Teacher Appreciation Giveaway!

Two, four, six, eight…who do we appreciate?
YOU!  Teachers! 
Thanks to Joey @ Creating, Teaching and Sharing with Joey for the adorable image!
It’s Teacher Appreciation MONTH (because we deserve a whole month, don’t we?) and I've teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers to bring an awesome giveaway your way!

Each of us has created a fun basket of goodies and will add to it a $25 gift certificate to Teachers Pay Teachers.  I’m sure you want to win!  When creating my basket, I actually bought double of a few items... because I wanted the items myself! 

Check out my basket:

What’s included?
*$25 Gift Certificate to Teachers Pay Teachers {Winner will be emailed the code.}
*Cute clipboard
*Notepads and sticky notes (You can never have too many!)
*Adorable pencils
*Lemon-scented candle
*Reuseable water bottle that looks like a water bottle--too stinkin' cute
*Winner's Choice of either my 4th or 5th grade Math Moves: Spiral Math Review {Winner will be emailed the file.}
Enter to win soon! This giveaway ends on Tuesday night at midnight just in time for you to spend that Teachers Pay Teachers gift card during the second day of the sale!  Make sure you check out all of the other fabulous baskets and enter to win those, too!

269 comments

  1. I would love to win this! I teach 5th grade.

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  2. How do we sign up for the giveaway?! This all looks great! :)

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  3. What a wonderful prize package! I teach 4th and 5th grades.

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  4. Your basket looks great! I teach 5th grade.

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  5. This looks great, but I don't see a way to sign up.

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  7. I would love to win! Like everyone else, how do we sign up?

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  8. It all looks great, but I don't see a way to sign up...

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  9. This would be a wonderful way to start the week!

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  10. The reusable water bottle that looks like a regular bottle of water is so fun! Do you we just comment to enter?

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  11. This is great! I don't see the giveaway, did I miss it?

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  12. This is a great opportunity! Thank you!

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  13. Great giveaway by great teachers! Thanks!

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  14. Like others said...where is the link to sign up? Would love to win the wonderful package!!!

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  15. Looks great! But, how do we sign up?

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  16. Looks awesome!!! How do we sign up? Do you have a rafflecopter?

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  17. Your giveaway looks amazing! Although, I'm not sure how to sign up. Hoping this comment counts as an entry to win. :-) Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to you!

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  18. This looks amazing! Thank you for putting this together. How do I enter?

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  19. I love that waterbottle! I am a water drinking Gal and love new waterbottles.

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  20. This looks amazing! I currently teach 3rd grade but will be teaching a 3-5 multiage classroom next year, so this would be amazing! How do we enter? Sign me up! 😊

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  21. What a cute package! I love that waterbottle! I teach fourth grade!

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  22. Thanks for the opportunity! This looks great!

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  23. Thank you for offering an amazing giveaway!!

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  24. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to you! The basket looks great!!

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  25. Would love to enter! Thanks for the chance! Zenfoxflower@yahoo.com

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  26. What an awesome opportunity! I would love to win the Math Spiral Review.

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  27. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

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  28. The best gift I've received is letters from students sharing how much I've meant to them.

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  29. I would love to win but didn't notice a raffle button like on the other sites. How do we enter to win?

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  30. I don't see your rafflecopter! :) Happy Teacher Appreciation week!

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  31. I received a poem about me from one of my students that I will never forget.

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  32. Would love to win! Not sure how to enter, but thank you!

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  33. I love getting notes from students. Actually I love everything they give me because they are so excited for me to open it!

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  34. It wasn't teacher appreciation week, but on my last day of student teaching, a student sung a song he wrote about me! It was hilarious!

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  35. a big hug and heartfelt note

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  36. Thank you for the opportunity!

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  37. This is a fantastic give-away. Thanks so much!

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  38. One year, a student and her mom gave me a $100 gift card to Old Navy for some new teacher clothes. It was AMAZING!

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  39. I love this giveaway and I love your care package! Know that you are appreciated and that so many teachers are grateful for all you do! Thank you!! :)

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  40. My favorite gift of all time was a a tree. Michael Green wheeled in a little evergreen in a wagon, plugged in the Christmas lights and played me a song on his violin. Best gift ever and the tree? Still alive in my yard! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  41. the most memorable gift was a plant from a student and getting to watch it grow along with my students.

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  42. Happy Teacher Appreciation week!

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  43. I got this cool handmade candy dispenser!! With my name on it! Most of my gifts are homemade...made with love! The best! :)

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  44. This is my first year teaching, so this will be my first teacher appreciation week! :)

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  45. Igot a barbie with a crochted dress that goes over a roll of toilet paper! Gotta love grade 1! Wendy 1stgradefireworks

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  46. Once a parent sent me a glass of champagne at a restaurant. They won Teacher Appreciation Week!

