This thoughtful teacher’s favorite things gift idea might be just what you are looking for this season.
This was a gift given to my son’s teacher last year, and she said it was the most thoughtful gift she had ever received. At that moment, I realized I had a winner and wanted to share.
This teacher gift idea is centered around uncovering your teacher’s favorite things. This “favorite things” printable can be useful as a tool for discovery.
It’s best to give these to your teacher at the beginning of the year so that come Christmas, a birthday or teacher appreciation week, your teacher is unsuspecting.
Thoughtful Teacher’s Favorite Things Gift Idea
The concept behind this idea is simple. Discover your teacher’s favorite things. Compile their favorite things. Present these collection as a gift in a cute container labeled with the saying “These are a Few of my Favorite Things,” taken affectionally from “The Sound of Music.”
For this idea, you will need to download a couple of my free printables.
First, you will definitely want the teacher intake sheet so you can discover their favorite things. I have altered the original printable to include fruit and hobbies.
You will also want to download my free “These are a Few of my Favorite Things” printable that can be affixed to the side of a container.
For the teacher featured above, her favorites included Skittles, apples, chocolate with caramel, Target, brownies and baking.
To take the time to gather and assemble her most dearest delights touched her heart. Don’t our amazing teachers deserve this kind of care? They care for, love on and grow the minds of our children every single day. The deserve appreciation for all that they do.
I found this plastic plaid bin at Fred Meyer. Here are a few other container ideas I found on Amazon (affiliate link included):
Small Storage Basket Soft Felt Collapsible Baskets Storage Bins for Cellphone Earphone Chargers Cables Make Up Shelf Fabric Drawers Storage Baskets Cute Storage Baskets Light GrayAmazonBasics Two Tone Linen Storage Basket Bin with Handles, Set of Two, SmallSpectrum Diversified Twist Wire Storage Basket, Medium, Black
As you reflect on the gift that teachers are to our children, I hope you choose to error on thoughtfulness and generosity.