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  • Teacher Appreciation Week 2012

    Teacher Appreciation Week starts today, and as my son’s class room parent, it’s my job to organize the class gift. In addition to a sentimental gift graciously prepared by another mom, I thought their teacher would enjoy something small everyday. Pulling together ideas from a couple of different web sites, I’m doing the following:

    Monday – A tube of hand cream with a note that says “You deserve a hand”
    Why yes, a tube of Nivea Creme that I got for $0.34 at Target!

    Tuesday – A container of pushpins with a note that says “You are ‘sharp’ as a tack”

    Wednesday – A pad of post-its and labels with a note that says “Just a ‘note’ to let you know you are a wonderful teacher”

    Thursday – A Scotch desk-grip dispenser with a note that says “We are stuck on you”

    On Friday, we’ll give her the sentimental gift and some cash, since – like most teachers I know – their teacher spends quite a bit of her own money on her classroom and supplies.

    Inspiration found at Surviving a Teacher’s Salary and Skip to My Lou.


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