Back to School Gift Ideas

If you love your teammates as much as I do... you are probably pondering how to make them feel special on the first day of school! My teammates-- Cathy and Ros-- have been my saving grace and my source of laughter for several years now-- we balance each other perfectly. They make me want to be a better person/teacher! Pinterest has been a fabulous recourse for my research for the ultimate gift! Check out some of my favorite ideas below:


This Jungle Clipboard comes from Mrs. Thompson
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I couldn't find a link to this one--but I have seen them everywhere!



The source for this picture was Perfect Cadence-- but I wasn't able to link to the blog.



This idea came from Grey Grey Designs and has to be one of the cutest things I have ever seen!



These flower pots come from Cara Carroll at First Grade Parade


I know I could just buy my teammates something, but I want it to be special and homemade! I also need suggestions for a gift for a male-- we have a new-to-us first grade teacher, and I am not sure he would appreciate all my animal print! HA!

Hope you are inspired!
Katie

9 comments:

  1. Thanks for linking to my clipboard! I'm pretty proud of that thing! :)

    Adventures in Teaching

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  2. Love the ideas you shared! I, too, have been trying to think of something special for my team--thanks for giving me inspiration!

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  3. That P crayon picture looks like it was made by a machine!!! Too perfect, mine would never look like that, haha! :)

    Marvelous Multiagers!

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  4. I just became a follower! I am Mrs. King and I am a first grade teacher! I love the title of your blog... very cute!

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  5. I like the idea of giving each of your teammates something to say Happy School year! I have a full time assistant and I normally get her something at the beginning of each school year. Something I've done in the past is a Teacher Survival Kit. I'm sure you've seen this on different blogs. I put items into a bag (yours could be in an animal print bag) and there was a meaning for each item. I believe I have this saved if you want to know the exact things I used in it, just let me know and I would be glad to share it with you! Also, I am new to the whole blogging world. I would love it if you checked out my blog and became a follower and/or grabbed my button. I hope you enjoy!

    http://krazyfunteaching.blogspot.com/

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  6. Oh Wowsie!!! I LOVE those zebra cakes! That is the cutest thing ever! Katie you are just bursting with "wild" ideas!
    Christie :)
    First Grade Fever

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  7. Our theme for this year is "Wild About Learning." You can bet your next paycheck that those Zebra Cakes will be given out to teachers on Monday morning- out first day of school. LOVE. :) Lana

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  8. Hey. I just added you to my blogroll. I love some of the ideas you are sharing and look forward to more.

    ✪ Liam ✪
    Twist of Liam

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