Wednesday, May 16, 2018

End of Year Teacher Gift Ideas

The school year is coming to an end and it's time to start thinking about teacher gifts.

My friends and I were swapping teacher gift ideas and I thought I'd share some of my favorites with you.  It's the first year I've had teachers to give gifts to since Olive started PreK.  I have loved shopping for and sending in surprises for them all throughout the year.  I don't spend a ton ($15 or less), but try to come up with thoughtful, seasonal things to gift her teachers.

What do you do for your teachers at the end of the school year??

Our end of the year gifts were:

Summer Tote Bags + Chocolate Chip Cookies + handwritten thank you note.
I let Olive pick out one she thought each teacher would like, baked cookies and added in a note from both of us.  She was SUPER excited to give them their gifts.  I loved that they were practical and fun.  They also didn't break the bank.  

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A few other gift ideas that any teacher would appreciate:

1. Gift card
(Coffee shop, movie passes, Chick-fil-A, pedicures, Target, etc.)

2. Summer goodies
(monogrammed beach towel, beach bag, beach towel, beach hat, set of summer glasses, plates or lemonade making kit)

3. Local treats
(fresh treats from a bakery, Papa Murphys pizza, take out, cookies or candies)

4. Here are some other ideas for you from Target.  I was tempted to buy the initial cups, but they didn't have one letter I needed.  Maybe next year.

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  1. Great ideas! I love to give them stuff for the summer!

  2. Great ideas! I'm so ready for summer!

  3. I want those melamine plates from Target. We love to entertain and I am ready for some grown-up outdoor serving dishes! I was just waiting to see if they would go on sale ;)! xoxo ERIN

  4. They will love those! *I*would love those! I keep telling my students about teacher appreciation, but I don’t think they are catching the hint, ha ha ;)

  5. Great ideas! I usually end up just doing gift cards!


  6. What a great idea for a gift!! I like that they're usable!! Have a great weekend!

    Melanie || Toots + Dill Blog


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