Friday, October 28, 2011

Five Christmas Teacher Gift Ideas

I know around my house at Christmas time there is a lot of teacher gift giving.  Teacher's deal with our kiddos all year long and in my opinion have one of the hardest jobs beside being a mommy.  They deserve a little treat come Christmas time.  So I have found some of the best ideas for teacher gifts that I can think of.  Check it out!!

This is a super cute idea.  This is basically all of the ingredients to make cookies but in a jar.  On the tag instead of putting girlfriend cookies you could put favorite teacher cookies.  Check it out over at Loralee Lewis and she give a good idea on just how to make this one.    

This is perfect and is a must.  You can put this in a little basket or just give it to your teacher like it is.
This can be used as an exfoliate to remove leftover stuff from the wonderful crafts we all make and it only takes minutes to make.  Check it out over at Under The Table and Dreaming.  All you need for this is:

-Mason Jar
-Extra Virgin Olive Oil
-Lemon Juice

Who does not LOVE cocoa at Christmas time.  This is a really good recipe and you can put it in this cute jar to give to your teacher.  All you need for this is:

-Powdered milk
-unsweetened cocoa powder
-Mini chocolate chips
-crushed peppermint candy
-Jar of some type

Check it out over at My

Here is what it looks like.  I love it.

This sounds super yummy and very easy to do as well.  Check out the full recipe at The Simple Dollar.  What you need for this is:

- Six apples
-powdered fruit pectin
-Brown sugar
-Ground nutmeg

I think this is my favorite idea yet.  I got this idea at Bee In My Bonnet.  Go over there and check it out.  You can order these super cute apron's from her.  

And this is what is in the jar.

Too cute huh?

23 Compliments:

Kelly said...

I came over from linking up over at 'Serenity Now.' Very cute ideas, I'll have to use a couple of these ideas!

Chrissy said...

These are so cute! I love the Carmel apple jam!! Yummy!

Pink Umbrella Photography said...

Looks yummy huh?

Kelly thanks for stopping by. Let me know how they turn out if you make any of these.

Kelley @ said...

Found ya on a link party :)
Thanks for sharing these great ideas! I love the apron recipe. Too cute!

Kim @ The Sasse Life said...

These are super cute. Thanks for linking up to Social Sunday.
new follower,

Coley said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE your ideas! Thank you so much for helping me think of gift ideas!

~The Bargain Babe said...

Fun! Love jars! And I like the Girlfriend Cookies, packaging makes all the difference! I've got to get better at presentation with my gifts.

Our Country Road said...

This is great!! Thank you for sharing the wonderful recipes. I'd love to have you link up at my party, Pinterest Tuesday!

Michelle said...

Thanks so much for posting these!

Cori said...

Super cute ideas! I really want to try the gifts in a jar this year!

Nikki@EverythingUndertheMoon said...

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Melissa said...

Hi! Hopped over here from The Sasse Life and I love this idea! As a teacher, I would love to get any of these gifts from my students, and I can think of a few teachers/friends who I want to make these for. Thanks for sharing this project!

-Melissa, Walking in Faith

Amy said...

Fabulous ideas! When I was teaching middle and high school English, I'd have loved to receive any of those great gifts! My fave is the mint hot cocoa! I'm pinning it! Would you pretty pleeease share it here at my holiday party?

Allison Nicole said...

Great ideas! My friend & I were talking the other day about making our own gifts this year, so I will have to let her know about some of these ideas & try them out!! Thanks! Now following, would love it if you came by for a visit & follow back!

Kimberly said...

Thanks for sharing these great ideas!! That apron is SO cute!!

Trish said...

Such a great collection of ideas! Thanks for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday. I can't wait to see what you share this week.

--Trish @ Mom On TImeout

Chantelle @ Mommyx3=Insanity said...

great ideas!! I'm your newest follower! feel free to check out my blog as well ;)

EvA. . . said...

super cute!! Im in love with all of them!

Crystal said...

Hey there. Look at you with 64 followers. So happy for you!

Thanks for linking this up last week on my mommy solution meme. This was the most clicked idea!

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like the gift idea...really like it.

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John Decker said...

This is a great idea. I think homemade picture frames are always a nice gift for teachers. I used to get them a lot from my aunt. Should would create all different styles and design so my wife is trying to teach our kids to make them. However, I think these ideas are great gifts for anyone. I like to get people new technology gifts for Christmas. I guess you could call me a technology nerd but this sort of gift can always come in handy. Last year I got my brother the Spy Detector because it can help him track where his son is driving. He just got his license and I know here worries about him.

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