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teacher appreciation

This week was Teacher Appreciation week. For a crafter like myself, things such as this get me going. A couple of weeks before, I start gathering ideas and talking to the kids. We make a plan and then slowly, each day, we work on it. I’m so thankful they are as into it as I am. I love how they suggest things. I help them when they’re stumped, and together we make a plan to say, “Thank you.” Here’s the little gifts they brought each day. Joshua was only embarrassed about carrying a vase of flowers to school. Other than that, he was totally cool with blessing his teacher.

Day 1 :: An Izze drink in the kids favorite flavor, blackberry.


Day 2 :: Popcorn for a very POPular teacher (inspired from this idea).


Day 3 :: Lemonade pie in a jar. This was a Mother’s Day idea I found on Our Best Bites. The recipe was easy enough for the kids to make themselves!

lemonade pie

Day 4 :: Flowers. Washed out Izze bottles make great vases. 🙂


Day 5 :: A box of homemade chocolates. This was Emma G’s idea. I bought cardboard boxes for them to decorate and made Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Truffles (recipe from Sweet Confections) to put inside. She had a great idea!

chocolate box

Did you do any fun things for teacher appreciation? If you need ideas for next year, check out my Today’s Mama roundup. So many fun things!


 Linking up with Jennifer @ Studio JRU for Sneak Peek Friday. Awesome creativeness to check out over there!

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