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  47. I enjoy the letters the students randomly write n their own.

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  48. I love the gifts that the students make themselves <3 Starbucks is good too :)

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  49. I loved the colorful flowers I got one year.

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  50. a t-shirt with all the kids signatures and picture on it.

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  51. One TAW gift that I will never forget was a letter from a parent. Those words of encouragement and thank meant more than any gift!

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  52. Love this...I have gotten some cute things over the years, but I always remember the giftcards to restaurants and other stores.

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  53. The greatest gift that I got was a pencil vase from a fellow teacher last school year. She had her 8th graders make a pencil vase with pencils and soup cans for each teacher. She then included beautiful plastic flowers. Also she had printed out a prayer for teachers. Each student wrote a special message to each teacher on the back of the prayer, and they handed them out to us at a special mass:)

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  54. One gift I received was a hand written letter from a troubled student. This student would repeatedly tell me he hated me, wish he wasn't in my class, disrupt the classroom, etc. In that letter was an apology for all his bad behavior. He said I didn't deserve the trouble he was giving me, the he loved me, and that he never had a teacher care for him like I do. I will never forget that student or that letter,

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  55. A White Sox teacher apple...it's super cool!

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  56. One gift I will never forget is a mug that says Best Teacher! Cheesy I know, but it was from one of my students who I swore didn't like me.

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  57. My kiddos wrote me the sweetest notes this year. Definitely my favorite gifts!

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  58. I have received many gifts, but the ones that mean the most are the cards my students create. They are funny, sweet, sincere and are heartfelt. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  59. I received a canvas tote bag with my students thumb prints that they had turned into little bugs! So cute!

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  60. My favorite are chocolate covered pretzels dipped by a student. Yummy and thoughtful.

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  61. One of my first ENL students told me that I inspired her to become a teacher. <3

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  62. A note from a student who said I was the reason that he liked school and he had never liked it before.

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  63. I received a Christmas ornament that had a hand written note in it that I didn't find until a few years later! I treasure that ornament!!

    Mrs. 3rd Grade 

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  64. My favorite gift - It was my last year in my previous district before we moved to New England. My class knew I loved anything nautical, so they did a shadow box with a lighthouse and a picture of a ship that had me as the captain and pictures of all my students sitting on the boat. It was adorable. :)

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  65. One of my students wrote a sweet poem about me as her teacher and her appreciation to me.

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  66. I have not received any gifts yet but we will see if I get any this week

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  67. Notes from students and parents thanking me

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  68. The parents in our school make posters for each teacher that they put up on our doors. Knowing that the parents took time to create this gesture is wonderful.

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  69. I appreciate all gifts I have received. :)

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  70. I received a mug with tea; I drank tea daily. I still use that mug, all these years later.

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  71. The best gifts are the notes I receive from my students. It lets me know that, no matter how hard this job is, it is well worth because we, as teachers, do make a difference in the lives of our students!

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  72. I teach 4th this year will be looping to 5th next year (first time teaching 5th). What a great package.

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  73. I don't receive much, but I had a student bring a half bottle of perfume because it was her mom's favorite. I returned it to mom, but it was the thought counted!

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  74. A Jordan Bookbag and a Jordan Dream Team T-shirt. My last name is Jordan and the kid knew I was a huge fan of Michael Jordan. She really went all out to make me happy!

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  75. One year a parent organized an art project without my knowing which had pieces and writing from each of my students.

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  76. One year...a parent of mine scrapbooked different quotes from my students about me. I still have it and it's one of my prized possessions as a teacher! :)

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  77. I work at an inner city, low income school, so I don't get many gifts. However, one year I received a framed class picture from one of our fieldtrips. That was really meaningful!

    Fancy Free in Fourth

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  78. A bottle of wine and a gift certificate for a massage!

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  79. My favorite gifts are from students. They always try to give you gifts and they are always the best! Once a student gave me a used Cardinals duffle bag. He knew how much I love the Cardinals. The bag was dirty and very worn, but he is a student who usually comes to school wearing the same outfit. I knew he gave me something meaningful to him and it meant the world to me!

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  80. A letter I received from a former student.

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  81. At the beginning of my first year of teaching, I received a basket of office supplies from a friend. She also gave me a book of inspirational quotes. I still turn to this book when I am down and need to be inspired. It meant a lot that she took the time to give me something.

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  82. I'd love to have this! I just about am finished with my first year of teaching. <3

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  83. My favorite are the little cards/notes that the students make me. :)

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  84. I received a S made out of crayons. I love it and I love telling my classes about my 1st class.

