Top 10 Teacher Appreciation Gifts from Kid’s ParentsMarch 27th, 2011 | Posted by in Teacher Appreciation Gifts
Use personalized thank you gifts for kids’ teachers to offers a tangible way to express parents’ heartfelt gratitude and recognition. You know parents’ recognition and appreciation is best gift for every teacher.
Teachers play an important role in guiding the growth and development of a child. Starting from learning the alphabets in nursery school, a child develops the skills in reading, writing and arithmetic. The child then progresses to study literature, science, mathematics, social studies, and foreign languages in high school.
All this growth in intellect would not be possible without the guidance and constructive support of the teachers.
As parents, we love both of our children’s teachers. They have both done above and beyond the call of duty to make sure our children are getting the best education possible in the current school system. It is appropriate to show our appreciation to our children’s teachers by sending them a small gift.
There are many kinds of teacher appreciation gifts you can choose, but don’t miss 10 thank you gifts below:
1. Teacher Gift Basket
There are gift baskets designed with teachers in mind. One such basket consists of a gift tote filled with an inspirational book for teachers, a coffee cup, a writing notebook, gourmet coffee, and a variety of gourmet treats.
Handmade gifts are especially meaningful, and there are many gifts that your child can help you create that will be special and different. Creating a gift with your child will help him to learn about expressing gratitude to others, especially his teachers.
3. Homemade Treats
Everyone appreciates the hard work that goes into homemade goodies, from cookies to fudge, jams and jellies. But teachers tend to get overloaded with sugary snacks at the end of the year. Instead of brownies, consider sending a fruit basket, restaurant gift certificate or a seed kit for a summer garden.
5. Travel Mugs
A teacher can never have too many coffee cups, she particularly loves the travel mugs that easily ride along with her from home to school. You can send an attractive white ceramic coffee mug that come in many different designs to choose from. The mug can be personalized with the teacher’s name, grade level and subject. The teacher can use the mug for their hot drinks.
Most teachers appreciate vases and other ceramic dishes she can use around their living-room. There are wealth of gifts about decoration you can choose include the picture framed, perennial plant, window curtain etc.
7. To help teacher prepare their garden for spring planting
Your kids’ teacher may have no enough time to prepare their garden beds and plots for spring planting. You can send them some gardening tools they need include shovels, spades, rakes, loppers, bulb diggers, weeds and plows and then give them the suggestion of how to prepare their garden beds and plots for spring planting during Spring Break.
8. Offer to Babysit
A teacher’s job can be challenging and stressful at times. And teacher rarely get a chance to look after themselves. Offer to babysit while she goes and get a relaxing massage, mud wrap and manicure and pedicure. If the teacher is a man, check with the spa to see if they have special services just for men.
9. New Hair Style for Teacher
Give good suggestion about new hair style for your kids’ teacher, to help them have new spirit. You can invite them enjoy the hairdressing courses or training.
10. Personal Stationery
Teachers love your thoughtful stationery, and use them more than most other professions (they have to send them out for all of these great end-of-the-year gifts!).
11. Teacher Awards
Teacher Appreciation Award A big “Thank You” and round of applause for a job well done, the Crystal Book makes a unique teacher award plaque to express your heartfelt appreciation.
In summary, teachers hold the important job of shaping the life of your child. Don’t wait until the Teacher Appreciation Week to show your gratitude. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, end of school year, back to school, or retirement is also right time to express your appreciation.