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10 Teacher Gift Ideas

on December 16, 2013

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I always think about what to give my kids’ teachers and therapists for weeks on end before I finally decide on what to do. I don’t know why I do it that way. I just want it to be THE perfect gift and for them to know they are appreciated.

I thought I would share 10 of the finalists on my list this year:

1. Cozy Toes

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2. Merry and “Sprite”

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3. Christmas Pouches

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4. Snowmen & Santa Gum wraps christmasteachergiftideas3

5. Milk Carton Treat Holder

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6. Used Pencil Star

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7. Mistle Toes Gift bag

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8. Twine wrapped Star ornament

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9. Rice Krispie Treat Trees

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10. Holly Jolly Christmas Treat bag

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My original idea was to make the pencil star into an ornament and then make a printable to go with it that said, “Thanks for helping me shine.”, but the only kind of pencils we have are the decorated ones and I thought it would be fun to use old ones from the teachers classroom. Well, I decided it might be too much of a problem to ask my boys’ teachers to send home some pencils for them to do a craft project. I’m sure they wouldn’t mind, but I’m already driving myself crazy with other crafts needing to get done so I found the twine wrapped star ornament idea from pinterest. I had settled on that one for sure and then I went shopping at Walmart and came up with a different idea all together. I will post about it this week once I get it all finished up. I’ll give you a hint though, the rice krispie treat tree was my inspiration. :)

Well, thanks for stopping by today! I hope you’ll come back tomorrow to see the teacher gift I ended up making!


2 Responses to “10 Teacher Gift Ideas”

  1. Karlenn says:

    You’re always so good about teacher gifts. I’m HORRIBLE!! Just barely staying afloat….

    • megan says:

      I really love doing teacher gifts. It gives me a sense of accomplishment. I don’t know why. LOL I think as long as you get your kids to school and dressed and homework done and fed, you’re doing your job!! :) Love you!

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