Monday, May 19, 2014

Thanks for "BEE"lieving in Me

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You all know I'm plowing through the last semesters of my elementary education degree.  This semester I was in a Kindergarten classroom.  

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My time there is done and I wanted to do something to thank the principal for allowing me to be in her school. *I did a gift for the classroom teacher too, that will be a post later!Here it is!

Here is what I came up with:

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Obviously preservice teachers could use this gift idea for their cooperating teacher or principal, but it also works for lots of other gift recipients. Piano teacher gift from their student?  Dance coach gift from the child?  Cheer coach gift from the squad?  

In keeping with the bee theme, the gift itself is a bee shaped wind chime ($8 at CVS): 

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Add some sharpie-drawn lettering and bumblebees, a twist of ricrac ribbon (Target gift wrap section) and some yellow tissue paper, and this gift is ready to go!

Similar wind chimes:

Need more ideas for teacher appreciation gifts?  Try my Pinterest board!

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  1. That is such a nice, encouraging gift. I am sure your principal loved it.

  2. So cute! I love your ideas Tammy! Pinning!


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