Clearly it has taken me a while to write this post…
The school year is long gone (and another has begun), however I wanted to share with you the Teacher’s Gifts that we handed out to my children’s wonderful teachers at the end of this past school year.
These gifts were inspired by a pin I saw on Pinterest which led me to THIS blog post. I had a lot of fun putting these bags together. The funny part came when I e-mailed both teachers to find out their shoe size (They must have thought I was crazy!).
I wished I thought to take a picture of the contents while not in the bag, but I didn’t. Here is a list of the contents (as I remember them):
- Snacks – Baked green bean crunchies, freeze-dried grapes, light kettle corn, nuts, some chocolate covered goodies
- Re-usable drink container along with chocolate coconut milk
- Beach towel
- Cooler Bag
I placed all of the goodies into a cooler bag which can also be used at the beach, pool, park, etc.
I did all of the shopping at Trader Joes, Big Lots, and Kohls (with a 30% off coupon), so I was able to keep the costs down and still give a nice gift.
Maybe a version of this could be made as a beginning of the school year gift…some sort of “Survive the School Year” bag.
What sorts of gifts did you give to your children’s teachers this year?
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6 responses to “TEACHER GIFTS – Summer Fun”
Wow- That is so generous of you…and I say better late than never – teachers and readers alike love your ideas!
You are very sweet. I have been in a more crafty kind of mood, so there will be a few more posts of that sort coming your way.
ADORABLE idea!!! I went the easy/ totally NOT healthy route and bought each teacher mini Nothing Bundt Cakes… and Finn made them a picture or some sort of craft -I can’t remember now… I’ll have to remember the mini cooler thing, though because I got one for the summer and use it all the time! 🙂
In all honesty this is the first year I went the really creative route. I have made jars filled with cookie mix, given “friendship tea” (my mom’s recipe) with a mug, but more often than not it has been a gift certificate to Starbucks…Time (or lack of it) doesn’t always permit creativity!
What type of magazines do teachers read what magazenes did u put in them
I just put an assortment like InStyle, Real Simle, Newsweek.