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BramptonMommyof2 is asking: (5 answers)
Hi everyone. I was remined this morning by my boys that" WE", meaning me need to get gifts for their teachers for end of the school year.I know there are alot of Mommies out their with the same prediciment. Any one have any fresh ideas. (No food products are allowed) Help...really don't want to give the usual candles or, bath products. Much appreciated everyone.

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Last updated: Jun. 27, 2012 7:43 am
Posted: Jun. 27, 2012 6:55 am
Answered by: linda2d
Jun. 27, 2012 7:00 am
This has been asked a few times and the overwhelming response from current and former teachers is a thank you note from the child is the most appreciative gift. And a copy to the principle makes it even better.
Linda (LMT)
Jun. 27, 2012 7:05 am
A pretty flower pot with a bagged bag of soil (put enough potting soil in a bag in the pot) with an herb or seed packet of something. ?
Jun. 27, 2012 7:06 am
Letters are awesome, because they show appreciation to a teacher who probably feels under appreciated by everyone else. Also, I always enjoyed a yummy batch of cookies that my students baked for me.
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Jun. 27, 2012 7:07 am
I agree, the boys have given teachers notes for years, they seem to like them. My oldest son just graduated and I ran into his grade 6 teacher yesterday. She mentioned his little note-she was also the school math teacher, so his not was an equation, something like fun+learningxfairness= Mrs _____ I thought it was a cute idea
Jun. 27, 2012 7:08 am
You can also get creative:
Jun. 27, 2012 7:21 am
Thanks so much...I was thinking of a plant of som esorts but my kids vegtod that idea.
Jun. 27, 2012 7:24 am
Notes are the best, however, gift cards rule too! Lowes, Home Depot, we seem to do a lot of work around the house during the summer.
Answered by: 5Foot3
Jun. 27, 2012 7:06 am
I sent a thank you card and a Tim Horton's coffee gift card.
Jun. 27, 2012 7:22 am
I think this will be the choice. Everyone loves Timmies around here. So many of them.
Answered by: *Sherri*
Jun. 27, 2012 7:10 am
The nicest thing I ever received was a hand painted clay pot with herbs growing in it for my kitchen. I still have the pot outside now in my garden. The kids could paint the pot.
Jun. 27, 2012 7:13 am
Wow I just checked and if you have Pinterest, tons and tons of ideas there.
Jun. 27, 2012 7:17 am
Yeah, that's where I got the link above.
Jun. 27, 2012 7:17 am
Of course. :)
Jun. 27, 2012 7:22 am
Thank you...I don't have pin interest but I will check it out.
Jun. 27, 2012 7:23 am
Answered by: AllieGeekPi
Jun. 27, 2012 7:23 am
I took the advise of teachers here on the buzz. My 11yo DS wrote a thank you note. It was short & sweet. I'm sure his teacher was glad to receive the note. And I think it's important for him to learn note writing skills and to show his appreciation
Jun. 27, 2012 7:43 am
Thanks Allie..I think I will combine a personal hand written note from the boys in their own handwriting and a Tim Horton's gift card. Settled out the door I go.
Answered by: the4taals
Jun. 27, 2012 7:42 am
I bought my sons teachers Chapters gift cards, then made a gift basket up with jams and truffles, we are still allowed food gifts as long as they are nut free, because I made them the principal knows they are fine.
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