Teacher Appreciation Week Activities and Ideas
Teacher Appreciation Week is a coming up fast! Teachers work hard and a lot more hours then most people would think. Let’s celebrate and honor the hard work and dedication of our teachers. Here are a week’s worth of ideas and activities to show the teachers and staff at your child’s school how special you think they are. Do them on your own or collectively with other parents.
Monday: Give flowers
Take a flowers in a pretty vase to your teacher. Purchase them from a florist or pick them from your yard. If your school celebrates Teachers all week, send several flowers each day. By the end of the week, your child’s teacher will have a beautiful arrangment she can take home.
Tuesday: Give school supplies
Ask ahead and find out what items your child’s teacher is running low on. Pick up some school supplies from your local dollar store. Or search your house for any usable office supplies that you no longer need. Don’t worry if your supplies are slightly used – teachers won’t be too picky about their condition.
Wednesday: Give a Thank You note
Have your child create a card, draw or paint a picture, or write a letter for each teacher. A handwritten note or letter is, by far, one of the most appreciated gifts a teacher will ever receive.
Thursday: Give a hug
This is the easiest gift of all. Remind your child to give her teachers the biggest hugs of the year when she enters the classroom. Yes, it is OK to hug a teacher, as long as the hug is initiated by the student — especially if it’s for a thank you!
Friday: Give a gift
Send a small gift for each teacher. It can be homemade, from the dollar store, or anything you wish to give. Or you can give them a gift card to their favorite restaurant, bookstore, coffee shop or Target.