Did you appreciate your child's teacher last week?
I know I was spoiled everyday last week. I received many wonderful gifts from my class and the PTFA. We were treated to either breakfast or lunch everyday. I am glad it's only for a week or I would blow up like a balloon from all the yummy food.
I thought I would share how my own children treated their teachers last week. We have 5 teachers (not including myself) to appreciate. Although, I wish I could send each of them on a relaxing cruise but that is impossible. Don't forget I am on a teacher's salary as well! We tried to make them all feel special in a wonderful but less expensive way.
We had themes each day.
Day 1 = Flower Day
We brought each teacher a flower to plant.
Day 2 = Healthy Day
We brought a water bottle with a drink mix attached to it.
The bottle read, "Thanks for quenching my thirst for knowledge."
Day 3 = Sweet Day
We brought M&M's that were attached with a note that said, "For a Marvelous & Magnificent Teacher." On the back was a dot of each M&M color and cute little sayings. I got this idea and printable off of pinterest.
Day 4 = Note Day
We made note day a little more special by typing up a few kind words.
We then put the notes in a cute little box along with mints.
We closed it up and attached a note to the outside that read, "Here are just a few of the things I "mint" to tell you all year.
Day 5 = Vacation Day (No... we did not get the day off! Boo!)
This was probably my favorite idea. If you did not know already, coffee is apparently a must when it comes to teaching. I used to hate the stuff until I started back teaching 2 years ago. I would probably fall asleep at my desk if I did not have a cup of Joe in the mornings. On the weekends, I am more of a iced coffee and frappuccino girl. I know I am WILD!
I bought each teacher a gift card to Starbucks. I found this printable online and thought it was way too cute not to use.
When I bought the gift card, I asked the guy if I could have some frappuccino cups. They gave me 6 for free!
Here's what I did with it.
I put brown shred paper for baskets in the bottom and white on top to resemble whipped topping. The note was rolled up and placed in the cup to look like a straw.
You may be wondering where's the gift card? It's hidden inside the cup!
I had fun putting these together and the teacher enjoyed their daily surprises!