Is there a student teacher in your child’s classroom this year? The following gift ideas offer some choices if you want to include the student teacher on your holiday gift giving list. Most of the gift ideas are very reasonably priced, helping you to stay within your budget.
Some schools have guidelines regarding gifts for staff including student teachers. It is best to find out if there are any guidelines at your child’s school before you begin to shop for the student teacher.
This will come in handy to write down thoughts and classroom remembrances. It is a gift that will be welcomed.
2. Gift Bag
Fill a small gift bag with school supplies. Some items to include are: sticky pads, pens, pencils, paper clips, markers, etc. These useful items can all be used in a classroom.
3. Notepaper or Stationery
Sometimes a letter or note written by hand is necessary or desired. This gift makes letter or note writing more stylish and elegant.
4. Gift Certificate
A gift certificate for a teacher supply store, office supply store or a craft store will be put to good use purchasing much-needed classroom supplies.
5. Homemade Card
Have your child create a special holiday card using construction paper, crayons, etc. This is a gift the student teacher will cherish.
6. Pair of Gloves
A pair of gloves is a good gift because a person can always use another pair of gloves. They also make a nice present because they come in various prices.
7. Key Chain
A key chain is a gift that will be used and appreciated. The key chain can hold the desk and file cabinet keys that the teacher will use in their classroom.
8. Weekly or Daily Planner
A planner enables the recipient to keep track of their appointments in style.
A book of bulletin board ideas, classroom activities, etc. is a good gift. The teacher will put the book to good use as they start their teaching career.
10. Thank You Note
Have your child write the student teacher a note thanking them for all the good work they have done in the classroom. The student teacher will appreciate this gift.
Once again, remember to find out if there are any special rules at your child’s school regarding gifts, for staff including student teachers, before you begin to shop. If there are no rules regarding gifts for student teachers, hopefully these gift ideas helped you find a holiday gift. Happy shopping.