you might like to present them with the same colour medal for participation or a super effort. For older children you might like to award first, second and third place. Therefore, a mix of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals would be suitable. There is also a discount available on large quantities of Sports Day Medals!

Have You Seen Our Graduation Certificates?

Our Graduation Certificates are the perfect award for children finishing up in preschool or primary school. These can be presented to children on graduation day or last day of school. The certificates are available in six designs and are available in either English or Irish. They are printed on high quality 160gsm paper and can be purchased in packs of 20 (with a choice of 2 designs). Once received all you need to do is add the children’s names, date and service name. These are a super addition to your end of year party to present to children on the day. They also make a great keepsake!

Whatever you are planning as part of your end of school activities ensure that you put some time aside to recognise the effort each child has made over the last year. Transition is a big part of a young child’s life and it is important to celebrate all milestones. Praising and rewarding from a young age encourages children to have a positive attitude towards education and learning. Children will remember the positive experiences related to learning and look for more of that as they move forward. Most importantly celebrate the children, say goodbye, good luck and have fun!

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Graduation Day – Are you Planning Yours?

Graduation Day is getting closer! Have you started to get organised? If you need some help with graduation attire for your special day then look no further! We have all that you need for your special end of year ceremony here at graduations.ie. Our preschool graduation gowns, graduation medals and certificates will provide you with all that you need to dress the children and honour them with a special gift on the day. Furthermore, our graduation banner posters will make for a super background for getting those memories on camera!

Putting some time aside to celebrate year end with the children is a great opportunity to give praise for all the hard work completed throughout the school year. It is also a chance to say goodbye and to wish the children all the best for the next stage of their own learning journey. Transition is a huge part of a young child’s life and it is important to mark the big occasions. It will help children to understand the process of change in their young lives and prepare them for moving onto the next stage. Talk to the children about their graduation and include them in the plans and they will delight in being part of it in more ways than just attending!

Graduation Day Essentials Now Available!

Graduation Gown and Cap Sets – Our Graduation Gowns come in 4 different colours (red, black, blue and gold) in one size that will fit children who are aged between 3 and 6 years old. The set includes a gown, cap (mortar), tassel and 2021 year charm. The gowns are made from poly-cotton with a matte finish. They have a zip on the front making them easy to put on and take off the children. The tassel and charm can be easily removed, making them a great keepsake for children, if so desired. The gowns are lightweight and washable and when taken care of, services will have them for many celebrations to come.

Graduation Medals – We have recently launched our graduation medals to a great response from customers. The medals are made of metal, gold in colour and measure 45mm in diameter. Each medal has a centre graphic showing a cap (mortar) and the year 2021. This graphic comes in 4 colours – red, gold, black and blue and the medals include a detachable two-colour ribbon to match the centre graphic. These medals are a great way to honour your little students on graduation day!

Graduation Certificates – Our graduation certificates come in a choice of 6 different designs in both Irish and English. The designs are Pink, Blue, Forest Friends, Balloons in the Sky, Dinosaurs and Fairies. They are printed on high quality 160gsm paper and can be bought in packs of 20 with a choice of 2 options for each set of 10. Once received all you need to do is add the children’s name, service name and the date. You can then present them to the children on their last day!

Graduations Banner Posters – Our graduation banners are a great addition to any graduation celebration and make a great background for photographs on the day. They come in a choice of 6 designs and measure 210mm x 900mm. They are printed on high quality 170gsm paper. Furthermore, for every five graduation gown sets ordered you will receive one banner poster for FREE!!

Graduation Tassels and Year Charm – If you have previously purchased graduation gowns you may only need to update your tassels and/or year charms. We have tassels with the 2021 year charm available in red, gold, black and blue. The tassels and year charms are detachable so can be gifted to the children on the day if you so wish.

Graduation Year Charm 2021 – If you already have your gown sets and tassels but need to update your year charm to 2021 you can also purchase the year charms individually. The year charms are gold and clip onto the tassels. The old charm can be easily removed and replaced with the current one.

We will be launching Sports Day Medals on our site over the coming days so keep an eye on our Social Media for further information!

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Graduation Medals – A Special Keepsake for Children!

Give your little graduates a special gift on graduation day with our new Graduation Medals! These medals add the perfect finishing touch to your celebration and are available now on the graduations.ie website. The medals are metal, gold in colour and measure 45mm in diameter. They have a centre graphic showing a mortar (cap) and the year 2021 in four colour choices, Red, Black, Blue and Gold. The medals are attached to ribbons matching the centre colour . The ribbon colours are red & white, black & white, blue & white and gold & black. The ribbon dimensions are 395 X 22mm.

Graduation Medals – A Great Addition to Any Graduation Ceremony!

Whether you have an end of the year celebration or a formal graduation, it is fun to have time set aside for the children before they move on. Transition of any kind is a huge part of a child’s life. Therefore it is very important to mark each of these occasions. Celebrating the end of a school year also celebrates new beginnings as the children move to primary or secondary school.

It is important to recognise and celebrate all the work and personal growth for each individual child. Acknowledging the children’s hard work encourages a love of learning throughout their younger years and into adulthood. Honouring children with a medal on graduation day gives them a sense of accomplishment and pride. The medals are ideal for presenting to children on your special graduation day or end of year celebration. They will become a treasured keepsake for all families.

