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    Question Christmas gift ideas for teachers...

    I have 5 teachers, 2 teacher aides and a grounds person to buy for - basically the entire staff of our awesome wee school here, really cannot think of ideas.

    They are all women. Something thoughtful, but not *too* expensive...

    I want to do this now and get them packed away, 'cos I know with the stress of Christmas, I'll flag it into the 'too hard basket' and I really DO want to thank all the staff, they have all been SO good to my 3 boys this year.

    Oh and for the soccer coach, who is a big burly farmer type!! (Guy)
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    In the past I have bought/made Christmas tree ornaments, plants (mini herb gardens), cookies in a jar, mani/pedi voucher. I always write a note letting them know how much we appreciate all they have done through the year.
    This year I'm going to get good stainless steel water bottles ( with their names on) and a funky lunch bag.

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    last year I got notepads made from artscow.com

    they were $2 each - personal design by DD ... they were great

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    I do hampers with homemade food like truffles, dukkah, biscotti, jams, fudge etc.

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    I generally get pewter Christmas decorations and get "thank you love my kids name and the year" engraved on the back.

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    I like that idea davally. Where do you get them from?

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    Last Christmas I gave money to oxfam for a donated school pack supplied in honour of the school and pre-school, and wrote up a special Christmas note to each teacher to let them know. They all really liked, one teacher liked it so much she cried.
    I think I'm going to do that again this year.

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    I found a nice idea online where you give the teacher a jar of M&Ms, then the child (or parent if they are still too young) writes something nice corresponding to each colour in the jar. Such as, "Yellow is for the bright smile you gave me each morning," "Blue is for your patience in showing me the way." etc....

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