May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week, and as a parent who is also a printables designer, it’s always one of my personal favorite weeks of each year. I am in AWE of our teachers. They are hard working, caring, creative individuals who are committed to giving our kids the best elementary school experience possible. They give so much of themselves, that I feel like one week of celebrating them is the very least we can do.
This year, I’m delighted to share a quick Teacher Appreciation gift idea, along with a free printable.
Teacher Treat Tins
Each day during Teacher Appreciation Week, we have a different theme to help celebrate our teachers. Today, for instance, is Treat Tuesday. Parents could bring in any sort of favorite snacks, drinks, gift cards to the teacher’s favorite shop, items related to their teacher’s favorite hobby, and so on.
I put together these super quick, cute, and delicious Teacher Treat Tins full of Blue Diamond Almonds to bring to each of my kids’ teachers for Treat Tuesday.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money or take several hours out of your day to acknowledge and thank your kids’ teachers in some way. I’ve been told by several teachers that sometimes their favorite teacher treats are simple, adorable cards made by their students. But let’s face it: a teacher’s day is long and challenging, and they need tasty, healthy snacks full of protein to help keep them going.
Almonds have long been one of my go-to snacks, and it turns out they are a favorite of one of my kids’ teachers, so I was thrilled to put together a Teacher Treat Tin full of Blue Diamond Almonds for Treat Tuesday! Blue Diamond Almonds have these awesome little 100-calorie snack packs available that fit perfectly into treat tins, boxes, or bags, and are great for teachers to keep at their desk for when hunger strikes during the day but they can’t leave their room.
Blue Diamond Almonds also has two awesome flavors out in larger pouch sizes: Dark Chocolate Almonds and Sea Salt Almonds. The Dark Chocolate Almonds are just lightly coated with chocolate — think a light dusting, not a full candy coating — to give the oven roasted almonds a sweet flavor. They are just enough to satisfy a mid-afternoon chocolate craving. And the Sea Salt Almonds — well, you can’t go wrong with this classic flavor. I’ve kept pouches of the Sea Salt flavor in my purse this past week and it’s come in handy during my daughter’s softball games and running all over town for work!
Teacher Treat Thank You Printables
I topped off each Teacher Treat Tin with a little round thank you tag, then had each child write a personal note on a blank tag to include with it. There are four designs, and a couple of them can be used for End-of-the-Year Teacher Gifts as well. Always looking ahead and looking out for you, my friends, that’s what I do. ;)
I’m offering up these printables as a new design in the shop soon, but until then, you can download the free printable for those last minute teacher’s gifts this week! And, I kept the wording generic, so truly: ANYONE can use the bulk of these thank you gift tag printables. They can top off gifts for your friend, for Mother’s Day coming up, for Father’s Day, and so on.
Each printable comes with 12 circle tags, approximately 1.5″ round in diameter each. There are three of each of the four different designs included on the digital PDF sheet you will get with the free printable.
CLICK HERE to download the Teacher Treat Printable By Urban Bliss, LLC
Download once, and print as many as you need!
Teacher Door Decorations
To kick off our Teacher Appreciation Week at school, several parents snuck in after teachers left the school last Friday afternoon and decorated doors. Here’s one I did for a teacher who loves the beach, with the help of two other AWESOME moms in the class. Pretty happy with how it turned out, considering I changed ideas around 11pm the night before, and had to teach a social media workshop to interior designers the entire next morning. Thank goodness for the trusty Silhouette machine, which came through in the nick of time! And yes, the teacher’s name has been blurred out, and I’ve watermarked the heck out of the photo.
We have more fun in store for the remaining days of Teacher Appreciation Week, but just in case some teachers are reading, I’ll keep the rest as a surprise! :)
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Thanks so much to ALL of the amazing teachers out there! We appreciate you!
If you have kids, how do you celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week?
If you don’t have kids, do you still remember your favorite teacher?
Thanks to Blue Diamond Almonds for sponsoring this post. All opinions and photos are my own.