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December 11th, 2012, 07:17 AM
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What are you giving your kids' teachers and school bus drivers (if they ride the bus) this year for Christmas? Are you doing any Christmas goody bags for the kids?
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December 11th, 2012, 10:24 AM
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I'm not doing goody bags but I will bring in a treat for their Christmas party at the end of the week!

His teachers are getting gift sets of wine charms, cocktail napkins, and a cute little spreader knife for cheeses and stuff. I just found them on Zulily and they looked cute, just came today! yay!
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December 11th, 2012, 11:10 AM
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I don't know what to do. As they go to daycare and Jack goes to pre-school, we have like 10 gifts to do.

Last year I bought them all picture frames, thought I might do mugs with coffee/tea packets this year, but might just make a donation to a local charity in their name.
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December 11th, 2012, 11:23 AM
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I have 2 teachers and 2 bus drivers to do.

The only thing I bought is a $15 gift card to the movies for Veronika's teacher; she's younger and I think she might enjoy something like that.

No idea what I'm doing for anyone else. It's hard shopping for people you don't know!
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December 11th, 2012, 01:07 PM
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Cooper interacts with many different teachers (9 I think!) so I organized a group gift from the families that wanted to participate in order to try to give the teachers a little more than they may otherwise get from individual families.

So far we've collected enough for a $25 gift card for each teacher.

Last year I did $5 gift cards for iTunes and/or Starbucks for his teachers.
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December 13th, 2012, 10:39 AM
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I have 4 Girl Scout leaders, 2 bus drivers and 5 teachers to buy for. I'm doing hand soap and hand sanitizer from bath and body works along with a little candle for each of them.
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December 15th, 2012, 01:23 PM
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I love my mom for thinking for me this year. I really needed that. The boys are giving their teachers, assistants and director a cute napkin holder with seasonal napkins.

I love the idea of giving the bus drivers a present. I know they are underappreciated!
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December 15th, 2012, 10:51 PM
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I did goody bags and cards for the two classrooms. Teacher and busdrivers get a gift bag with card, goodies and an ornament
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December 16th, 2012, 06:51 AM
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I did a giftcard to the movies & chocolates to teacher 1, giftcard to a department (Marshalls/Winners/Homesense) and a box of assorted teas to teacher 2. Then pine-needle scented hand soap and chocolates to bus driver 1, and a giftcard to Canadian Tire and a box of Irish Cream chocolates to driver 2.
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December 22nd, 2012, 06:14 PM
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I ordered Christmas ornaments that say "World's Greatest Teacher" and their name and year. I gave one to each teacher. We gave his computer teacher (he has her for a half hour once a week) a jar candle. They are the only people he interacts with often. Next year will be a different story.
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