I know that I’ve had parents ask me what types of gifts I would like to receive, but it just seems, well rude to put in requests for things. Even though, as a gift giver myself, I always ask the intended recipient what they would like and honestly, I become a bit annoyed when they are vague or say nothing. Hmm… I’m going to have to consider that.
As I was perusing the internet today, I came across some things that I think would be EXCELLENT gifts, so I’ve decided to write them down so that when a parent asks me in the future, I’ll always have a suggestion. The items below contain affiliate links, but all of these items are things I truly would like to have!
Personalized office supply products. For example:
I hope this helps those of you searching for gifts for your classroom teachers, but remember, the best gift is a student who is ready to learn every day!
It’s getting close to test season, so I made sure I had my order of shiny pencils in. I know I’ve spoken about these before, but they’re just my favorite! Every time I use one during a staff meeting, someone comments on them. Aside from giving them to my students to “up” their test mojo, I give them as gifts throughout the year. Students aren’t the only people who are enamored by the shininess! I love to include them as a small gifts with cards that I hand out during the holidays – taped right to the front. They always bring a smile. I’ll keep a special stack to the side for writing final drafts of any writing assignment. Aside from being awesome to look at, they’re really great pencils. Of course, they’re Ticonderoga! The price fluctuates, so I keep my eye out and check in with Amazon just to see if it’s time to replenish my supply. Sometimes, they’re out of stock, but I still order them to get the great price – it’s worth the wait!
Elementary Teacher/ Teacherpreneur
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