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  85. Love the great giveaway! My favorite gifts are the letters my students send me.

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  86. At a Muffins for Moms celebration, one of my students very sneakily had all the students sign a Mother's Day card for me that she made. She said since my mom couldn't be there like their moms, she wanted me to feel special. Talk about a tear jerker!!!! It happened to be during TA week also!

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  87. I have a handmade book from my first class at the school where I teach now. I LOVED those kids and that class. It was the best year. They are all getting ready to graduate high school soon. Aahh!

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  88. I have an owl themed classroom and have had several students draw me pictures of owls!

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  89. The handmade letters students make!

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  91. I love when I get handwritten notes from my students.

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  92. Thanks so much! I love when my students draw me things or send me pictures from their phones of things that they love (I teach 5th but moving to 4th next year!)

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  93. I would love this! I teach 3rd grade in NC :) The best Teacher Appreciation Gift I have ever received from my students has to be a photo album filled with the students thumbprints made to look like animals. The students also wrote something they loved about me. This was during my internship and it was a great way to start my career!

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  95. This will be my first Teacher Appreciation week as a teacher, so my best gift is yet to come!

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  96. I received a glass apple from a student engraved with an inscription saying that I changed her life. It reminds me everyday how important my job is.

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  97. A huge poster sized card from a student listing specific examples how I helped her grow during the year.

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  98. A beautiful Willow Tree figure of a child with their instrument from a former band student.

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  99. My best Teacher Appreciation gift was a cookbook with special recipe from each family.

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  100. I had a student make my a card-made of candy! The candy took the place of some of the words in the message-it was awesome!

    :) Kaitlyn
    Smiles and Sunshine

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  101. Earrings that matched our school colors, and after I put them on, the student informed me she "had only worn them once!"

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  102. My most memorable gift was a beach bag with a towel and puzzle book.Perfect for summer in Florida. The bag is perfect to carry supplies to and from school as well.

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  103. A surprise party on teacher appreciation day by a sweet girl. The same young lady does her student teaching in our building this fall. I was inspiration to go into education.

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  104. One of my students wrote a short chapter book about everything she remembered about me being her teacher. I treasure that book so much!

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  105. Haven't had one yet so I don't know. This is my first year teaching!

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  106. I love checking out everyone's basket for this giveaway. We clearly all love our school supplies and can never have enough! ;)

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  107. Three years ago, my grandson was born four months premature, weighing in at 1 pound 15 ounces. He spent the first six months of his life in neonatal care. My kiddos were so wonderful. They made beautiful cards and artwork to decorate his incubator. One lovely young lady even hand knitted booties and a hat for him. He finally fit into them when he was about a year old!

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  108. Best gift was a trophy with an engraved thankyou on it!

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  109. One of my most challenging parents (yes, parents!) surprised me with a cake and balloons for my birthday. Her son spent all day making sure I was having the best birthday ever. It was extremely thoughtful for both of them to go out of their ways to show me that they really did appreciate me.

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  110. last year I received a bound book with hand written notes from all 65 of my 5th graders! A parent had taken the time to contact all of the families and put it together. I love it :)

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  111. a scarf knit by a student :D

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  112. Several years ago the then principal arranged for us to receive chair massages.

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  113. A simple note of thanks is more precious than gold!

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  115. The door decorated with students' notes of appreciation.

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  116. Teacher Appreciation week isn't celebrated in my neck of the woods...must find a way to make it happen!

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  117. I haven't had many teacher appreciation weeks, but so far my favorite gift has got to be the bound book of notes I got when I was student teaching. I keep it on my desk at home. :)

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  118. The clipboard I received from my student teaching class. It has my name on it and I still use it to this day (17 years later).
    chief9937@Yahoo.com

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  119. My favorite "gift" is actually a hand written note of appreciation.

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  120. I enjoy receiving notes of thank you and appreciation. Means a lot when people take the time to do that. =)

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  121. My class gave me a baby shower for my 1st born!

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  122. One year a little girl gave me the sweetest card that said I was the best teacher ever and had a drawing of me as a puppy :)

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  123. I got a bracelet from one of my student teaching babies. It was so sweet!

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  124. A picture frame from a student who changed my life

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  125. The most memorable gift is just the amount of homemade cards from my students.

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  126. A teacher appreciation gift I will never forget were flowers a young girl picked from her garden just for me.

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  127. A scentsy warmer with a wonderful note

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  128. I received wind chimes from a very special child.

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  129. Thanks so much for all the appreciation!

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  130. Thanks for your appreciation. I'm now a follower! This was such a fun idea!

