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Easy and Inexpensive Teacher Appreciation Gift

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Culture & Entertainment

Easy and Inexpensive Teacher Appreciation Gift

By: Guest Blogger
As the school year is winding down, I have been thinking about how important teachers are.  I have been blessed with great teachers for my two oldest boys (so far), and I hope they know how much I appreciate all that they do. Recently, my son's Grade Primary teacher hosted a "Meet the Authors" party in her classroom.  All the little 5 and 6 year olds wrote stories, and the parents and siblings were invited to come to the classroom and hear the stories read out loud.  My 5 year old could not have been more proud... and I felt the same. So... this afternoon, my son and I made a special gift for his teacher.  We baked cookies together, and I packaged them up for him to take to school. It is a simple gift, but I think the teacher will appreciate the gesture, and my 5 year old is so excited to deliver the goodies to his teacher.  Here is how easy it is to show your favorite teacher how great you think he/she is: 1)  Bake some delicious cookies.  (Canadian Living has some great nut free recipes that are perfect to send to school.  You can find them here.) 2)  Buy a cute (and cheap) jar at the dollar store. 3)  Fill the jar with cookies. 4)  Attach a note that says, " Thanks for making me a SMART COOKIE".  (I used www.picmonkey.com to add the words to a picture of my son.  I think it adds a nice, personal touch.) What is your favorite teacher appreciation gift to give? Gina (aka East Coast Mommy)
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