Children will feel truly special when you present them with these pieces and will be delighted to take them home. They will be proud showing them to parents, grandparents and friends who may not be able to attend due to COVID-19 restrictions. So if you are beginning to organise your celebration, order your medals now so that you will have them for your special day! If you require graduation banner posters, certificates or graduation gowns you can also purchase on our website.

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Congratulations!
Today is your day.
You’re off to Great Places!
You’re off and away!

Dr. Seuss

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Gorgeous Graduation Gowns for Preschool End of Year Celebrations!

Gorgeous graduation gowns now available at graduations.ie! It’s that time of year again where services are thinking about end of year graduation ideas for preschool children. Preschool children will be moving onto Primary School in September – a milestone that is an important one to mark! Young children learn so much about themselves and the world around them in these early years. Therefore, it is important to recognise their work completed and congratulate them on a job well done. An end of year ceremony also helps children to process transition. It will help them to understand they are finished preschool and they will go to Primary School after the Summer holidays.

Services engage with families a lot over during the school term and normally include them in end of year celebrations. However, in these uncertain times it is difficult to plan too far in advance with ever changing restrictions. It may not be possible to celebrate as a group this year but services can find ways to make it special. Last year children were not in the classroom but services still made it special. There were drive by, drive through, Zoom links and individual outdoor celebrations to name but a few! Thankfully this year the children are back in the classroom. Therefore, services are in a better position to provide a celebration for the children together as a group or pod. Activities can be shared with parents and family using Zoom or other online services.

Gorgeous Graduation Gown Sets Now Available!

If you are starting to plan now then graduations.ie have the perfect gowns for your service. The preschool graduation gowns come in four beautiful colours – red, gold, blue and black. They include a cap (mortar) and a tassel with 2021 year charm. All gowns come in one size and are suitable for children from ages 3-6 years old. The gowns are made from poly-cotton with a matte finish. They have a zip front making them easy to put on and take off the children. The tassel and year charm are detachable and make for a great gift as a keepsake, if desired.

The gowns are lightweight and washable making them a great addition to any service. Ensure they are washed and stored well and you will have them for many years to come for your celebrations! If you have previously purchased gowns from us and only require tassels and/or year charms you can also purchase these items individually. We also have a range of banner posters and graduation certificates available on the site that will further enhance your celebrations!

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Make Your Graduation Ceremony a Day to Remember!

The education given to children in the early years plays a vital role in the rest of their lives. During the school year the children learn so much about themselves, about their peers and about people in their community. They also learn how to work together, how to solve problems and how things around them work. There has been a notable transformation in the children and everyone is proud of them. 

The transition from preschool to primary school is a big milestone for young children and therefore it is important to recognise their work upon completing their preschool years. Children always react positively to affirmations and praise. If we praise our children for reaching each educational milestone it will help them to have a positive association with learning and school throughout their lives. 

A great way to do this is to organise a graduation ceremony for both the children and their parents. This gives everyone the opportunity to celebrate together before the children move on to primary school. 

How to make your graduation a day to remember!

You can make your preschool graduation as simple or as fancy as you wish. The first thing is to ensure it is something that the children will be comfortable with on the day, so involving them and getting them to help in the preparation will ensure that they are on board with it. All children have varying personalities and this needs to be taken into consideration for the big day! Other things you will need to consider for the day will be;

  1. Venue – What are your options in terms of venue? Will you simply have it in the preschool setting or do you have a nice garden area you can use? There may be a local hall that can be used if you are short on space at the preschool or a park nearby that could be used for a great outdoor celebration. The size and location of the venue will help to determine what dances and songs the children can perform and how you will serve refreshments on the day (if you decide to do so). 
  2. Theme – The theme should always reflect back to the work the children have done throughout the year. The children’s artwork can be used as decoration (for example a gallery style wall) and they can perform their favourite songs and dances they have learned throughout the year. If there was a specific project that they loved during the year that could always be used as the main theme for the ceremony. For example, a caterpillar and butterfly theme from a metamorphosis project. If the children have grown any flowers or plants during the year they can use them for decorating the venue. 
  3. Invitations – Allow the children create their own invitations to their parents for the ceremony. This is another way of involving the children and ensuring they are included in their big day. They can help decide what should be written on them and who they should invite. 
  4. Photograph Slide Show – Parents love to see what their children have been up to at school so creating a slideshow of the children is a great way to see them in their school environment. Show them doing various activities, both individually and in groups. You can then display the photos on a screen or you can create photo boards for each child and hang them around the venue on the day. 
  5. Refreshments – Each service can decide if they would like to serve refreshments on the day. If you do decide to provide refreshments, keep it simple! If you are on a budget you could ask all parents to bring one dish each or donate something for the day. You can decide whether it is best to make the food or buy it. This will depend on the venue and the space you have. 
  6. Making great memories – The graduation ceremony is a really great opportunity to create family memories for the children in your service. Set up a photo booth style area where the parents can get photos with their child on their special day. The children’s artwork would be a great backdrop for this. 
  7. Eliminate Dress Code Problems – You can make your ceremony extra special and avoid any unnecessary dress code problems by using graduation gown and cap sets on the day. The investment in graduation gowns will allow for many years of colourful and bright graduation ceremonies. The gowns are made from high quality fabric that can be easily washed, stored and used for years to come. Parents, grandparents and siblings will delight to see the children in their colourful robes!