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Gift of wine stands the test of time for teachers

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TERM four has started, which means school is almost out and it's time to start thinking about gifts for our school teachers.

It is a lovely gesture to give a little thank you to the people who have taught, played with and - let's face it - endured our children during the year.

I'd be very surprised if my son's Year 2 teacher doesn't start a drinking habit after having my little precious in her class this year.

She has the patience of a saint, so I think she deserves something a bit spesh.

Remember, the more trips to the principal's office during the year, the more you should probably spend on a gift. I think I'll need a bank loan! Here are some ideas.

Classic gifts

Box of chocolates

Flowers in a pot

A nice boxed pen set

Fancy selection of tea or coffee blends

Gift vouchers to Typo (seriously - who doesn't love Typo?)

Wine

 

Practical gifts

The gifts that a teacher can use - and are pretty.

2016 journal

Wall calendar

Coloured paperclips

A HUGE coffee cup (they need it - don't be stingy)

Wine

Personalised gifts

A photo frame (if your child was naughty don't include a picture)

Laptop bag

Coloured clipboards in the teacher's favourite colour

Selection of fun stamps or stickers

Wine

 

Christmassy gifts

Christmas earrings or cufflinks

Boxed Lions Christmas Cake (practical and goes to a good cause)

Box of homemade Christmas biscuits

Christmas mug filled with chocolate bars

Wine

 

Jody Allen is the founder of Stay At Home Mum: http://www.stayathomemum.com.au

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