Part the hair down to the ear on each side and braid them.
Connect the 2 braids in the back and then braid that piece too.
Grab all of the hair and pull it down so it is a ponytail, but not a tight ponytail.
Then I curled it under and tied bows around the elastics to cover them up.
Front picture! This was taken months ago. When she was still my kindergarten baby:) Am I the only one taking first grade so hard? Or do other moms cry thinking about their daughter growing up?