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  131. Thank you for doing the giveaway!

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  132. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week everyone!

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  133. Every year, our PTA provides/serves dinner and childcare to the teachers! It's the best!

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  134. I wish I received gifts :( Unfortunately my students and my principal do not do gifts of appreciation or cards. My husband feels bad for me and usually gives me a starbucks gift card :) I also like to spread some joy around my building and gave Luna bars to my colleagues with a tag that said thanks for not being a luna-tic to work with :)

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  135. What a wonderful giveaway!!

    I will never forget the homemade books and cards that the kiddos make for me :) Some make me cry each year! XO

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  136. I love pictures and homemade cards!!

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  137. The reward of seeing how much my children have learned through the year :)
    Lori H

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  138. This is my fifth year teaching, and I can honestly say, I've never received a gift for Teacher Appreciation Week. However, my principal did cook us breakfast this morning, and that was amazing! A great way to start the day!

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  140. Most students and parents don't know about Teacher Appreciation week, but my school has always made sure to do something special for us each day of the week- like Sonic drinks today!
    - Constance Massey

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  141. Thank you for this opportunity! Happy Teacher Appreciation MONTH to you as well!

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  142. I received a handwritten candy gram from a 6th grader two years ago, loved it and all the candy!!!

    Thanks!
    Elizabeth

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  143. Since I am new to the profession (I graduate next week) I have never received a teacher appreciation gift.

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  144. A student one year brought me a twig that they had used rocks to try and sharpen and told me they had given me a new pencil. I will never forget it and will always keep it.

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  145. What a super fun way to celebrate this week!

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  146. A handmade note! Always the BEST!!!!! (A Dunkin Donuts gift card is a close second.) ;)

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  147. The most memorable gift was a bamboo plant from one of my kiddos! I still have that and remember that special student!

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  148. I love the sweet notes my fourth graders write me. :)

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  149. Thanks for this appreciation.

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  150. This looks like an amazing give away! Thanks for the fun!

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  151. I got a massage my first year teaching. PTO sponsored it and I was floored at how amazing and thoughtful it was!

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  152. Your blog is awesome! Thank you! :)

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  153. The teacher appreciation gift that I won't forget was a personalized poem written and framed by a student.

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  154. A letter from a student saying that I was important to her because she felt safe in my room - made me cry and wonder why/where she didn't feel safe.

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  155. Thoughtful notes and pictures from my students and their families make everything - even the crazy times! - so worthwhile!

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  156. Once I got a gift certificate to Ticketmaster. That was cool!

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  157. Very generous of you. I appreciate YOU!

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  159. Last year, one of the sweetest fourth graders I have ever known gave me one of those bottled Frappuccinos - I almost always had one every day at the time, and she said, "I got you this because you always have one!" Too sweet. She totally "got me," haha!

    Sarah Beth
    Miss White's Classroom

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  160. I received a bunch of personalized letters from my students. The letters were so detailed and pure. It warms my heart just thinking of it! Best gift ever!!




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  161. Letters and cards are always my favorite!

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  162. A kiddo wrote me a seriously touching letter. I kept it and still have it!

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  163. I appreciate anything I receive as they thought is so nice! I am always blown away by people's generosity. Last week for my birthday, one student reached into his backpack and gave me a dollar for a gift. He was so happy to give it to me!

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  164. My mentor teacher made me a book with letters from my student teaching class. LOVE!

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  165. One Year I was given a homemade apple pie

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  166. As a special education teacher, in and inclusive classroom. I don't get very many gifts, but my para gave me the best pencil sharpener that I have ever seen. I love it!!

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  167. My favorite teacher appreciation gift was from a student who was in my class last year. We had been practicing writing 5 paragraph essays. This darling wrote me a 5 paragraph essay describing why I was her favorite teacher. Made my year!!!!!

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  168. Havent taught too long but this would definitely be a really great gift to win :)

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  169. Every student brought me a card thanking me and a parent brought bagels, hot chocolate and flowers.

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  170. I received a special, homemade gift each day of the week from a student. It was so sweet and thoughtful of him and his family.

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  171. Framed picture of one of my kiddos. I still have it on the piano. :)

    Thank you so much for putting this together. Happy teacher appreciation week to you, as well!

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  172. So far it's several giftcards to Starbucks!

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  173. A sweet card created by 3 sisters - I had all 3! :-)

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  174. The one thing I cannot forget are the sweet words from a child a few years ago. She said she wished I was her Mom. That was the biggest compliment ever.

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  175. A grandmother of three boys. I have had all three now and she always brings in fresh flowers. She is very sweet. I also received a pedicure one year. :)

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